New Fiction Depicts a Quest for Hope and a Journey to Forever

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“Harvest of Hope” is an engaging tale filled with excitement and thrills – taking readers to the port of Italy to uncover life’s truths and love’s realities

Referring to the poetic lines in the first chapter of his book, author Gene Needham says, “While writing these beginning lines to a poetic thought in my journal, my memories of wandering through life, setting corporate goals for myself, and heading up the ladder were filled with an emptiness found within my personal life.” From these lines, he will take readers on a fascinating journey to different places and to the port of Italy to follow a man in his quest for something that will fill the emptiness of his life in Harvest of Hope.

In this exciting fiction, readers can imagine the vacation of a lifetime . . . Rome, Tuscany, and then finishing in Venice. Phillip Walker needed a vacation of a lifetime. He was on top of the world, moving up professionally, fine home, new car, and friends he could count on. Little did he know that like a bolt of lightning from Zeus his world would change. In Rome, he would come to the realization his world truly was missing something of grave importance. In one moment, his soul knew what his heart had awakened to in a split second with its skipping beat . . . Hope. That harvest of one’s spirit is where one uncovers that missing piece of his or destiny.

Harvest of Hope is an invitation to readers for a vacation in Italy where they shall share with the wine, take in the sites, and find that “Harvest of Hope” where all life is realized and a journey of forever begins.

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About the Author
Gene Needham was raised in a Southern Baptist family where tradition taught him that the simple things were the foundation of what makes love flow within one’s passion. Through his creations he pours his soul to the paper creating a haven for those who desire to have their heart touched and their soul to be opened to endless possibilities.

Harvest of Hope * by Gene Needham
Publication Date: June 29, 2011
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 195 pages; 978-1-4628-8920-4
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 195 pages; 978-1-4628-8919-8
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4628-8921-1

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