A Dance in the Woods

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By Janet K Brennan

Publisher : Casa de Snapdragon Publishing Company

ABOUT Janet K Brennan

Janet K Brennan
Janet K. Brennan: AKA J. B. Stillwater, is a writer and poet who lives in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains in Albuquerque, New Mexico with her husband, Arthur, and a great gray cat named Amos. Her short stories and poetry have been published around the world. Most recently, " More...



Anna and William Benton felt secure with three beautiful children, a home in the desert of New Mexico, and a wonderful marriage. Then tragedy struck. Their eldest daughter, Beth, was admitted to a hospital with asthma. Just days later she suddenly passed away in the middle of the night, plunging Anna into the depths of depression with inexplicable pain in her body that she had never experienced before, To make matters worse, her military husband received orders to report for duty with his family to a small American community in the mountains of northern Italy, resulting in the loss of their home and stability at a time when they needed it most.

Janet lost her 21 year old daughter to an unfortunate accident. This after years of her daughter slashing and attempting suicide. Unfortunately, Janet's husband was transferred to Italy shortly after Kristen's death. Janet wound up in and out of Italian hospitals as they tried to diagnose her pains while living in a remote mountain village in the hills between Verona and Venice Italy.