Today's guest, Jane V. Tichenor, a former elementary school teacher and college English professor, describes love both during and following the Vietnam War. Tichenor's book. "Misunderstood Devotion” is the story of Pam, a country girl with dreams of a simple life, who wants what all the girls in her small town want; a devoted husband; two adorable kids, a boy and a girl; a playful dog; and a nice house with a big back yard.
Jeff is an Army "brat" with dreams of becoming a career soldier just like his dad. He's outgoing, handsome, and on every girl’s keeper list as a prospective husband. The couple is attracted to one another but they soon discover how different their goals are. Are they willing to give up their dreams to make this relationship work? If they do, will they regret it later? Could their relationship survive? This is Author’s Beat, sponsored by The Writers League of the Villages in central Florida. This program is hosted by award-winning author Mark H. Newhouse. Misunderstood Devotion is a timeless love story that takes the reader from the innocence of new love to the anguish of misunderstandings, temptation, and potential loss. It is a gripping, emotional story encompassing all aspects of what some would consider "true love" - love of God, family and country.