SOURCE: Alpine Publishing

November 26, 2008 09:00 ET

Son of Catholic Priest Tells All in New Book

FALLBROOK, CA--(Marketwire - November 26, 2008) - "The Strength of a Sparrow," a new novel based on the true love story of the author's parents (his mother, a Broadway actress and his father, a Catholic priest), receives five star customer praise on

Award-winning children's book author, Tim 'Dr. Hope' Anders, has exposed to the world the hardships and heartache that his mother had to endure because of her secret and forbidden love affair with a Catholic priest. His parents' love story unfolds into a kaleidoscope of intrigue, suspense, betrayal, and romance.

Amazon customers write: "The story grabs you from the moment you open the book and holds on tight all the way through! It is a roller coaster ride of emotions from beginning to end."

"My admiration goes out to the author, for having the courage and tenacity to tell his parents' story."

" ...this is an easy, fast read. It engages you from the beginning and entices you to keep turning pages and finish the story."

"This is a wonderful book with a captivating story. You can't wait to turn the pages to see how it's going to end."

"Super passionate love story, peppered with the realities of life in the '40s and '50s."

"I fell in love with the characters from the very beginning. Bouvette's courage and strength were inspirational. This is a beautiful love story with many unexpected twists and turns."

"This book is inter-twined with so much love and sadness at the same time. It is beautifully written and difficult to put down. I am an ex-catholic and against the celibacy rule and reading this story reinforces my conviction."

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Contact Information

  • Contact info:
    Marti Avila,
    Director of Marketing

    Address: Alpine Publishing, Inc.
    1119 S. Mission Rd., #102, Fallbrook, CA 92028
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