Protagonist Margaret Lerner, a.k.a. Maggie, lives a humdrum life; that is until she meets Native American spiritual guide, Chickahominy Grits. Maggie, a divorced, middle aged woman with OCD, is entrenched in an unfulfilling job, an unfulfilling life. Shes convinced herself this is as good as it gets. Then one day, out of the blue, she receives a mysterious and foreboding email from her spiritual guide encouraging her to take her journey, and on this journey, to pay attention to the signs along the way. She has no intention of heeding such crazy advice, but the more she learns about the guide, the more he reveals his extraordinary knowledge of her past. Soon other unexpected events begin to unfold, events she cannot ignore. These pull her backward, into her youth, where she discovers that nothing she had believed in was as it once seemed. Was anything in her past real, true? What does it all mean? Where will her journey take her? Running parallel to her travels is the mystery of her fathers possible involvement in the murder of two policemen in a church basement, in 1964. What she learns about her family and herself will change everything and her current mundane life will be turned upside down, changed forever. Journeywoman is a timely tale of self-discovery and intrigue that pays homage to the romance of change.
Author: Mary Lou Gediman
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date: 2012-11-16