Author: Jean Richardson
Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
A romance novel, "Happenings" is a love story about two families who eventually become one family. Through happenstance the main characters, Chris Parks and Robin Hendrix meet and then meet again and yet a third time before realizing that they are meant to be together. The setting for the story is the Los Angeles, California area in 1952. Chris Parks is an architect who is widowed and has a 14 year old son, Michael. Roibin Hendrix is a secretary, is divorced and has two daughters, 12 year old Julie and 8 year old Christy. The courtship and eventual romance between Chris and Robin takes some time and both are a bit leery about getting into a new relationship but both are in need of someone to fill the void they both feel. The children factor into this new romance to a degree, Michael having been an only child is a bit apprehensive as is Julie who does not want an intruder in hers or her mother’s life. Chris or 'Cap' as he is known by all his friends is faced with a challenge in bringing about a harmonious feeling among the three children and then win their approval of this romance and eventual marriage between himself and Robin, with whom he has fallen helplessly in love.