I've always loved looking through cookbooks, so no wonder each of my novels has recipes in the back. Still Life in Shadows has a recipe that will make you smile because it is baked in a coffee can. Over the years, I've published three cookbooks of memories on my own. All have been in memory of my son Daniel, who died at age four from cancer treatments. The recipes in the cookbooks are compiled from many who have also lost loved ones. People write to tell me that they love the stories and recipes in the books. There are recipes for simple things like a grilled cheese sandwich, to the elegant----a chocolate cake and a Caesar salad with anchovy paste in the dressing.
Still Life in Shadows is a novel about an ex-Amish man named Gideon who lives in the mountains of North Carolina and helps other Amish escape the old Amish life. I think it's a realistic view of the harshness of many Amish families, not sugar-coating the lifestyle nor omitting the many problems that are faced. There's also a young autistic girl and her sister who runs a diner. Readers have cheered me on for writing a story of struggle and redemption. And while my other novels with Bethany House and Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas have females on the covers, this one (published by Moody/River North) has a man (and look at him, who wouldn't want to meet him?).
So what do my novel and cookbook have in common besides recipes and stories? They are now available together at a great deal. Not as e-books, no. But as real soft cover books with actual pages!
Both Memories Around the Table and Still Life in Shadows are being offered here for a low, low price. I hope you'll take advantage of this offer. Both books will be sent to you for just $9.99 with free shipping. Or get a copy of Still Life in Shadows by itself for $8.99 with free shipping. Offer is good in USA only!
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