• When Stone Wings Fly

    When Stone Wings Fly
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    Price: $16.99

    ISBN: 9780825447174

    Edition: June 14, 2022

    Pages: 352

    Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 (inch.)

    Publication date: June 14, 2022

    Format: Paperback

    Imprint: Kregel Publications

    Category: Fiction

    Series: National Parks

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    When Stone Wings Fly

    A Smoky Mountains Novel

    "Pitch-perfect research and incomparable heart paint every corner of the brilliantly colored canvas of When Stone Wings Fly. Readers, get ready: your newest split-time fiction experience rests in the hands of a master."--Rachel McMillan, author of The Mozart Code

    Kieran Lucas's grandmother is slipping into dementia, and when her memory is gone, Kieran's last tie to the family she barely knows will be lost forever. Worse, flashbacks of her mother's death torment Granny Mac and there's precious little Kieran can do to help.

    In 1931, the creation of the new Great Smoky Mountains National Park threatens Rosie McCauley's home. Rosie vows the only way the commission will get her land is if they haul her off in a pine box. When a compromise offers her and her disabled sister the opportunity to stay for Rosie's lifetime, her acceptance sets her apart from the other mountain folk. And the bond she's forming with ornithologist and outsider Benton Fuller only broadens the rift.

    Eighty-five years later, Kieran heads back to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to find answers to her great-grandmother's mysterious death and bring peace to Granny Mac before it's too late. Park Historian Zach Jensen may be the key to locating both the answers. But what Kieran needs clashes with the government regulations Zach is sworn to uphold. Can she trust God for a solution to heal this generations-old wound?

    "Barnett's tale set in the Great Smoky Mountains flows as smooth as wildwood honey. The two timelines are stitched together like alternating blocks of a quilt passed down through the decades, keeping family connected and rooted."
    --Sarah Loudin Thomas, award-winning author of The Right Kind of Fool
    Author: Karen Barnett
    Karen Barnett is the award-winning author of eight novels including When Stone Wings Fly and The Vintage National Parks Novels. A former national park ranger, she’s also a hobby photographer and enjoys teaching writing workshops with both Cascade Christian Writers and West Coast Christian Writers. She and her family live in Albany, Oregon. Visit Karen online at karenbarnettbooks.com.