Monday, October 03, 2005

Michelle McKinney Hammond's Debut Novel

Michelle McKinney Hammond has penned a novel-The Last Ten Percent, set to be released March 2006.

What is the Last Ten Percent?

The statistics are frightening. There is a man shortage. What does that mean for all the women searching for love? Will their desires ever be fulfilled? How do you handle the prospect of living life alone? Is there any hope? Four friends grapple with this issue in The Last Ten Percent.

Tracy, after a cycle of repeated wrong relationships goes on sabbatical to search her own heart for the answer to her wrong choices. Muriel, scarred by past secret pain, has locked up her heart and thrown away the key but now finds herself confronted by the man of her dreams. Will she finally choose the path to healing and the love she has always longed for? Adrian has always been the perfect little Christian wife, yet her marriage is suddenly shattered, leaving her uncertain of her future. Felicia, who finds love where she can, is awakened by the consequences of her misdirected neediness, with an unwanted pregnancy. Then there is Carla, secure in a marriage with a loving husband, yet wrestling with the question if God is punishing her for past mistakes.

Through their friendship these women bond and search for the answers to some of life's hardest questions about love and true happiness and come to some surprising conclusions.


When I learn more of this novel i will tell you. However, I am a little suspect of this attempt. Because I'm not sure if Hammond has the chops for fiction. (i.e. Jakes' Covergirl was ghost written by a novelist we know.) So I'll have a close watch on these books.

Dee

6 comments:

Bonnie Calhoun said...

Sounds a little like a Waiting TO Exhale type of thing!

Dee said...

doesn't it? it also sounds like Cover Girls, and The Vow.

upwords said...

Wow, Dee. I'll be looking out for that one...
MG

Dee said...

Mary does one of yours come out around that time. march 06?

sume said...

Just popping in to say hello, Dee, and thanks for stopping by. It did remind me of Waiting to Exhale, too. Great site you've created! Bookworm here. I'm always looking for new books to read. ;)

Dee said...

thanks for popping by sume. will bop over to your spot again.

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