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From the Author
Orphaned, his family torn apart by tragedy, Cole Knight has come a long way from a ramshackle miner’s cabin on the side of the Cumberland Mountain. Daring to follow an impossible dream, he’s made it big in the music business. Now, he’s a country music sensation with a huge house, fancy cars, plenty of willing women, money, and adoring fans. He should be on top of the world. Instead, he’s drowning in a swirling pool of self-contempt and relentless guilt. It’s easier to lose himself in a bottle than face the hard truth…he hasn’t delivered on a promise he made to his father. It’s almost Christmas, and the sting of failure drives him back to that tiny cabin in the mountains. But has he waited too late to put the shattered pieces back together—to find himself and restore a lost family?Amazon.com
Mountain Laurel Christmas is the rags to riches story of Cole Knight, who rises from a poverty-stricken coal mining family to become a Nashville singing star. But like many, Cole doesn’t celebrate his gifts or use them for good. Instead, he drinks too much and has lost all ties to his family.
I rarely read “Christmas” stories, but I enjoy the way this author tells a story. So, it was no surprise when Cole’s path brought him back to family. His story put a smile on my face. This should be the feel-good Christmas novella of the year.
Sikes has an enormous heart which always shines through her characters. This is a quick emotional read that brought a few tears to my eyes. The idea of recapturing lost chances and family is perfect for new beginnings and a new year ahead.
Learn More About this Author:
I’ve been an avid reader all my life. I can still remember the excitement that surged through me the first time I realized I could decipher words. Many summers, I won the highest award possible from the Hobbs, NM Public Library for reading the most books.There’s nothing I love more than losing myself in a story. Oddly enough, I never had any ambition to be a writer. But I wound up in mid-life with a story that begged to be told. Not just any story, but a true story that rivaled any fiction creation. Through fictitious characters, the tale came to life in an intricately woven tale that encompasses four books. Not satisfied to stop with the books, I released music CDs of original music to match the time period of each story segment.In conclusion, to bring the story full circle, I published a book of poetry and art. I was done. Wrong! The story ideas keep coming, and I don’t intend to turn off the creative fountain. I am a member of the Author’s Marketing Guild, The Writer’s League of Texas, Romance Writers of America, and the Paranormal Writer’s Guild. I am an avid fan of Texas music and a grandmother of five beautiful souls. I reside in North Texas.
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