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Gooseberry Island


They met at the worst possible moment...or maybe it was just in time. David McClain was about to go to war and Lindsey Wood was there at his going-away party, capturing his heart when falling for a woman was the last thing on his mind. While David was serving his country, he stayed in close contact with Lindsey. But war changes a person, and when he came home very little had the same meaning that it had before – including the romance that had sustained him. Was love truly unconquerable, or would it prove to be just another battlefield casualty?


Gooseberry Island is the most nuanced, dramatic, and romantic novel yet from a writer whose ability to plumb the depths of human emotion knows few peers.


300 pages, 6 x 9



Ebook ISBN: 978-1-61188-181-3

Trade Paperback $13.95

E-book $9.99




#1 B&N Bestseller (Nook; paid)

Advicesbooks Best Books of 2014

Conversations 2015 Top 10 Must Read Books List - 2015 Booklovers Awesome Award

2015 Global Ebook Awards - Silver Medal

2015 Readers' Favorite Book Gold Medal (Military Fiction category)

2015 USA Best Book Awards - Finalist

2015 London Book Festival - Winner

2015 Indiefab BOTY Award - finalist


What the world is saying about this release


– Crystal Book Reviews


"If you struggle with how war affects so many, read Gooseberry Island by

Steven Manchester."

– Single Titles


“Steven Manchester did a tremendous job at highlighting the emotional

impact serving our country has on our soldiers; that sometimes the wounds

aren’t physical but emotional.”

– Literarily Illumined


"Gooseberry Island is beautifully written and draws out all your emotions. It

makes you cry and there are times you will even smile. Steven Manchester

knows how to touch his readers’ hearts."

– Socrates' Book Reviews


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