Tuesday, August 23, 2011
The Jade Rabbit Now Available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Paperback Coming Soon
No, that shaking you felt on August 23rd wasn't the east coast earthquake, it was the sound of a wonderful new novel dropping onto the earth and into your e-reader.
I am very pleased to announce that The Jade Rabbit has been published, and is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords with a paperback copy soon to follow. I am thrilled, and looking to get it into some readers' hands. Look for some unique giveaways soon. The Jade Rabbit is an emotional, visceral novel you will not soon forget.
Here are the links:
The Jade Rabbit on Amazon
BARNES & NOBLE
The Jade Rabbit on Barnes and Noble
Here is the description:
A female infant is abandoned by her birth-mother in a small Chinese village and spends her first ten months in an orphanage. She is adopted and raised in the United States where she becomes a social worker in order to help children in a desolate Detroit neighborhood. Her nickname is The Jade Rabbit and this is her story.
As director of a shelter for runaway and neglected youth, Janice Zhu Woodward gets pulled into the lives of the lost children of the Detroit streets. Fueled by angry parents, stories of ghosts who haunt the shelter's basement, and her own history of being left by a birth-mother who may have long forgotten her, Janice emulates her adoptive mother and becomes an avid, nearly obsessed marathoner. Training injuries, failed goals, and unexpected trauma test her will and take her to her breaking point. When a mysterious girl with dreadlocks is abandoned at the shelter's front door, Janice becomes her surrogate mother and risks everything to save her. Only a miraculous, unforgettable run through the streets of Detroit can save them both.