During the summer of 1941 sixteen year old Ruby Hicks and her parents traveled to California where Ruby was to be a bridesmaid in her cousin Cora's wedding. The moment she glimpsed Cora's handsome fiance, Tim, she was smitten. Though she knew it could never be Ruby continued to dream of this impossible love after her return to North Carolina. Then on December 7 1941 Pearl Harbor was attacked and each of their lives changed forever. Tim and Ruby enlisted in the army.Through wars marriages childbirth illnesses and deaths the years passed quickly. Though pushed to the recesses of her mind Ruby never forgot that long-ago summer in California and the love that would not die.
Duo Of Opposites Once na've Amy Cunningham leaves her childhood home there is no turning back, not even after she is involved in an accident that robs her of everything she owns. Still fighting the demons of her past she is rescued by mysterious Jason Broughton who is touring the country on his Harley-Davidson. They both expect to separate as soon as a doctor is found to treat her wounds but when the angry doctor sees her injuries as a crime they are forced to flee for their lives. Unforeseen dangers and circumstances keep throwing the unlikely twosome together. As their conflicting personalities surface it leads the reader to wonder if this pair of opposites can ever become a duo.
A thunderous explosion in the graveyard made us all jump and several people scream. The air in the southeast corner of the cemetery was immediately filled with dust debris and chunks of granite tombstone. Thus begins the newest adventure of Reverend Willa Hinshaw the Assistant Minister at First United Methodist Church in Liverpool NC. Did Elva Kingfield have a bomb in the flowers that she placed on her husband's grave only minutes before the explosion? Is Leo Kingfield's ghost really visiting Elva as she claims it is? By befriending Elva is Reverend Willa placing her own life in jeopardy? And of course the question that was raised in Lynette Hall Hampton's first novel JILTED BY DEATH will the romance between Willa and the Baptist preacher Trent Freeman come to a satisfying end? In ECHOES OF MERCY Lynette Hall Hampton reaches out into the town of Liverpool to introduce the reader to several new characters while bringing back many that we know from her first novel.
FUN WITH THE BIBLE is a challenging activity book that teaches Bible history as one matches wits with the puzzles word-find games and other thought provoking activities. It is not intended that the book make a person feel they know all about the Bible but it will give them some basic knowledge about the characters and events that the Bible contains. Though the book is written for young adults anyone from eight to eighty will enjoy this stimulating book and will have fun with the Bible.
WRITER TO WRITER (The writing book I wish I'd had 20 years ago) is a book that gives sage advice to the seasoned as well as the beginning writer. One reading is not enough to grasp the impact that this book can have on a newbie's writing career. It touches on all aspects of writing and of the feelings that a fledging writer goes through. The easy to read short chapters give encouragement stimulation and a feeling that you don't have to be alone as a writer. As the author takes the reader through the events that led to her publication one gets the sense that they can do it too.
Joseph M Knight