Tommy G. Robertson‘s newly released “I Am Not Nothin’: The Serpent Handler’s Daughter” is a love story between a young Appalachian girl and a wounded soldier.

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Set in the wildly beautiful and rugged mountains of McDowell County, West Virginia in 1918, “I Am Not Nothin’: The Serpent Handler’s Daughter” is a poignant romance rooted in the power of faith. Christian Faith Publishing author Tommy G. Robertson created the tale of Dorie Kincaid and Elijah Caudill which is deeply woven into the fabric of this colorful historical period in American history.

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“I Am Not Nothin’: The Serpent Handler’s Daughter” is a compelling love story between a servant girl from the mountains who could barely read and write and a brokenhearted young soldier who turned to whiskey after his return from World War I scarred, bitter, and disillusioned. The coming of age novel about the power of simple faith is the work of published author Tommy G. Robertson, a multi-award-winning producer, writer, and director of film and quality television projects.

When Dorie Kincaid took the job as a cleaning girl, she told the elegant woman who ran the coal town boarding house that she was “not nothing.” Miss Clara told her they would have to work on that…and it was there that she learned to read and grow into the strong young woman who would change lives in a way she had never dreamed. It was a time when miners fought for their lives with the coal barons, bootleggers ran wild in the mountains, blood feuds raged, and serpent handlers tempted God. Amidst this tumultuous world of hard times, tragedy, madness, and redemption, the abiding faith and gentle spirit of one girl touched the lives of many, making their world better and bringing her the love of which she had only imagined.

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Tommy G. Robertson‘s new book is a gripping love story between the heartbroken soldier who had seen too much human devastation in his young life and the remarkable girl whose unadorned yet unshakable faith had the power to change lives.

View a synopsis of “I Am Not Nothin’: The Serpent Handler’s Daughter” on YouTube.

Readers can purchase “I Am Not Nothin’: The Serpent Handler’s Daughter” at traditional brick and mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “I Am Not Nothin’: The Serpent Handler’s Daughter,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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