from Jen AlLee
Holmes takes a storyline that could easily be morbid and depressing and makes it a celebration of life. Jenny's journey is one of introspection, of hope, and of unconditional, sacrificial love. The kind of love a mother has for her daughter. The kind of love our Savior has for His children.
With Crossing Oceans, Holmes sets a high standard for writers of Christian fiction. I eagerly await the next novel from this talented writer.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Gina Holmes began her career in 1998, penning articles and short stories. In 2005 she founded the influential literary blog, Novel Journey. She holds degrees in science and nursing and currently resides with her husband and children in southern Virginia. To learn more about her, visit May 2010's issue of CFOM at Interview with Gina Holmes or Novel Journey.
ABOUT THE BOOK - Crossing Oceans
Jenny Lucas swore she’d never go home again. But being told you’re dying has a way of changing things. Years after she left, she and her five-year-old daughter, Isabella, must return to her sleepy North Carolina town to face the ghosts she left behind. They welcome her in the form of her oxygen tank–toting grandmother, her stoic and distant father, and David, Isabella’s dad . . . who doesn’t yet know he has a daughter.
Oh, a secret baby story! I love those.ReplyDelete
Thanks, Jen. I'll be looking for this one.
This is siting on my desk ready to pack for my vacation in a few weeks! I'm so excited!ReplyDelete
This one is one hot item nowadays. I can't wait to read it myself! I do visit Novel Journey often myself.ReplyDelete
I've heard great things about this one.ReplyDelete
This is one debut novel that definitely lives up to the hype. Gina nailed the emotions of a mother who puts her child first. It may take your emotions through the ringer, but it's well worth it.ReplyDelete