The Cross Gardener

Jason F. WrightClick here to read a sneak peek.
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ISBN: 9780425238851
Format: Paperback, 304pp
Pub. Date: April 2011
Publisher: Penguin/Berkley

Praise for The Cross Gardener


“Passionate, spiritual and thought-provoking…[A] beautifully written book.”
– Glenn Beck, talk radio and FOX news host, #1 New York Times bestselling author

“Sharp prose, clever characterizations, thought-provoking insights….fresh and spiritual.”
– Don Piper, New York Times bestselling author of 90 Minutes in Heaven and Heaven is Real

“Celebrates the incredible joys of the human experience.”
– Kevin Milne, author of The Nine Lessons

“Fans of author Jason F. Wright’s previous inspirational novels … will delight in this uplifting tale.”
– Birmingham Magazine

The Cross Gardener is an inspiring story of a man touched by tragedy – and a quiet stranger who helps him rediscover the joy to be found in life, love, and family…

John Bevan believed life was complete. Married to his high school sweetheart and father to a young daughter, John finally had the traditional family he lacked as an orphaned child. But that all disappears when a fatal car accident changes his world.

Filled with sorrow, John withdraws from life and love. He erects two crosses at the scene of the accident and visits daily, grieving. Then one morning, he encounters a young man kneeling before one of the crosses, touching it up with white paint.

Conversations with the mysterious stranger – known to him only as the Cross Gardener – begin to heal John’s heart.

But only when they undertake a journey together does John truly come to see what he must embrace in this world – from the secrets of his own past to the sorrow of the present – if he is to start his life anew. And only as the journey ends does John divine who his guide may really be.

In The Cross Gardner, Jason F. Wright tells a timeless tale that explores the questions we ask when our lives are touched by loss: How do we carry on? Who will show us the way? The answers John Bevan finds may illuminate your world as they did his – for even in our darkest hour, we are not alone.