Carlene Havel has lived in six US States and two foreign countries, and has traveled extensively throughout the world. She is very active in her church and has a degree in English from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Carlene and her husband Glenn are both proud to be native Texans.
Her mother hadn't taken the news well when Casey Slaughter explained the hysterectomy and now Casey couldn't deliver any worse news than to announce she would be getting a divorce.
Everyone from her mother and sister who lived in her small home town to her friends at the
Houston hospital tried to set Casey up with
someone, but she felt she had nothing to offer. Once she attained her first
goal of buying a house, some unfortunate events took place and she rescued her
neighbor Carlos Tucker’s home from a fire and a thief. Carlos rushed Casey to
the hospital when she cut her hand and she decides he’d make a wonderful
Carlos became Casey’s escort for parties and church and she thoroughly enjoys his company, but her mind goes back to their first meeting – when he appeared on her porch with lipstick, eye shadow and a loud silk shirt to claim his dog. She doesn't think he has any interest in woman.
When a tornado crashed down on their neighborhood, Casey and Carlos escaped with their pets and a few possessions and find out God has had a plan for them all along and Casey finds herself in awe of His promises.
Ms. Havel writes a wonderful story. This light romance with truly likeable characters kept the book in my hand until it was finished. The story is heart warming and real and gives the reader a true perspective of God’s gifts. Well done, Ms. Havel.
Here Today Gone Tomorrow is available on Amazon and from Prism Book Group.