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WordCrafts Press and author Jennifer Odom are pleased to announce the release of Along the Forgotten Coast, the highly anticipated second volume in her heartwarming Coral Series. Falling under the category of Contemporary Young Adult Fiction, Along the Forgotten Coast picks up immediately after the events detailed in Under the Mango Trees, the first volume in the series, and finds Coral on a road trip to find, and perhaps meet for the first time, the father she has never known.

Along the Forgotten Coast brings the reader into the life of Coral as she faces life alone in the world—an adult-orphan,” Jennifer says of her latest novel. “But when a unique opportunity of hope is offered, will she reach for it, or will her fears cause her to run? And will her newly discovered father’s self-condemnation continue to stall his own life? My desire is that this story offers my readers courage and the ability to apply self-forgiveness to their own lives.”

About The Author:

Jennifer Odom is a 5th generation Floridian. Her love of the land and its rich history reach back to the 1860s when her great great grandfather migrated to his new homestead in Central Florida near the railroad. Orange groves and farming busied the family while one child and her spouse established the general store and served as station-master for the thriving depot. Reflecting this love of Florida and its people, Jennifer has written human interest stories for the Ocala Star Banner and gardening articles for the Ocala Gazette. Her fiction is published in Splickety and Clubhouse Jr. Magazines, as well as Maine Review’s Juxtaposition. Her fourth novel, Under the Mango Trees is set in Fort Myers, Floridaand is the first in her heart-warming Coral Series. Her Black Series (suspense/mystery) includes Summer by the Black Suwannee, Stranger with a Black Case, and Girl with a Black Soul.  

Jennifer is a multi-award winning veteran teacher and writer, selected as Teacher of the Year at her Florida Blue Ribbon School, and Writer of the Year at the Florida Christian Writers Conference.   

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