Inn Significant – A Novel
Two years after receiving the horrifying news of her husband Gil’s death, Milly Foster continues to struggle to find her way out of a state of depression. As a last-ditch effort and means of intervention, Milly’s parents convince her to run their successful Inn during their absence as they help a friend establish a new bed and breakfast in Ireland. Milly reluctantly agrees; when she arrives at the picturesque, waterfront Inn Significant, her colleague, John, discovers a journal written by her deceased grandmother that contains a secret her grandmother kept from the family. Reading her grandmother’s words, and being able to identify with her Nana’s own feelings of loss, sparks the beginning of Milly’s climb out of the darkness and back to the land of the living.
About Stephanie Verni (Annapolis, Maryland Author)
STEPHANIE VERNI is the author of INN SIGNIFICANT (2017), BASEBALL GIRL (2015), and BENEATH THE MIMOSA TREE (2012). She and her colleagues, Leeanne Bell McManus and Chip Rouse, are the authors of EVENT PLANNING: COMMUNICATING THEORY AND PRACTICE (2016). She is Professor of Business Communication at Stevenson University where she instructs writing and communication courses. Prior to working in academia, she spent thirteen years with the Baltimore Orioles and was the editor of Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken's Commemorative book, which celebrated and marked his consecutive games record. She resides in Severna Park, Maryland, with her husband and two children.
For more information about Stephanie and her work, visit her website and blog at Steph's Scribe -- www.stephsscribe.com.
Awards: INN SIGNIFICANT--Finalist, National Indie Excellence Awards 2017. BASEBALL GIRL--Honorable Mention Award for Sports Fiction in Readers' Favorite's 2015 contest. BENEATH THE MIMOSA TREE--Bronze medal, Annual Readers' Favorite Awards Contest for 2012 & finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards in 2013.