Author Ron Bruce Announces the Release of His New Novel, ‘Pathways’

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New Christian fiction explores the path from rock-bottom to redemption

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Even in our darkest hours God is shining His light into our lives

In his new Christian novel, “Pathways” (published by WestBow Press), author Ron Bruce tells the story of two people in their early 20s who hit rock bottom. With help from each other and God, they work to overcome their obstacles to achieve redemption.

“Pathways” asks readers to consider what happens when someone’s life reaches a low point. The story follows Mike and Sarah, two young people who, although strangers, embark on a spiritual quest together.

Mike is a failed baseball player. With his dreams crushed, he feels like the entire world is against him. Elsewhere, Sarah lives an ideal life. However, she loses everything when her mother and best friend pass away while Sarah is in college. On a chilly beach in the middle of the night, Mike and Sarah meet in a chance encounter, and their lives are transformed forever. The meeting marks the beginning of their journey along the path to redemption.

“Pathways” touches on difficult themes which have touched many people’s lives – alcoholism, death, suicide, self doubt and family problems. Bruce hopes to offer readers dealing with similar issues a bit of hope and encouragement by showing how two people overcome these problems.

“Even in our darkest hours God is shining His light into our lives,” he says.

By Ron Bruce
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 276 pages | ISBN 9781449775469
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 276 pages | ISBN 9781449775452
E-Book | 276 pages | ISBN 9781449775445
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Ron Bruce has taught high school English, history and government since 2004 and has continuously studied literature and writing in an attempt to reach his students. He has done graduate work in the fields of English literature and special education. Bruce played baseball for 12 years and has coached little league. He lives in St. Clair Shores, Mich., with his wife, Sara, their two dogs and two cats.

WestBow Press is a strategic self-publishing alliance of Thomas Nelson, Inc., the world’s largest Christian publisher, and Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI) — the world leader in the popular self-publishing industry segment. Through this partnership, authors benefit from the rich publishing heritage of Thomas Nelson and the speed-to-market advantages of the ASI self-publishing model. Titles published through WestBow Press are evaluated for sales potential and considered for publication under the Thomas Nelson imprint. Thomas Nelson, Inc. continues to “inspire the world” with distribution of products in more than 100 countries worldwide. For more information, or to start publishing today, visit or call (866)-928-1240. Follow us @westbowpress on Twitter for the latest news.


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