Adventure, Emotions, and Inspiration Beautifully Entwine in New Book

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Author Shannon Skinner’s ‘White Dove And the Heirs of Falcon Ridge’ to be featured at this year’s Bologna Book Exhibit

A beautiful story of life, dreams, and journey to one’s roots will charm and inspire readers of all ages as author Shannon Skinner brings forth her newly published book White Dove And the Heirs of Falcon Ridge. Packed with compelling characters playing around an amazing plot and remarkable backdrop, this fictional novel is sure to delight everyone.

White Dove And the Heirs of Falcon Ridge tells an enduring story of a woman’s life from the 1800s to the early 2000 period. Readers will meet Anne who has been living with her mother and grandfather. Her mother has a history of being abused by her father. In reaction, the mother dreams of finding a better life for Anne and herself. All throughout, readers will follow the events of a very unique family; their struggles, heartbreaks, love, and strength to always draw the home where they would find peace. Its story is built on a young woman’s strength and dedication to family, which readers can easily relate with.

Laced with heavy drama and inspiration, White Dove And the Heirs of Falcon Ridge will prove to be an adventurous and memorable ride for readers everywhere.

This book will be featured at this year’s Bologna Book Exhibit in Bologna, Italy, on March 28 to 31, 2011.

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About the Author
Shannon Skinner was born on September 17, 1944, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where her father was a flying officer. When she was nearly a year old, they moved to Guelph, Ontario. She is the eldest of her family, and she has a brother and two sisters. After her marriage in 1966, she started to write more until it became an obsession. One of the first was an English mystery, Murder at Ashley Manor. During the years from 1967–1991, she wrote many stories: The Key, The Promise, The Legend of Death Valley, A Cry in the Dark, Never Say Good-Bye, and White Dove and the Heirs of Falcon Ridge.

White Dove * by Shannon Skinner
And the Heirs of Falcon Ridge
Publication Date: August 18, 2010
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 248 pages; 978-1-4535-2895-2
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 248 pages; 978-1-4535-2896-9
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4535-2897-6

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