Thanks to a family with an overabundance of imagination and a love for books of all kinds, Joie grew up learning the value of a good story. Early on, she realized writing was as essential to her as oxygen and recorded her first story at six and finished her first novel at twelve. Along with giving into her lifelong passion for storytelling, Joie works full-time and treasures motherhood while bringing up her son, daughter, and Cardigan Welsh Corgi.
Read Joie and Discover Love's Haunting Journey Home.
Available: January 30, 2007
The musky scent of skin, a brush on the shoulder, a gust of bitter air--all forewarn Elizabeth a spirit will soon seek her help to pass from this world to the next. Yet a living man's wounded soul offers her the challenge of a lifetime.
Set in the 1940's, The Passenger tells the story of Elizabeth Reilly who travels to the Clemente Vineyard to help the spirit of an old man find peace and loses her heart to the son he left behind.
Reviews and Quotes for The Passenger
"...a refreshing change to romantic novels, adding humor with an unusual storyline. I was impressed with the way it all came together." - 5 Beacons, Lighthouse Literary Reviews
"...In The Passenger, Joie Lesin weaves and intricate and emotional tale of loss and love, tragedy and hope. I enjoyed this book immensely! I turned the last page with a satisfied sigh."
Joy Nash, author of The Grail King and Immortals: The Awakening
"The Passenger is a terrific read that will suck you in from the first page and hold on to you long after you've finished the novel. Joie Lesin writes an emotion-packed story that will have readers rooting for Elizabeth and Gio, as well as for Paolo and the rest of the supporting cast."
Elisa Adams ~ Author of Affliction in Secrets Volume 19: Timeless Passions
~ Coming July 2007 from Red Sage
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