After years of physical and mental exploitation and voyaging over intercontinental waters way too many times, Rose Thorn finally flees her native Jamaica for good to hide out in Brooklyn with her daughter. In her quest to realize her dream of pursuing a college degree she is reunited with her soul mate, Calvin Jones.
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About the Author
Sandra A. Ottey is the author of Jamerican Connection and the sequel, Runaway Comeback, A Novel. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York and a master’s degree from Polytechnic University. Sandra lives in New York and is working on her third novel. You may write to her at email@example.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Rose was married to Donavan, who was a very abusive husband. She didn’t finish school and she got pregnant early. He wanted to keep her down and be the breadwinner of the family. She runs away with her daughter Crystal and heads to New York where her uncle Myles and his wife Wendy live. In New York she gets reacquainted with a guy she knew from high school in Jamaica, Calvin. Donovan, seeing that Rosie has moved forward with her life and she finished her college degree, knew she wasn’t going to come back to him and makes a move. There is a confrontation, and some truths are revealed. Sandra Ottey’s “Runaway Comeback” is a great book. It flows well and it is very interesting, holding readers’ attention from page one until the end. The title is very appropriate and it is explained well in the end of the book. It has some nice, unexpected twists and turns that will leave readers wanting more. I can’t want to read the next book in this series. Reviewed by: KaTina
Ok, so i thought the first book was good but this one was phenomenal!!!! A terrific follow- up to the first book.... the way the writer was able to go forward with the story and briefly put in excerpts from the first to remind you of what this girl went thru was excellent... the writer has a real talent for this.. good luck and I'm waiting for your next project!!!!
GREAT BOOK THIS BOOK WAS AN AMAZING READ JUST LIKE IT'S PREQUEL. IT KEPT ME ON THE EDGE OF MY SEAT AND HAD ME ROOTING FOR ROSEY. I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE NEXT ONE!!!!