Westminster, Maryland (PressExposure) May 08, 2012 -- Ms. Thornton's tale of a frightening fixation takes the reader on an unforgettable journey into a world of gut-wrenching experiences. Reality and fantasy blur in this psychological battle for stability. Juxtaposing hubris and humility, lunacy and legitimacy, and hate and love, Thornton draws a fine line between antagonist and protagonist. Her arrogant lead character, Amanda Winfield, confirms her place among literary villains before she descends into a perilous void linking reality with insanity. Winfield travels through a maze of psychological horrors that send her to the brink and beyond.
Amanda Winfield, the owner of a thriving headhunting firm in Baltimore, Maryland, is a callous woman who covets her successful career and ordered life. But Amanda's seamless world starts to crumble when she picks up antiques that transport her to the past, revealing the heartbreaking but poignant stories of their origins. Her obsession with the phenomenon pulls her into a downward spiral of addiction that entwines both ruin and redemption.
Published by Smashwords, reviewers agree, Susan Thornton's book is addicting. A recent review on the Smashwords site reads, "I literally couldn't put this book down, didn't even want to take breaks to eat. Great book. Well worth the purchase." Capturing a five star rating, Thornton's debut book promises to entertain.
A scriptwriter and producer for an education channel in Maryland, Thornton has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from Wright State University. As a classically trained actress, Susan brings her knowledge of character study to the page, creating multidimensional players with depth and purpose. The alchemy of opposites keeps the reader engaged and guessing. Delving into the world of fiction, Susan Thornton's breakout woman's fiction novel offers a fascinating story of human nature altered by extraordinary circumstances. From Time to Time is a book you won't want to put down.