HOSANNA is Florence Osmund’s Best Book of 2016!

Chicago-based, award-winning author, Florence Osmund, says in a Self Publishers' Showcase interview that HOSANNA was her favorite book of 2016! When I found out how many books Florence reads in a year, I was deeply honored to read her praise my work. And the fact that she's a creative, prolific, and highly-rated author in her own right, makes her generous recommendation even more appreciated. I look forward to reading her latest book, Living with Markus and her many other wonderful books. ...

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HOSANNA is a Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Finalist!

HOSANNA has been selected as a General (Adult Fiction) finalist in Foreword Reviews' prestigious 2016 #ForewordINDIES Book of the Year Awards! In a competition with over 2,200 other entrants, it's pretty great to have made it this far. Stay tuned for the winner announcements from the 2017 American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago on June 24. Feel the #indielove!...

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Introducing M’DONIA

A literary agent once told me that HOSANNA had three stories within it and that I'd need to remove two to get to the truth of Hosanna's voice. So I did just that. This week, I resume the work on my second book, M'DONIA, which delves into John Irvin's complex story. You see, we may feel there is a hedge of protection in a barrel of a gun or even a six-foot fence. But in M'donia I explore a true and enduring hedge we might want to consider....

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The Loving Movie Trailer

Hello Friends, HOSANNA is set from 1927 to 1967, the year the Supreme Court repealed laws forbidding whites to marry blacks. I find it amazing that my book and this movie would be released the same year. Divine intervention? Watch out for this movie on November 4, 2016. And read Hosanna too and you'll see that this is no coincidence....

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