Sunday, March 20, 2016

Featured Book: Sleep With Angels by Lorene Joyce Humpal

Longing to return to beer halls and boys, a teenager gives birth to a daughter during the Great Depression, but shows the ultimate lack of maternal instinct when her baby goes missing. Though she claims that a nurse abducted the newborn, the infant and the anonymous nurse are never seen again.

In Minneapolis, Lorene Hermanson is raised on discipline and Christian morality. But as a young married woman, Lorene's life collides with that of the missing baby when she learns her mother's secret: thirty years earlier, her mother saved Lorene from teenagers and a wealthy family who were determined to drown the baby. Heartbroken to learn her own birth story, Lorene struggles with the reality.

The true story of one woman's most improbable start and her anguish of learning that life isn't what it appears to be, Sleep With Angels is a lifelong journey about the true beauty of maternal love, holding onto faith, and the precious gift of life. It is a rare cross between true crime and inspiration.



About the author:

Lorene Humpal resides in Seattle and enjoys spending time with her two adult sons. She has an incredible zest for and appreciation of life, as she knows her existence is against all odds. Sleep with Angels is Lorene Humpal's first book.



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