Saturday, July 1, 1-4:30pm, 2pm presentation in Schoolhouse
Finding the pioneer spirit, Jane Kirkpatrick’s writing truly makes her readers stop and realize how important our faith and friendships, relationships are in life. For fourty years, Kirkpatrick has opened the door to create stories with history in places we know in Central Oregon. She relates, with love and laughter, and her own family’s modern-day struggle to catch a dream in the Oregon Territory. Kirkpatrick believes, “Our lives are the stories that others read first, and encourages readers to discover the power of their own stories to divinely heal and transform.”
Join Central Oregon author, Jane Kirkpatrick as she shares her special works with history, landscape, research, relationships and spirituality that untangle her stories. She develops main characters in her stories as women of history, hopeful and seeking peace, love and grace within.
A New York Times bestselling author, Kirkpatrick’s works have appeared in more than fifty national publications including The Oregonian, Private Pilot and Daily Guideposts. With more than 1.5 million books in print, her thirty novels and non-fiction titles draw readers from all ages and genders. Most are historical novels based on the lives of actual historical women often about ordinary women who lived extraordinary lives. Her works have won numerous national awards. More notably, she received the prestigious Wrangler Award from the Western Heritage and National Cowboy Museum in 1996 for her first novel, A Sweetness to the Soul.
Book sales will benefit the museum.