My Name is Randa
A Christian Contemporary Fiction novel
By Marg Watland
BISAC Category: FICTION / Christian / Contemporary
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About this Book
“Randa had never heard that getting over grief was like healing. She missed her mama so much. Was she going to cry forever?”
Reverend Quinn Edwards lives a quiet but busy life pastoring a church in 1950s Chicago, Illinois. One day, the reverend receives a letter from Miranda Shepherd, who says that he is her uncle and that her mother, who had recently died, wanted him to be her guardian.
Quinn, a fifty-two-year-old widower with no children, thought his baby sister, who disappeared over twenty years ago, had died long before. How could he raise a girl—a teenage girl?
Poignant and inspirational, My Name is Randa explores the joys, fears, and challenges that surface when three people, including Nora, Quinn’s secretary, walk together amid grief and loss. Will they learn how to heal, how to love, and how to be a family?
About the Author
Marg Watland was born in eastern Washington. After high school, she married and moved west to Tacoma, WA. In 1970 her husband died, leaving her with two daughters. She worked at Seafirst Bank in Seattle for over twenty years.
Northwest Christian Writer’s yearly conferences, night classes, lessons online, and writer’s groups taught her good writing skills. She joined a writer’s group in 2009, after becoming twice widowed, and gained the confidence to write a sweet romance wrapped around the journey of walking through grief. Her prayer is that this book will remind us to show compassion and “weep with them that weep.” Romans 12:15 KJV