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The Story Before… The Art of Rivers

I’m Rivers Sullivan. And I was shot.

The good news is—I lived. It didn’t seem like good news, though. My fiancé, Jordan, was shot, too. He didn’t make it. Only ten days before our wedding, I lost the love of my life.

Now, I’m in St. Simons Island, Georgia, to clean out and sell the beach cottage and art gallery I inherited from him. During the first twenty-four hours, I almost drown in the same area where Jordan’s sister did five years ago. Then I find out that people from a sober living facility are running the art gallery I own. Along with Jordan’s black sheep cousin, Cooper Knight.

The last thing I want is to be around people with addictions. My mother was an alcoholic who ended up with a brain injury. I spent my teen years being the grown up instead of the daughter.

The problem is I’m falling for Cooper. And I might need to work on displaying a little grace.

I’m Cooper Knight. And I’ve been in recovery for five years.

I’m an addiction counselor now, and when I’m free, I search the sandbars for victims caught unaware for the St. Simons dangerous tides. I know God forgives, but my family never will. No matter how hard I work to make up for my cousin’s drowning, I never quite feel like it’s enough. I sure never expected to find Jordan’s fiancée, Rivers, staying at the family cottage.

In a perfect world, Rivers would be everything I ever wanted in a woman. But the world isn’t perfect—especially not me. Besides, I couldn’t cause more pain to my family by getting involved with her that way. I just pray I can find a way to help Rivers move through her grief and on with her life.

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My Story Title:   The Art Of Rivers

My Story Genre:  Contemporary Inspirational Romance

My Story Releases:   June 30, 2019

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The Author of My Story:    JANET W. FERGUSON


Janet W. Ferguson
grew up in Mississippi and received a degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Mississippi. She has served as a children’s minister and a church youth volunteer. An avid reader, she worked as a librarian at a large public high school. She writes humorous inspirational fiction for people with real lives and real problems. Janet and her husband have two grown children, one really smart dog, and a few cats that allow them to share the space. Janet loves to connect with readers.

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WHERE can the book be purchased?

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Janet will be offering a signed copy of her award winning novel 

~ Magnolia Storms ~
to one reader who leaves a comment!

Drawing is to be held Wednesday evening – June 5, 2019

16 thoughts on “The Story Before… The Art of Rivers”

  1. Janet, Thank you so much for allowing Rivers and Cooper to appear at journeystojoy.net.This is a compelling look at your upcoming book, and I'm grateful you have shared your characters' backstory with us!

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  2. Janet, Thank you so much for allowing Rivers and Cooper to appear at journeystojoy.net.This is a compelling look at your upcoming book, and I'm grateful you have shared your characters' backstory with us!

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  3. Thanks so much for sharing about this upcoming release! As a Carolina girl I enjoy reading books set along the South Atlantic coast. St. Simons Island is somewhere I would love to visit.

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  4. Thanks so much for sharing about this upcoming release! As a Carolina girl I enjoy reading books set along the South Atlantic coast. St. Simons Island is somewhere I would love to visit.

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  5. Our winner for this week – WINNING MAGNOLIA STORMSIS PATTY!CONGRAT-YOU-LATIONS, Patty for your win and for stopping by to leave a comment!Please email me at joyjournaling@gmail.com with your contact info – name(first and last) mailing address and I will see that Janet gets your book to you!Hugs

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  6. Our winner for this week – WINNING MAGNOLIA STORMSIS PATTY!CONGRAT-YOU-LATIONS, Patty for your win and for stopping by to leave a comment!Please email me at joyjournaling@gmail.com with your contact info – name(first and last) mailing address and I will see that Janet gets your book to you!Hugs

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