The Oregon Book Report - Book News from Oregon

Archive

Catching the Wind wins national award

October 27, 2018 --


By Julie Zander,

Saturday evening in Nashville, at the American Christian Fiction Writers Conference, the Carol Award for historical fiction was given to Portland area novelist Melanie Dobson for her time-slip novel, Catching the Wind. The captivating novel opens with a 13-year-old boy in Germany, Dietmar, pretending to be a knight defending his princess, 10-year-old Brigitte, but their play quickly morphs into a life-and-death escape from Gestapo agents who arrested their parents. After fleeing to England, the pair is separated. Fast forward seven decades, and a wealthy old man, with help from an enterprising female journalist and a handsome male lawyer, continues his lifelong search to reconnect with the childhood friend he promised to find.

Read the full article and discuss it »
Archives

Latest Headlines

Subscribe to Weekly Updates

 

Top Business News

 

Top Natural Resource News

 

Top Faith News

 

Copyright © 2019, OregonReport. All Rights Reserved. | Terms of Use - Copyright - Legal Policy | Contact Oregon Report

Stay Tuned...

Stay up to date with the latest political news and commentary from Oregon Women's Report through weekly email updates:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Prefer another subscription option? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, become a fan on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

RSS Twitter Facebook

No Thanks (close this box)