Journey to Riverbend by Henry McLaughlin is the story of a man with an unfinished business and a word to keep. Check out this book review.
Michael Archer is a man that keeps his word. Despite no being able to save Ben Carstairs, Michael is decided to carry out Ben’s last request: to settle with his father.
Sadly, Sam Carstairs, one of the most terrible businessmen on the land, has no use for his son, much less a man of God in seek of reconciliation.
Shortly, after coming to in Riverbend, Michael meets and falls in love for the beautiful Rachel Stone while waiting for Sam to get back from a trade encounter. Stunning, but yet secured, Rachel seems to be avoiding the memories of a dark past, similar to Michael’s.
When the word of Sam’s kidnapping on the stagecoach home spreads out, Michael volunteers to join the posse with the local sheriff. With a growing affair over his shoulder and a dangerous rescue just ahead, he sets out on the trail, resolved to accomplish his mission no matter the price.
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Henry McLaughlin holds a Master’s diploma in social work and contributed many years serving in public child welfare. It was in this position that he first sharpened his writing talents in preparing brief and precise court petitions and reports.
He retired from that career in 1999 to work with Kenneth Copeland Ministries. Henry won the prestigious 2009 Operation First Novel Award sponsored by Tyndale House and the Christian Writers Guild. His award-winning first novel, Journey to Riverbend, was released in January 2011.
To improve his craft, Henry belongs to several Christian writer organizations; attends writers’ conferences, workshops and retreats; and participates in online and local critique groups.
In September 2010, Henry began writing full time. He also speaks and teaches writing workshops. He serves as a Writers Coach for North Texas Christian Writers where he is privileged to work with several small groups.