When One Door Closes

When One Door Closes

by Sandy Wolters

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Her marriage a disaster, Lilly closes the door to her personal life. Can meeting Bruce open a door to a new life or will her fear shut her off from love?

All Lilly has ever wanted to do is sing, but being an internationally famous superstar has turned her life into a living nightmare. Closing the door on her destructive marriage, she runs to her best friend's rural home in northern Arizona, hoping to stay out of the public's eye and sort out her life.

Bruce Silk, a Flagstaff police officer, doesn't approve of his brother's rakish rock star lifestyle but still keeps an eye on his remote home when he's out on tour. More than once he's had to arrest groupies who invaded the property to steal some small memento from the famous Clay Silk. So why does he feel sucker-punched when he slaps the cuffs on this latest trespasser?

When One Door Closes is the first book in the “Rock Star Series.” Another Door Opens, the second book, will be released in mid-2014. Both books are stand-alone novels.

Sandy Wolters is a prolific writer with four other novels to date. Her last novel, Soul Mates, won first place in the Paranormal Romance Guild’s Reviewer Choice Awards for Paranormal Romance-Novella.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940045677295
Publisher: Sandy Wolters
Publication date: 02/03/2014
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 195 KB

About the Author

I’ve been an avid reader for years. To my husband’s dismay, I have bookshelves full of books, rooms full of books, boxes full of books. My cars have books in them. I just can’t seem to get rid of them after I read them. You just never know when you will want to read it again, right? About two years ago, my husband gave me the dream gift, a Kindle. It was love at first sight and my first foray into the world of ebooks. To say the least, I am a technologically challenged person but when a reader, such as I, is told that you can have the book you want to read in seconds, I’m going to do whatever it takes to learn how to use it as quickly as possible.While I still have books everywhere, I no longer take ten or twelve books with me when I go on vacation. The only thing I need is my Kindle. It never leaves my purse.My genre of choice is romance with a paranormal twist. My authors of choice are Diana Palmer, Iris Johansen, Catherine Coulter, Jill Gregory and of course, the queen, Nora Roberts. I am also very partial to Michael Connelly, who is not a romance author but damn that man can write!In my life prior to becoming an author, I was Legal Assistant/Office Manager for a wonderful local estate planning attorney (no criminals that I know of). Prior to that, I also worked my way up the ladder in a large corporation, from payroll clerk to supervising nine employees in operational accounting.When my children, Shandelle and Pilar, were small, I took a few years off to be a full-time mom and help my husband with his accounting work for his auto repair shop.After, Michael, my husband, sold his business, he changed professions and started working for a national construction company.Michael and I raised two beautiful, strong women so that’s who I write about. The women in my books are strong individuals that have moments of weakness and frailty to work through.

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When One Door Closes 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
mysticbaby1991 More than 1 year ago
I was quite surprised by this book. I don't typically read rock star romances because they aren't my forte. However, Lilly isn't your typical rock star and didn't sleep around. Trying to recover from her failed marriage, Lilly ran to Arizona to lick her wounds and be with her best friend Clay Silk. Bruce Silk doesn't approve of his brother's ways, but still agrees to watch his house while he is away. He never expected to find love with a woman he assumed was a groupie. This was a very fun read with side characters that had me laughing (especially Martha). My only complaint with this book, and hopefully answers will be given in the second book, but the ex-husband aspect just kind of seemed to be left hanging in the air. I was also hoping we'd understand more about why Lilly was attacked...maybe her ex hired them after the divorce. These are things I was hoping we would get.
Missy_Snark More than 1 year ago
WHEN ONE DOOR CLOSES is the first book I've read by Sandy Wolters. The cover really captured my attention because it's pretty and unique. Likewise, I loved the concept. I can't think rock star romance without recalling a cheesy 80s movie called "Hard to "Hold" from back in the day when I thought Rick Springfield was dreamy. (Hey, I was 14. :D) Yeah, I'm showing my age but I musta watched that dumb flick a dozen times on VHS. The story is only 139 pages so the romance develops fast. I usually prefer more time be allocated to relationship development but I'm willing to make exceptions so long as the prose is well written and the editing is solid. I liked both the hero and heroine and felt they shared great chemistry. Perspective changes happened more often than I like, especially since I prefer to stay in one POV for an entire scene. Bruce is a perfect hero–a tough, cynical cop with a soft side for teary women and big goofy dogs. I loved his pet, , Barney Fife, a Neapolitan Mastiff. (Although, honestly, Don Knotts really didn't have those jowls). Lilly, the heroine, seems almost too nice to be "for real", especially since she's a famous singer. She's very sweet and down to earth, and I liked her a lot. Love scenes hover somewhere in the sensual range with more emphasis placed on emotion than the physical act. Secondary characters are all three-dimensional and interesting. In particular, I loved Martha. Her antics made me laugh and she brings a great element of humor to the story. "Well, I never!" Martha screeched as her handbag made contact with Officer Paul Durkin's face. She pushed his assault rifle out of the way and jabbed her finger as hard as she could into his chest. "I changed your diapers, young man! How dare you point that nasty thing at me!" WHEN ONE DOOR CLOSES is #1 in the Rock Star Series, so presumably another book is on the way. I'm looking forward to reading the author's next story. Two thumbs up. I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.