A Saviour’s Path

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Lanie has been on the run since her parents’ disappearance ten years ago, using her inheritance to travel the world to save and protect underprivileged children. Because if she doesn’t do it, who will? If God won’t even protect innocent children who have no one else, what’s even the point of Him? As she waits for….something, only going home once per year, she does her best to distance herself from the useless beliefs that were beaten into her as a child, and eradicate the voice that keeps calling her back. But she’s not certain how long she can keep this up – surely she’s got to get her life back on track one day. It’s been ten years, for crying out loud. Surely the danger has passed by now. So, this will be her second-last mission – the last time she visits Somalia, her favorite mission base – and she’s determined to enjoy it, then finally go home, no matter what might be waiting for her. But things go wrong from the start: not only is her long-term fling not coming, but the new architect in charge of rebuilding the bombed-out school is a total dumbass, and she’s never been busier trying to keep a full-grown man from peril. Ben, by the way, is in the middle of an existential crisis or whatever, and in general, he’s not really sure what he’s doing with his life. There aren’t enough drugs, parties, or women in the world to make him happy, and the cushy volunteer work he’s been gratifying himself with doesn’t satisfy him anymore. Some blood, sweat and tears, along with a little mortal danger, should keep his mind off missing the trappings of his old life. And sure, maybe he’s looking for God, or something, after that weird experience he had in rehab. But his determination to sacrifice himself for others, and his basic lack of respect for his own life, make Lanie want to literally kill him. Well, when she’s not entertaining other perplexing fantasies, which make no sense, because he’s not her type. Truly. Until one night, their world is torn apart, and their fates are forever soldered together in a flaming blaze of glory. Everyone wants to know: how does one truly save? Rescuing, protecting, sacrificing, substituting, pruning, or redeeming? Can you really fling God out of your life so hard that He won’t find you – and show you the true journey of evil and salvation?

  • Safe In His Arms Again
    Lanie was clearly going through some sort of mental breakdown. And oh, was it something to behold. The violent dance of death was beautiful. Terrifying. And strangely intimate. Jealousy prodded Ben, in the same place where she’d poked her stick into his belly. It wasn’t that he wanted to be in Jake’s place right then. But just to share that closeness with her. To have her attention fully on him, acutely aware of every inch of his body and every move he made. Jake and Lanie seemed to read each other’s minds.
  • Just a Small neurotic Break
    Lanie was clearly going through some sort of mental breakdown. And oh, was it something to behold. The violent dance of death was beautiful. Terrifying. And strangely intimate. Jealousy prodded Ben, in the same place where she’d poked her stick into his belly. It wasn’t that he wanted to be in Jake’s place right then. But just to share that closeness with her. To have her attention fully on him, acutely aware of every inch of his body and every move he made. Jake and Lanie seemed to read each other’s minds.
  • Toeing the Line
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #chapter #romance #drama #novel Nurse Wallstead put her hands on her broad hips, a deep scowl on her face. “Chief! I don’t want his breathing to get any more aggravated. Can you two have it out later?” Lanie slammed the drawer. “Fine. I’ll leave. But you had […]
  • When the Answer Is No
    There you lie, little roses, among the thorns Condemned, and yet saved, from being born Little matching dolls, all in a row, Just out of reach, where I watch you grow. It’s not what I wanted, but what could I do? It didn’t matter how much I wanted you Each wingless angel with a crushed […]
  • A Saviour’s Path – Synopsis
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #kingdom #faith #novel #debut Want to read some rough chapter drafts? I’d love any feedback – good and bad, whether you love it or hate it! Just a trigger warning and note that it might get very dark mature in nature, and a detour from my childhood […]
  • Walking After Midnight
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #chapter #romance #drama #novel This was just a regular patrol, Lanie thought, even though she wasn’t on shift tonight. She just liked to see for herself that everything was okay. It was part of her job. Her responsibility to make sure that everyone in the complex was […]
  • Love Might Not Be Enough
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #kingdom #faith #chapter #romance #drama #novel Lanie tried to quell her fear every time Ben walked into a room. She sent Dre to the garage now, whenever she needed something, and refused to go to Ben’s room anymore when he had nightmares. The yelling was becoming less […]
  • Are there even Enough Hours In A Day?
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #kingdom #faith #chapter #romance #drama #novel Because he read that it was good for her pregnancy, Ben started making her come for walks every day, sometimes for more than two hours. He seemed pleased with himself, even though he didn’t seem to realize that she went to […]
  • New Mission
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #kingdom #faith #chapter #romance #drama #novel Ben knew they had considered him a gentle giant. In a lot of ways, he supposed they were right. He had always been self-conscious about his size, partly due to the teasing he had so relentlessly suffered growing up. There were […]
  • Backyard Memories
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #kingdom #faith #chapter #romance #drama #novel If Lanie stalled any longer, she knew she would miss her flight, but now that she was finally done, she couldn’t stop admiring her work. Humming, she stared out one of the attic windows. The only things she hadn’t been able […]
  • One Hot Night In Africa
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #kingdom #faith #chapter #romance #drama #novel “You know, I’m not sleeping with Mickey, or Alison, or Lena, or anyone else.” The night air was hot, and the river rolled steadily by below them. Even though she was sitting at least two feet away from him, she could […]
  • Explosion at the Orphanage
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #kingdom #faith #chapter #romance #drama #novel Continuing to scream for help, Lanie tried to figure out how to carry Ben. It was impossible. She tried to drag him by getting her arms under his chest, but her hands slipped on the blood on his back. She realized […]
  • A Saviour’s Path
    #strongwomen #writer #author #entrepreneur #blog #blogger #canadian #alberta #kingdom #faith #bookcover #novel #author #breakout #debut Lanie has been on the run since her parents’ disappearance ten years ago, using her inheritance to travel the world to save and protect underprivileged children. Because if she doesn’t do it, who will? If God won’t even protect innocent […]

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