Engaging and innovative, A Meal of the Stars shows how we live in a swaying, crashing, rising, falling–but utterly magical–world. With art merry and spirited, this distinctive collection of up and down poems reveals the extraordinary in the ordinary, resulting in a book young readers won’t want to put down!
We’ve experienced An epic story of love and forgiveness, suffering and restoration and now we have the opportunity to read about Wisdom that came as God’s gift, but sacred love was forged through passion’s fire… what’s next? What made you interested in writing Christian Historical Fiction? Do you write any other genres? My first love has always been studying my Bible. I love discovering the rich historical and cultural settings that bring to life the deeper meaning of a Scripture passage. When I sought out publication for my study on Song of Solomon, I discovered quickly that no one wanted to publish anything from a li’l ol’ pastor’s wife from Indiana—especially a Bible study on the Song of Solomon! One editor told me, “I couldn’t get Billy Graham published on the Song of Solomon much less a first-time author!” So when you can’t go through the front door, you swing. . .
In 1905, at 58 years old, legendary lawman Stuart Brannon – now a rancher and widower – had no intention of leaving his beloved Arizona Territory to attend the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in Portland, Oregon, nor to participate in the celebrity golf tournament for the Willamette Orphan Farm. Even an emotional appeal for his longtime friend didn’t persuade him. His life no longer consisted of bloodthirsty men to track down . . . people trying to kill him . . . lawless gangs preying on the innocent.
Then the telegram came: Stuart, I need you in Portland. Tim Wiseman is missing. I think there’s a cover-up going on. Tell folks you’re going to the Exposition. Nose around. Find out how a U.S. Marshal can disappear and no one knows why. I’ll contact you there. T.R.
How could he refuse a request from the President of the United States?