‘First Love’ Reaches Wider Audience with New Press Campaign

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Violeta Barrett kick starts 2015 marketing efforts for autobiographical memoir.

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Within the autobiographical memoir “First Love: Just Once in a Lifetime: A Memoir” (published by iUniverse) by author Violeta Barrett, a story of enduring love, obligations and conflicting emotions unfolds for readers. As well as renewing its marketing plan for 2015, Barrett’s book is soon to be converted into audio-book format.

“First Love” is Barrett’s nostalgic, emotional memoir of her journey where morality, love and obligations collide, forcing unexpected decisions.

Barrett’s true love story starts in 1956, soon after she had completed her decade-long stint with a Wall Street investment firm. A failed marriage and stressful work environment prompted her to seek a temporary escape, so she booked a vacation to Mexico.

During her trip, she met a stranger named Jorge. He would become her tour guide during the trip. As the two spent time together, Violeta and Jorge fell in love, beginning a four-year romance that would endure the obstacles of distance and time.

“The story is universal,” Barrett says. “Many people, I’ve learned, have had that first love that has changed their lives in some way. This is a story that has occurred since ancient times and will continue as long as there is love.”

First Love
By Violeta Barrett
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 224 pages | ISBN 9781450279949
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 224 pages | ISBN 9781450279925
E-Book | 224 pages | ISBN 9781450279932
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Violeta Barrett, a Brooklyn transplant, moved from Canada to Fort Meyers, Florida, where she resides today. She has been published in the anthology “Beyond Coping” and her poetry and writings have been printed in her local newspapers. Her passions are classical music, travel, photography and romance.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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