Margaret Mendenhall’s Newly Released “Blood Moon Rising” Is a Riveting Tale of a Woman’s Life of Struggles Against Slavery and Deadly Circumstances

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“Blood Moon Rising: Shawnee Friends Mission Series, Book 2” from Christian Faith Publishing author Margaret Mendenhall is an enthralling novel of a woman’s taste of bondage and other terrifying events that put her life in peril.

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“Blood Moon Rising: Shawnee Friends Mission Series, Book 2”: a highly dramatic story that delves into a woman’s harrowing moments of slavery and a quest for liberation. “Blood Moon Rising” is the creation of published author, Margaret Mendenhall, a local pastor, teacher, and women’s conference speaker.

Mendenhall shares, “It’s 1858. The Kansas-Missouri border seethes with racial hatred between antislavery and proslavery factions. Amid this unrest, Mia arrives in Kansas Territory from Indian Territory to visit her grandparents at the Shawnee Friends Mission. The pleasant trip she has planned turns into a terrifying ordeal as she finds herself in the clutches of slave traders. Coming from a Quaker upbringing, her antislavery convictions are tested when she escapes slavery and certain death through the quick wit and sharpshooting of David Taylor—a slave owner. Although Mia and David’s conflict of beliefs takes them in different directions, Mia cannot get him off her mind or out of her prayers. David follows a bloody path led by a madman bent on destroying the abolitionists. Will Mia’s prayers be enough to save the life of the man who saved hers?”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Margaret Mendenhall’s new book follows the unparalleled resolve of one woman despite the woes of abuse and conflict.

This book also exudes with powerful virtues of faith, godliness, and compassion in life.

View a synopsis of “Blood Moon Rising: Shawnee Friends Mission Series, Book 2” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Blood Moon Rising: Shawnee Friends Mission Series, Book 2” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Blood Moon Rising: Shawnee Friends Mission Series, Book 2”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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