Fred Jessett lives and writes fiction and creative non-fiction in Washington State. His work has appeared in 17 different publications including the Seattle Times and The Sun. His first book, Remembering Grace, a collection of true short stories, was published in 2006. A retired Episcopal priest and one time US Army officer, he and Kris, his wife of 54 years, have 4 children and 7 grandchildren.
Mountains Melt Away is a collection of 41 true stories and essays that illustrate many ways God's grace has touched one ordinary life. The moments happened on Lakota reservations, in small towns, on Puget Sound beaches, in hospitals, and cemeteries through events such as deaths, a chance remark, a bumper sticker, and prayers that connected people separated by great distances.
Abused, humiliated and in danger of being killed, Tamar devises a desperate plan to force Judah, the only man who can save her to tell the truth. Will he overcome his pride and tell the truth or will he lie and let her be burned to death?