Xlibris releases A Healing Place

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New Book is an Enduring Story of a Family and the Trials They Encounter

Xlibris, the world’s leading print-on-demand self-publishing services provider, announced today the release of A Healing Place, a new book authored by Joyce Shaughnessy.

Set in the 1930s and 1940s, A Healing Place tells an enduring story of love, sacrifice, and courage through the fictional exploits of a family – the Millers. Amos, Molly, and their three daughters live through the trials and hardships of the Dust Bowl of the Great Depression and World War II. They manage to find a place where, through their love for each other, and their faith in the power of prayer, they overcome any challenge and strive to be a stronger family. During World War II, the Millers deal with the horrible sacrifices and inspiring courage of the men and women in uniform when their son-in-law, Jed, is caught in the brutal Bataan Death March in the Philippines. How they strive to survive and keep moving forward will engage readers until the very end.

A Healing Place emphasizes the need to find strength within to survive any terrible tragedy that anyone can encounter. It also symbolizes the fact that freedom always comes at a cost and that every citizen must sacrifice something to live on and be free.

This book is enrolled in Xlibris’ Bookstore Returnability Program, which gives booksellers the convenient option of returning excess stocks through Ingram Distribution. Readers who wish to order a copy of this book are encouraged to visit Xlibris.com, call toll free (888) 795-4274 or send email to orders@xlibris.com today.

About the Author
Joyce Shaughnessy lives with her husband, Dennis, in Midland, Texas. She lived in Texon, Texas in the 1950's, which is where the Miller family finally find their healing place. They have two daughters and four granddaughters.

A Healing Place * by Joyce Shaughnessy
Publication Date: June 25, 2010
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 120 pages; 978-1-4535-2445-9
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 120 pages; 978-1-4535-2446-6

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7479. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit http://www.Xlibris.com. To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.

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