Nothing could compare to a man’s happiness of finally finding his one lasting true love. His joy did not last. Soon after was a wheel of misfortune and suffering.
Author Howard R. Milsted Jr. pens a bittersweet tale of love and loss in the gripping story, “A Real Love Story”, set in the background of the volatile sixties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Highlighted by a constant search for a civil war hero.
And while the question lies if he found the woman he was searching for or what the odds leading to finding love and losing it thereafter, here is a story of growth and immense love shown through his various life experiences and his triumphs and personal struggles.
Timely and encouraging, “A Real Love Story”, intertwines with gripping accounts of loss and misery yet finding hope in a world of heartbreaks and nightmares.
About the Author:
Howard R. Milsted, Jr. is a mechanical engineer who owns and operates a successful mechanical contracting business in suburban Philadelphia for over sixty years. He lives in Southern New Jersey with his fourth collie, Maeve. Howard is extremely close to his family and is a man who finds it difficult to be idle. Over the years, he’s made many clocks and other intricate projects which have found their way to relatives and friends near and far. Howard initially scoffed at the prospect of becoming an author. When he started writing; however, he found that putting his life into words through two romantic novels: A Real Love Story and Eyes From Above became a passion that just wouldn’t go away … as was his enduring love for his beloved wife, Claire. His love of his collies (he’s owned four) led him to pen the richly animated children’s book, Just Another Collie. Howard’s most recent novel: Double Ds Exposed, completes the circle of his life story. He thinks he’s finished writing, but you just never know!
Paperback: 180 pages
Publisher: Xlibris (October 31, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches