April--a Good Time to Spring Some News
April 17, 2023
Every Ocean Has a Shore
A new novel by Jamie Langston Turner
Available on Amazon
(Mother's Day is coming!)
A cold March day, a crossing of paths, a sudden crisis. . . chance or design?
"One thing Alice knew for sure—she needed to leave right now and take the child with her. Though the literal rain had stopped sometime during the night, she felt a flood rising." Is there any truth to C.S. Lewis's belief that a "Secret Master of Ceremonies" is at work in our friendships? In this book you will meet an aging grandmother, a middle-aged widower, and a college dropout. . . three seemingly random players who share the small stage of a downtown Chicago deli during a brief opening scene of intense drama. Can a friendship be forged in a single moment of terror? Can it be sustained after the three players leave the stage for destinations many miles apart in the Deep South and New England? Step into the lives of Alice, Gary, and Fawna as their stories interweave and they discover paths to hope, healing, and faith amid the trials of life, finding courage along the way to open their hearts. Reader, author, poet, and book reviewer Sheila Petre writes: "Turner's books come bearing gifts, and they change us, make us laugh or cry, gently sympathize or rebuke."
"Turner's writing is highly recommended for those who appreciate a character-driven story rich in profound insights into human nature."
--from a review on the Book Report Network by Marcia Ford, Editor, Author, Writing Consultant, Workshop Speaker
". . .the Christian novelist that serious book lovers read"
--from "Pastel Covers" in Arts & Culture by Andy Crouch, Author, Musician, Public Speaker, Former Executive Editor
of Christianity Today
". . . and with the pure, sweet voice of the accomplished writer, [Turner] sings us down into the kingdom of the believing heart. I love her books."
--Phyllis Tickle, Writer, Publisher, Journalist, Founder of Religion Department for Publishers Weekly