The Legend of Abuela Rose Hits #1 on Amazon!

We’ve been running successful launch of The Legend of Aubela Rose this weekend and want to share with you that this book has spend the majority of the weekend in the #1 position in two different categories, and continues to be #1 in the Pirates category.

We thank all our readers for making this Best-Selling book a ‘#1 Best Seller!’

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Press Notes Best-Seller Status for The Legend of Abuela Rose

AR Best Seller in PressWe are so happy to see that The Legend of Abuela Rose, Pirates and Legends Book One, hit the best-seller list on Amazon during its first week of publication and is now being noticed by the press.

Our publisher, LJM Publishing, informed us of some of the many articles available online now regarding this new book, and we’re thrilled at the response being generated in the public to this story of Gabriella, the sweet young lady who has lost her grandmother, and Eduardo, the pirate, who wants not only Gabriella for himself, but her village as well.

I am now writing book two of the Pirates and Legends series. I’d love to hear your thoughts about pirate and adventure stories you like to read. What are you favorite pirate books?

New Release: The Legend of Abuela Rose, Pirates and Legends Book One

Just Released!  

The first book in my new series for youth ages 8 to 14 is The Legend of Abuela Rose, Pirates and Legends Legend of Abuela RoseBook One.

Heart broken and afraid, Gabriella – the beautiful granddaughter of Abuela Rose – stands atop a windy mountain wondering what will become of her and the life she has always known.

At the same time, floating on the ocean, surrounding that windy mountain, is a ship captained by a pirate with designs on both Gabriella and the seaside village she calls home.

When the two collide, Gabriella must fight to save all that is important to her even if it means disguising herself to face down the evil Captain Eduardo.

Written with purpose and heart, The Legend of Abuela Rose is the first in D. Ann Nadeau’s Pirates and Legends series. This first book tells the tale of a young girl, who after great loss, finds her life’s purpose. Young readers will enjoy the humor and adventure as they come to understand the importance of both kindness and service to others.

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Setting Up An Author’s Webpage

Welcome! The time has come for me to set up a webpage to help me stay in touch with all of you who have been so kind to encourage me in publishing my books, some of which have been in progress for a while, even more that have been strolling around in my head for years and are eager to get out.

So I’m focused on putting pen to paper and letting the stories flow. We are about to publish Book One of the Pirates and Legends Series. It’s titled “The Legend of Abuela Rose.” My publisher says it’s a terrific read and I hope you’ll enjoy it as well. There are many lessons in the story for all of us, especially youth who are formulating their feelings about service, kindness, and caring for others. Gabriella, the main character, is a great example of giving rather than taking, a lesson so needed for the youth of today.

So with this new step, I hope to be able to better stay in touch with you. I’ll keep you updated on the progress of the books and maybe even give you faithful readers  a sneak peak or two. Please sign up with your email on the right side of this page so you won’t miss a thing! It’s great to be in touch.

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I loved it and can’t wait to share this story with my children. It is a quick, fun read. The characters are interesting and some are sweet and funny. The descriptions of the town and events are written creatively but not too lengthy. I love how this story is unique, like the setting and the storyline, especially compared to other books being written in recent years. It is so uplifting, humorous and had a good moral.

“Creative, Uplifting, Humorous” – 5-Star Review

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What child doesn’t like stories about pirates and far way places? I started reading this with my 7-year-old who is quit intrigued and loves the idea of Abula. I read the book in a few days. The transformation the “bad pirate” undergoes makes a great lesson to remind us all never to give up on ourselves or anyone else. Love the ending!

Christopher Farner – Amazon 5-Star Review


The Legend of Abuela Rose is a wonderful story for young readers and parents will enjoy reading it to their children as well. It teaches many wonderful virtues such as love for family, kindness, forgiveness, and repentance. The sweet Gabriella transforms all those she comes in contact with by her acts of kindness. Because of service a rough pirate transforms to a generous and kind man. It is a sweet love story. It would make a cute Disney movie!

Jackie Mellyn (Amazon 5-Star Review)


What a great short story of an amazing journey toward truth. I recommend this to any age, and anyone.

Steve (Amazon 5-Star Review)

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“So Many Miracles” is a wonderful read! The author writes with humility and sincerity, even as her comedic talents are in great abundance. Through the progression of her account, we realize huge changes can happen in everyone’s lives. Life can be better and more fulfilling…hearts can change. Kudos to D. Ann Nadeau for a thoroughly uplifting and entertaining book.

Definitely a five star read!

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So Many Miracles Review: I couldn’t stop reading! I loved these stories and I love this author! I laughed and cried as I read the pages. My husband asked me what was so funny and I shared an excerpt from the chapter I was reading and now he is reading the book too. So much wisdom to be gained from this book.

Sherry Bradford

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What a joy it is to work with D.Ann in the publication of her books. Her humor is as engaging as her characters are inspirational. It’s an honor to be her publisher and her friend.


Jan Myers, LJM Publishing, LLC

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