The Statesboro Regional Library will host a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Monday for J.G. Jakes, otherwise known as Jenny Massey of Glennville. Jakes just published her second book of the River’s Trilogy, “The River Rages.”
Guests at the book signing will have the opportunity to meet Jakes, purchase a new book, and have the author sign it.
Within the pages of The River Rages, readers will discover a fictional mix of melodrama, suspense, and historical events. The adventures of Luke and Katie McCoy begin when they lose their farm, get uprooted from their home, and move to a new city where things get complicated. Katie is not afraid to face danger and danger seems to find her. Luke attempts to keep situations in check and keep Katie safe. Their story turns serious when their friend, Hoose, gets railroaded on a murder charge, facing his almost certain execution. Along with friends, they plan and implement the perfect escape.
What will readers gain or take away from The River Rages, a Christian suspense fiction, Jakes said:
“When it comes to trials, we may not always know His reason, but there is always a greater purpose,” she said. “We may not always know the answers, but we can trust He is in control. In every trial, there is a lesson – to teach and mold us – so His purpose for our life is fulfilled. Through our suffering, we will have glorification.”
The River Rages, the continuation of the adventures of Katie McAllister and Luke McCoy, follows on the heels of The River’s Edge, the first book of the River’s Trilogy. Within the pages of The River’s Edge lies a story of love and hatred, regrets and forgiveness, faith and consequences: an altogether human story.
Author Jenny Massey (J.G. Jakes) was raised on the family’s southwest Georgia farm. Now as a retired schoolteacher from the Bulloch County school system, she lives on a small cattle farm with her husband near Glennville. She pursues her love for writing life’s lessons attuned to characters with honor, integrity, and formidable challenges. Her keen interest in the lives of strong and inspiring women is cultivated into her books of the “River’s Trilogy,” as she continues to share the extraordinary stories of ordinary women.
You may also visit her website jgjakes.weebly.com for more information about the series or visit youtube.com or Godtube.com to view both book trailers.