Soapstone was inspired in part by my short-term mission experiences through LEAMIS International Ministries. The first draft was written in November 2007, as part of National Novel Writing Month. I made the book available in November 2008 through the publish-on-demand firm CreateSpace, a division of




Excerpts from the book can be read at Google Book Search.
You can read a story about the novel by one of my Times-Gazette co-workers here. Another co-worker has reviewed the novel at its Facebook page.
You can find the book itself at my e-store, or at a number of online merchants including (including Kindle format), Barnes & Noble and

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