An extended family in small town East Tennessee navigates the troubled waters of growing up, religion, abuse, and social justice issues in Little River.
Caleb Salt is fifteen. The youngest of four boys whose father is dead and whose mother is unwell, Caleb finds himself in the care of his uncle. As he finds his way in his own coming of age story, he meets a girl. (There's always a girl.)
Titus Schillings is a man who has stepped up to the plate for his family time and time again as his own dreams of a family of his own seem less likely with each year that goes by. Unwilling to abandon his young nephews or his widowed sister, Titus risks losing the relationship that matters most to him. Finding himself the target of a small town hatred, Titus has to choose between his family and his happiness.
Abigail Schillings doesn't always find her life as a Pastor's wife in a small town to be a good fit. Her wrong side of the tracks upbringing usurps her Christian mercy when her family is threatened. Abigail isn't afraid of hard decisions...especially when her children are involved.
Jonathan Schillings is a man pulled in every direction; everyone wants a piece of his time. Balancing his own family, his extended family, and his church family has become exhausting to the young pastor, but, when one family turns on another, he has to choose between his church and his brother. Originally published as a weekly serial on the author's website, the first volume of weekly installments has been compiled into "Little River: Volume One."
Size: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches