The Everlasting Kingdom presents ~ B.J. Bassett in her novella sheds light on love, acceptance, rejection, overcoming life struggles and redemption in Jesus through the telling of Gillian’s Heart. A sweet beach novel, Gillian is taken in by her grandmother at a young age. Gillian is all too familiar with the pain of rejection, as she was abandoned by her alcoholic parents. Gillian grew up with her grandmother overlooking the Pacific Ocean in a beautiful beach house. Many years have passed, as Gillian’s grandmother has passed as well. Gillian, who now lives in the large house, realizes that it is in need of repair. Hiring Dusty, Gillian takes charge.
The author takes readers down a road of facing fears, finding love and deliverance in Jesus, in the midst of overcoming many of life’s many battles. With delicacy, intrigue and suspense, B.J. Bassett intertwines the finding of new found hope in a touching love story of redemption.
As a multi-published author and writing professor at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, B.J. Bassett loves the power of books to transform and instruct others in living a life dedicated to God. Her goal as an author is to inspire, encourage and help instruct the Body of Christ to mature in their faith and to find their God-given purpose. With accomplished titles such as: Lily, iUniverse – a historical novel, A Touch of Grace – The G.R.A.C.E. Ministries Story, and is co-authoring My Time with God, Focus on the Family, Heritage Builders (with over 55,000 copies sold), B.J. Bassett delivers well told stories that present the grace of Jesus Christ.
Recommended for young girls looking to find their way, this romance helps readers face and overcome anxiety, anorexia and helps them to find identity as a child of God.
Author bio: Currently residing in Roseburg, Oregon with her husband for over 57 years, B.J. Bassett enjoys reading, jigsaw puzzles, knitting, warm scones with melted butter and strawberry jam, and sipping Earl Gray Tea. Having faced her issues with rejection and acceptance in her life, to include rejection of her writings, B.J. Bassett has written this novella to encourage young adults that there is love and redemption in finding faith and overcoming life struggles.