AUTHOR: Marie Fostino

When Jennifer finds that her daughter is not home from school yet, her past flashes before her eyes. Memories of moving, making new friends, falling in love, senseless death, and becoming a mother at the tender age of sixteen. People would stop Jenny
Marie Fostino
Marie Fostino


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The Silver Locket



The Silver Locket

When Jennifer finds her daughter is not home from school yet, her past flashed before her eyes with the memories of Jacy, love, death and becoming a mother at the age of sixteen.
People would stop Jenny and ask if the child she was with was her sister. "No this is my child." Yet the looks she got hurt her. She was 16 years old when her life changed forever. Despite being raised in a Christian home with strict religious values, some of her choices were careless, and they came with weighty consequences.
A strange combination of sadness and joy overcome her when she turns back the clock. Names and faces float through her mind like ghosts that still haunted her but as always, a smile forms on her face and she remembers only love.



A Struggle of the Heart

A young woman faces the age-old dilemma: what to do when you are torn between two lovers?
Annette, a beautician in Norman, Oklahoma, does not believe she’ll ever find love, let alone two men who fall head over heels for her. Aaron, a handsome and virile Native American with long dark hair and sensuous brown eyes, draws her to him like a magnet. Tim, a good-looking, happy-go-lucky fellow, is always there to help, care for and comfort her.
With Aaron, it is love at first site, while Tim grows on her over time. How will she ever decide? It seems at first that fate might make the decision for her when Aaron joins the army and is stationed overseas. While he is gone, Tim fills the huge void left in her aching heart.
At the same time, Annette knows she must follow her own dream. After the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, she yearns to find a more fulfilling job helping others. This leads her to begin emergency medical training and after that, to attend paramedic school.
Upon graduation, Tim asks for Annette’s hand in marriage but what about Aaron, who just returned home from Afghanistan? It is truly “A Struggle of the Heart” as Annette finds herself torn between two lovers.


fiction, inspirational, young adult, romance

About Me

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Marie (Losacco) Fostino born August 12, 1954 in Hindsdale, Ill. Grew up in Burbank, Ill and in Oak Lawn, Ill. Married to Jim Fostino, has five children and at this moment in time seven grandchildren. When finishing high school she became a beautician. Living in Oklahoma at the time, it was the bombing in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995, that led Marie to a different path in life, and she went to school to become a paramedic. When it came to pass that Joe Fostino was confused both Jim and Marie quit their jobs and moved into his home to take care of him. They learned a lot about Alzheimer's Disease as they took care of Joe at home until his battle with Alzheimer's led to his death June 13, 2004.This gave Marie the bug to start writing about other events in her life but changed them to be fiction and more interesting. She is now writing YA romance novels. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as she enjoys writing them. Check out her website on & and her blog // also check out her youtube video //



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