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Survived by Her Longtime Companion Hired to work on a biography of the late film star Daphne DeMonet Bailey Hampton arrives to conduct an interview with Eleanor Burnett Daphne’s longtime companion To Bailey’s dismay she learns Eleanor has set up a co interview with Bailey’s ex partner Chelsea ParkerEstranged for eleven months the two women hide their painful memories and strain to be civil to one another Eleanor startles them by insisting that they take turns reading aloud from Eleanor’s diaries of her life with Daphne DeMonet Only after the diaries are read in her presence will Eleanor proceed with a full interviewOnce Eleanor discovers that Bailey and Chelsea are ex partners the diary readings take on a new meaning for her Can they learn from the mistakes she and Daphne made as young lovers Will that knowledge bring Bailey and Chelsea together again Or is it too late to mend their broken relationship79000 words

About the Author: Chris Paynter

Chris Paynter is the author of nine novels including Survived by Her Longtime Companion the winner of the 2013 Golden Crown Literary Society Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award and Finalist for the 2013 Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Romance Her latest release is Just a Touch Away a romance set in Indiana about a grieving children’s book author and the illustrator who captures her heart She

10 thoughts on “Survived by Her Longtime Companion

  1. says:

    This was an extremely touching book with a double dose of love story within its pages Bailey and Chelsea start out in a broken relationship state Travel and too much time away from each other has created a chasm that Chelsea feels is too much to overcome They choose to end their 9 year relationship Eleven

  2. says:

    If there was a 6th star I would give it to this book By far my favorite book and I'm too scared that nothing will come close to it It's a parallel love story with 2 couples involved however Daphne Ellie story is much stronger and the connection is just so REAL The story takes you through a journey of 65 years and

  3. says:

    This great book would make a great movie Two parallel love stories captivating and very believable characters interesting and well constructed plot I like all of Chris Paynter's novels but this one is definitely best so far One of my five top books of 2012 Updated after multiple rereads One of my top books ever

  4. says:

    I loved this bookA wonderful and amazing story about two women that spans over 60 years This is one of those books that if done right and with the true essence of the story would make an amazing movie

  5. says:

    First off I couldn’t believe how uickly I got hooked into this story After just 6% of the book I was literally boohooing about Bailey and Chelsea needing to get back together somehow some way There are so many stories that I read where I barely connect with the mains after finishing the whole book and here I was all in after 3 slim ch

  6. says:

    To be honest I struggled a bit with this book I wanted to love it I was excited to read it but it never really clicked for me I was waiting to feel just totally immersed in the two love stories but it never really happened I think part of the problem was the fact it had two love stories going at once While I have enjoyed stories with groups of

  7. says:

    2nd TIME and It wont be my Last time coz I'm sure Im going to read this every year 5star again lots of cry not for sadness but for full of LooooooovveeeeJust Read the Book and ready your tons of tissue If I'm a godamn Billionier I will produce this book to Film Adaption I don't know what to say This is the first time I cried many times just reading a

  8. says:

    I remember reading the description of Survived by her Longtime Companion by Chris Paynter when it came out and thinking it sounded too sombre for the kind of story I was in the mood for but ever since I’ve kept hearing how much people have loved this novel So when it came up as the book of the month on the Facebook lesficReader group I thought I would take a

  9. says:

    What a great book This really reminded me of Taylor Jenkins Reid's Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo although this book was written in 2012 and MUCH earlier than Reid's novel I just happened to read Reid's firstGoing on my favorites to re read shelf45 stars

  10. says:

    What a journey This is a really well written and touching novel To some people this story may be a story of hope with a positive message And it is somewhat But personally I found it incredibly sad Beautiful but so so sad I cried a lot If you're not in a good place emotionnally you probably shouldn't read this one I don't know why I finished the book with a heavy heart but I b

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