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Publisher's Summary

A shy, lonely computer genius tries to find love in the digital age. He would never be the same! The story of Pygmalion for the 21st century!
©2017 John I. Jones (P)2017 John I. Jones
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4 out of 5 stars
By ZOE R on 12-11-17

Lonely Magnolia

A very interesting short story, with some unexpected twists at the end. Well written, interesting story,

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5 out of 5 stars
By TU on 12-27-17

short but interesting

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

This was a short but interesting take on how disconnected and isolated society has become with the Internet and social media replacing basic human interaction.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Norma Miles on 12-02-17

The woman I've been waiting for.

A really delightful and poignant story about an exceptionally talented software computer company developer who, in his latter years, wants to retire. Not used to the dating game, he goes on line with a site called Southern Singles, to hopefully find a wife with whom to share the rest of his life. There, he meets Sadie Collins, Lonely Magnolia.
Beautifully written with an unexpected twist, and with Tom Zainea providing a perfectly executed narration, this is a little gem of a novella, most enjoyable even for those not inclined to ever read romances. This is certainly not of the usual type.
My thanks to the rights holder who freely gifted me a copy of Lonely Magnolia, via Audiobook Boom and this brief review is also freely given by my own choice.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Emily on 11-29-17


I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This was a modern retelling of the story of Pygmalion, adapted for the use of dating sites and technology. I really liked it. It was cleverly imagined, well written and really hits the nail on the head about today’s use of technology.

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