Above the Stars

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George Colton Pub, 2004 - Fiction - 275 pages
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Called home from the mission-field to pay last respects to his estranged brother, missionary Lonnie Striker finds he’s inherited a film company on the verge of collapse. A company that is the sole source of funding for his ministry. Now, he has just two weeks to stave off a mutiny, keep his nephew from executing a company takeover, hold his creditors at bay, curb his feelings for his widowed sister-in-law, and deliver a movie to market, while protecting a secret that could destroy them all. And there’s one other problem: Lonnie has discovered the movie is rated “R” for sex and violence. There’s no time or money to remake the film-it must go out as is. The film’s release will bring the company financial security—while standing on principle could cost him everything he holds dear, including his ministry. It sounds like an easy decision, but...

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Keith Clemons has authored four novels. His first three, If I Should Die, Above the Stars, and These Little Ones, won The Word Guild Christian Writing Awards Best Contemporary Novel in 2004, 2005 and 2007 respectively. Having also earned an IPPY award for Religious Fiction (Above the Stars - 2005) and the TWG independent Publisher Award (These Little Ones - 2007) the total number of awards accumulated by Clemons now stands at five. Of If I Should Die Host of 100 Huntley Street, David Mainse, said: It was so gripping I could not put it down. It's well written. It's an amazing book. There's talent here. You've got to pick up this book. Author and TV host, Michael Coren, called it: Clever, brave, insightful and compellingone of those novels that demands to be read and demands to be discussed. A reviewer for Aspiring Retailer, the American booksellers' magazine, calls his award winning 2006 release, These Little Ones, well written and says its Recommended for all lovers of adventure, courage and compassion." His fourth novel, Angel in the Alley, was released in July, 07. A graduate of California State University, Fullerton, Keith earned degrees in English Literature and Mass Communications. In addition to writing, Keith frequently appears on radio and television where he expounds trends that affect the Church and society at large. His passion for communication has resulted in the publication of more than a hundred articles. He resides with his wife at their home in Caledon, Ontario.

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