In this novel, a Catholic priest, Father Richard, from New York City, settles into a new parish, Our Lady of Damascus, in the North Carolina Mountains. A married couple, Janet and Curtis, become his closest friends. Can Father Richard and Janet keep their love affair a secret? The author, a practicing Catholic, lives in Appalachia and has degrees from Emory & Henry College and East Tennessee State University.
Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sunstone Press, 2021. 121 pages with a Reader’s Guide. Trade paperback.