Shadow Walker: The Lost Journal
by: Gwen Williams
About the author
Gwen has two novels and one children’s book accredited to her name. She also has numerous poems published in poetry books. Her novels are: Shadow Walker A Shadow of the Past, A Rose Among the Foliage; Published by Creation House. Her children’s book Hoppy Finds Friends won a placement in a writing contest. Her joy of writing has produced several book yet to be published Gwen enjoys living in the country side of East Texas with her husband of forty-four years, Fredie Joe Williams Sr. Gwen and Fredie are blessed with three sons. Their sons and daughter in laws have blessed them with ten grandchildren. Gwen’s husband Fredie is a Vietnam veteran and an ordained minister. When Gwen is not writing she and her husband work in the Ministry together. Gwen lives by one of her favorite scriptures: Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” Gwen enjoys a simple country life with her husband, children and grandchildren.
About the book
Abigail did not like living on the Texas frontier with her family so she decided to move back east and was planning on taking her two younger sons Jehu and Peter with her. Peter her youngest son did not want to go with her. Abigail decided to let Peter stay on the frontier with his father Micah and oldest brother Mic (Micah Jr.). Jehu would be the only one to go with her. Four years later Abigail decided to return to the Texas frontier but Jehu decides to stay behind and help his grandfather Merchant, to help out in his mercantile store. Jehu takes his grandfather Merchant’s last name and becomes his heir. Jehu keeps journals of his trip back east and of his family.
Luke Merchant, in present-day New York City, lost his wife when the towers came down. He was left with his young son Samuel or Sam as he called him. Luke was left an old chest by his grandfather. In the old chest, Luke found some old journals that tell of his grandfather Jehu of long ago and a trip from Texas back east with his mother Abigail. The journal tells of a family by the last name Peterson, left behind in Texas. Luke decides to leave all of the memories behind and go in search of this family told about in the old journals.
Luke, following the journal, finds himself in Texas where he finds work on a ranch owned by a family with the last name Peterson. Could he have found his long-lost family?
July 23, 2019