Maria Santomasso-Hyde


Formerly a newspaper reporter and public relations writer, Maria Santomasso-Hyde is excited about the release of her first book―and hopes you’ll eagerly await her second one. Maria also owns Alta Vista Fine Art Gallery. Please stay in touch with her on Facebook and also via A graduate of Appalachian State University, she lives in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, with her husband, Lee Hyde, and The Queen of the Universe (Roma, their Black Cat)… and other Black Cats who decide to move in.

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He Gave Me Barn Cats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Religious
Losses send a woman’s soul into its darkest winter... Maria’s burdens are heavy. When she discovers a cat and kittens in her barn, she feels lighter, and they teach her as only animals can do. Then tragedy strikes. As Maria loses her family, she creates a scorecard: God: 9, Maria: 0. Her questions turn into anger at God. Can the kittens in her barn help her heal?

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