Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Today's Featured Author -- SHELIA E. LIPSEY

First Lady Audrey Graham adores her daughter’s best friend, Rena Jackson. In Rena, Audrey finds the loving relationship she longs to have with her troubled daughter, Francesca. When Audrey's son, Stiles, comes home from Duke Divinity School, Audrey is overjoyed because he has decided to follow in his father’s clerical footsteps. But the good news doesn't stop there. Finding his sister's friend all grown up, Stiles quickly falls in love with Rena. But Rena's fairy tale life is disrupted when her old love interest, learns about the new relationship. In this explosive novel, the old adage of "what's done in the dark' turns out to be more true than anyone can imagine. My Son's Wife -- By Shelia Lipsey -- October 2008

Shelia E. Lipsey is a native Tennessean, and resides in the city of Memphis. She attended Belhaven College in Jackson, Mississippi, graduating magna cum laude with a BBA degree. Lipsey, a published author and inspirational speaker has been actively writing and speaking most of her life. Prior to being noticed by Kensington/Urban Christian, she self-published a fictional title, Always Now and Forever, about love, loss, and grief. Then just two years later, she followed up with a nonfiction book, A Christian’s Perspective—A Journey Through Grief, which enlightens and encourages grieving hearts.

Lipsey has shared her inspirational messages throughout the south since the year 2000, having written several short stories and over 200 poems which she also has plans of publishing in the near future.

After submitting to the newly founded imprint, Kensington/Urban Christian, Lipsey’s talents were noticed, landing her a book deal in December 2005. She is one of the first authors to be signed to this new line of Urban Books LLC. Her premiere novel with Urban Christian entitled, Into Each Life, was released January 2007 followed by Sinsatiable, which was released August 2007. Lipsey’s third novel will be released October 1, 2008, entitled “My Son’s Wife.”
Lipsey was voted Conversations Book Club 2008 Author of the Year and Dallas Morning News Bestselling Author.

To learn more about this literary treasure visit her site at http://www.shelialipsey.com/

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