Ornamental Graces

Now available on Kindle and in paperback!

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After his duplicitous girlfriend left, Dan Malone spent six months in a tailspin of despair and destruction: emotional, physical, and spiritual. Just when his life seems to be back on track, he meets Emily Kowalski, younger sister of his new best friend.

Emily’s the kind of girl he’d always dreamed of—sweet, smart, and sincere. But he’s made a mess of his life and ruined his chances for earning the love and trust of a woman like her.

Could Dan be the man Emily’s been waiting for? How could he be when every time they get close he pulls away? And will he ever be free from his shady past and the ex-girlfriend who refuses to stay there?

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Praise for Ornamental Graces

“With flawed but loveable characters, this story delves into the real-life consequences of the choices we make in relationships. It brings out the importance of offering and accepting forgiveness, and gives hope to those who find it hard to let go of past mistakes to forgive one’s self. Ornamental Graces is a story of love, faith, and passion that you won’t want to miss.”

Theresa Linden, award-winning author of the Liberty Trilogy and Catholic Fiction for Teens

“The novel incorporates how prayer, grace, and faith work in everyday life and are a necessary part of real love. Readers are treated to insightful perspectives on faith, forgiveness, life, and love. Ornamental Graces is a particularly good Christmas romance, but spans all seasons and is a wonderful read any time of year!”

Therese Heckenkamp, best-selling and award winning author of Christian suspense novels Past Suspicion, Frozen Footprints, and After the Thaw