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A Timeless Journey Through History: Susan L. Pelletier’s Debut Novel “Turning Point” Premieres at the L.A. Times Festival of Books 2024

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A Timeless Journey Through History: Susan L. Pelletier’s Debut Novel "Turning Point" Premieres at the L.A. Times Festival of Books 2024
"Turning Point," a historical novel by Susan L. Pelletier, will debut at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, exploring the century-spanning saga of a family through its matriarch, Varvara. The novel intertwines rich historical contexts from the Russian Revolution to WWII with personal stories of ballet and equestrian passions.

Scriptor House is thrilled to announce the debut of "Turning Point" by Susan L. Pelletier, set to be showcased at the L.A. Times Festival of Books. This poignant historical novel invites readers into the rich tapestry of a family’s legacy as narrated by a 104-year-old matriarch, Varvara, whose life story spans over a century of love, loss, and triumph.

Set against the backdrop of historical milestones from the Russian Revolution to World War II, "Turning Point" is a compelling saga that explores the intertwining lives of Varvara and her great-great-granddaughter, Angelique. As the family gathers at Pelican’s Perch, their ancestral home, Varvara decides it’s time to share her remarkable journey from her early days in Russia to the challenges and achievements of her life in France and America. This narrative weaves through the dynamics of a family marked by their passions for ballet and equestrian competitions.

Susan L. Pelletier, born in Oxford, Massachusetts, brings her deep appreciation for history and her Armenian heritage into her writing. "Turning Point" is a tribute to Pelletier’s life experiences and her imaginative storytelling, making it a novel that resonates with anyone who cherishes family history and personal growth.

Janice C. Bursell, an Amazon reviewer, praised the book, saying, “This book made me laugh and cry in many places. If you are familiar with the Westerly Beach area it really brings you home. Full of history. A most probable story-line from a character that is over a century old. Good read.”

"Turning Point" is is an intimate exploration of the human spirit’s resilience and the bonds that unite generations. Readers looking for a deep, engaging, and emotionally rich journey will find this book a valuable addition to their collection.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Or grab your copy today at Amazon and Barnes & Noble and immerse yourself in a saga of love, legacy, and resilience!

About the Book

In the twilight of her years, a 104-year-old matriarch gathers her descendants at the family’s storied estate to weave the rich tapestry of her life. From the icy winds of the Russian Revolution to the sunlit fields of Normandy and the shores of Rhode Island, her journey is a testament to the enduring power of love and family. Through wars, separations, and reunions, this saga spans six generations, revealing the profound connections that bind a family’s soul across the ages. Each page is a doorway into a past filled with both heartache and immense joy, inviting readers to discover the legacy that forever altered the course of many lives.

About the Author

Susan L. Pelletier, a native of Oxford, Massachusetts, brings a rich tapestry of personal and cultural heritage to her writing. Raised in a large family with a love for the ocean fostered on the shores of Cape Cod, Pelletier’s storytelling draws from a deep well of historical passion and familial ties. An avid reader, dedicated gardener, and active member of her church choir, her narrative prowess was first expressed through poetry at the age of nine. Married to her high school sweetheart for over forty years and a mother and grandmother, her debut novel weaves her Armenian heritage with her love of history, capturing the essence of family legacy and the enduring human spirit.

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