Every Saturday, The Defender features a book worth checking out! This week, the spotlight is on Terri Ann Johnson, author of Faith Alone.
What’s the book about?
Lachelle Jackson appears to have it all; a husband who adores her; a job that fulfills her and friends that love her unconditionally.
When Lachelle learns that she is pregnant, what should be the best experiences of her life becomes one of the darkest times she ever endured.
Facing a life-threatening pregnancy, in the midst of insurmountable grief, can Lachelle find the strength to fight for her life and that of her unborn baby? Can she overcome depression and move beyond memories of her past to accept God’s greatest gift…LOVE?My main character, Lachelle, appears to have it all. But, once she and her husband discover that she is facing a life-threatening pregnancy, their world turns upside down.
The author speaks..
What do you want readers to take away?
Since this is Christian fiction, the major theme is relying on our faith to get us through challenging times. Leaning on our faith and focusing on forgiveness are a few take-aways.
Why do you write?
I’ve been an avid reader since I was young (Judy Bloom, V.C. Andrews, etc.) I knew that I wanted to learn the craft of telling stories. I took a journalism course in college. A few years ago I told myself that I would begin a career as a writer.
Do you have a day job?
I’m an Accountant with the Federal Government, yes, a bean counter.
What’s your dream job?
Writing fiction, full-time and writing for a travel magazine or blog. So I’d say, “Writing”.
Where would you like to be professionally in 5 years?
Professionally, I’d like to have five novels published. I hope to lead other through management in the federal government.
What would people be shocked to know is on your playlist?
I’ll say ‘Knock Some Boots’ from back in the day.
Visit Terri @ TerriAnnJohnson.com
Get your copy at www.Amazon.com.
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