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Jean DeFreese Moore seeks to enrich lives with “A Father's Love,” a novel series on family and faith

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Jean DeFreese Moore delivers Hallmark Drama-worthy storytelling with strong emphases on the themes of faith, family, and service (vocation) in her novel series A Father's Love. The author has released four books to date, all published under Covenant Books: “A Father's Love: Faith and Family,” “A Father's Love: Justice and Forgiveness,” “A Father's Love: Joyous Hope,” and “A Father's Love: Sacrifice and Service.”

Classified as family, Christian fiction, and historical fiction, “A Father's Love” starts with the story of Travis Britt, who moves forward to rebuild his life and family after the Civil War. The series then follows with the lives of his children,and grandchildren through their turbulent times leading to World War I and the Spanish Flu pandemic (as of the fourth book).

In “Faith and Family,” Travis and his surviving daughter leave the mountains and Travis settles in Harris, Kansas. Due to his friendship with a federal marshal, Travis becomes a deputy federal marshal and, thus, is able to put down roots and start a new family. New challenges await him as he strives, with God's guidance, to protect his family and build a legacy of faith and forgiveness for his children.

The Britt family's story continues in “Justice and Forgiveness,” with Travis' youngest son Reid being the main focus of the narrative. Reid marries Chipeta, a beautiful Indian girl from the Ute tribe, and takes her home to his family in Harris. He entrusts his pregnant wife to the care of Travis as he leaves for Topeka to do a 'very dangerous' job for the Department of Justice.

Readers will find “Justice and Forgiveness” a thought-provoking read as it also deals with the themes of sexual assault, human trafficking, racism, and interracial relationships. The story also draws a brief reference to the story of Joseph and Mary in the Bible.

Reid's story continues in “Joyous Hope,” which primary focus falls on Reid, his oldest son Matt and other members of the Britt family. Matt prepares to leave for university in Chicago, where Reid was once beaten and left for dead during his fight against white slavery. Matt wants to study forensic science and perform autopsies because he is interested in both medicine and law. Will a local bank robbery change his plans?

“Joyous Hope” also tackles the challenges faced by William Stewart, Reid's nephew, who returns home penniless and seeks to recover his health and confidence. William's father, meanwhile, struggles with his own imperfections. Adam, William's brother, and Luke, Reid's brother, fight for justice and face dangers of their own.

The Britt family story becomes more compelling with “Sacrifice and Service.” Travis' grandchildren spread out to perform their medical vocations: four grandsons see action as medical volunteers in World War I, another grandson treats injured troops returning from France, while another battles the deadly Spanish Flu. Meanwhile, back home in Harris, Travis' sons work to protect the innocent from greedy, vengeful, and manipulative neighbors while facing both a local and a national conspiracy.

Read how the story of the Britt family unfolds amid the backdrop of American history in “A Father's Love: Faith and Family,” “A Father's Love: Justice and Forgiveness,” “A Father's Love: Joyous Hope,” and “A Father's Love: Sacrifice and Service.” Order a copy today on Jean DeFreese Moore's Amazon Page.

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“A Father's Love: Faith and Family”
Published date | December 17, 2020
Publisher | Covenant Books

“A Father's Love: Justice and Forgiveness”
Published date | June 27, 2021
Publisher | Covenant Books

“A Father's Love: Joyous Hope”
Published date | February 22, 2022
Publisher | Covenant Books

“A Father's Love: Sacrifice and Service”
Published date | Jul 20, 2022
Publisher | Covenant Books

Author Bio

Jean DeFreese Moore received her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from Louisiana Tech University. She spent most of her career in the media relations office of the athletic department at her alma mater where she was able to use her talent in desktop publishing and graphic design.

Jean's writing began in high school where she was awarded membership into Quill and Scroll, a National Honor Society for high school journalists. She continued her writing as a contributor to her hometown newspaper.

She was one of many contributing artists to paint the entry hall mural at the Lincoln Parish Historical Museum housed in the Kidd-Davis House built in 1886. She also served several years as set designer for a dance academy and has taught art at a private Christian school.

Jean is an accomplished artist. Her most recent exhibit, “The Life of Jesus in Acrylic Pour,” was shown in four separate venues in her hometown of Ruston, Louisiana. This exhibit was scheduled to be a part of the exhibit “Risen: An Easter Celebration,” which opened the same week the COVID-19 lockdown hit her city. The exhibit was quickly changed to an online exhibit and was viewed over 31k on social media and 1.2k in video form. The Jesus paintings were also a part of the exhibit “Artfinds.”

Along with her painting and writing, Jean enjoys her full-time job as grandmother to seven. She is also involved in her church's children's ministry, active in her local Painting with Prayer group and the Community Men's Shed.

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