Janet Killeen to Showcase Short Story Collection at 2014 Miami Book Fair
In her new book, "There is a Season" (published by AuthorHouse), author Janet Killeen delivers a stirring collection of short stories on maneuvering through challenges, overcoming adversity and growing personal courage.
"I want readers to take away a profound sense of hope that we can continually draw upon the extraordinary courage of the past, the kinship and kindness of others and our own dogged reserves of faith and identity," shares Killeen. "A number of these stories deal with the First and Second World Wars. They explore its impact of grief and disorientation on soldiers, sailors, women and children left behind, and on civilian casualties. Others deal with the impact of abusive relationships on women and children and the courage needed to escape from it."
Powerful in scope and intimate in detail, "There is a Season" has something for every reader.
"There is a Season" will be a featured title at the 2014 Miami Book Fair. Celebrating its 31st anniversary in November 2014, the Book Fair will present more than 350 authors during its eight-day run.
"There is a Season"
By Janet Killeen
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 130 pages | ISBN 9781481797061
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 130 pages | ISBN 9781481797054
E-Book | 130 pages | ISBN 9781481797078
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Janet Killeen was born in Leeds, England, and went to school in York. She joined the University of Kent at Canterbury to study English and American literature. She studied the impact of language in the creation of stereotypes for her master's degree focusing on the portrayal of Jews in 19th-century literature. She began to explore the issues of faith and doubt that have found expression in her short stories. Killeen has published "Recognition" and two illustrated books for children, "The Barking Cat" and "The Moonlight Foxes."
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