My first novel arrives in stores August 20th. I am beyond excited about this. I hope you will join my parents and several folks from my church in purchasing a copy and then reading said copy. You can pre-order it now from several websites or from your local independent bookstore. (Go to your bookstore if you’re blessed enough to have one in your town!)
Here’s a quick synopsis:
When the newly ordained Episcopal priest Rev. Calvin Harper arrives in Victory, West Virginia, to be the pastor at an ailing parish, he has no idea how much he still has to learn about being a priest. Thankfully, Ruby Redding takes the young man under her wing and teaches him everything she has learned throughout her long, storied life. Seminary never taught Calvin that the only true way to be a witness to God’s presence in this world is to remain in relationships with people no matter what life throws at them. His studies never taught him that detachment is the bane of ministry. He never learned that deep grief comes only from deep love. But in his first year in Victory, Calvin learns all this and more from Ruby, a woman so full of God’s light that it can’t help but spill onto the people around her.
Pre-order Letters from Ruby Today
From Cokesbury (this is the storefront for my publisher Abingdon Press)
From your Independent Bookstore (click the link to find yours)
The book will also be available on all major e-readers!