First Sunday in October [NOOK Book]

Overview

Julia Simone has everything she could ever want. The only thing missing from her life is a true love. Rev. Reginald Pennington is a man with a past that would surprise many. Julia and Reggie become friends after a business deal between her company. Each has a past that they must come to terms with. Life altering events bring surprises and sorrow that test their faith in God and each other.

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First Sunday in October

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Overview

Julia Simone has everything she could ever want. The only thing missing from her life is a true love. Rev. Reginald Pennington is a man with a past that would surprise many. Julia and Reggie become friends after a business deal between her company. Each has a past that they must come to terms with. Life altering events bring surprises and sorrow that test their faith in God and each other.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940045043946
  • Publisher: Micah 6:8 Books
  • Publication date: 10/24/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 103,589
  • File size: 613 KB

Meet the Author

Wanda B. Campbell is an extraordinary and talented writer who brings creativity, a new sense of hope, and restoration through the healing power of God to the Kingdom, by way of Christian fiction. She uses real life everyday issues to exhort, motivate, and give comfort.


Wanda B. Campbell believes there is nothing too hard for God and through His love and power, He can heal you in EVERY area you hurt. Wanda believes with God's help our darkest time can become our brightest moments. Her primary mission is to encourage everyone to experience the unfailing love of Christ. Wanda is not limited by race, age, sex, denomination or organization; believing the liberation that comes from Christ is free to all.


An avid reader since childhood, Wanda recently responded to the voice in her head by penning and self-publishing her debut novel, First Sunday in October, (January 2007). A romantic at heart, Wanda uses relationships to demonstrate how the power of forgiveness and reconciliation can restore us back to God and one another.


Wanda is a graduate of Castlemont High School, in Oakland, CA (Go Knights!) and Western Career College. In addition to building a career in healthcare, she is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies.


Wanda B. Campbell's literary achievements include: Mommy's Present, a short story appearing in the anthology The Midnight Clear (KNB Publications, November 2006) ISBN 0-9742207-0-1, First Sunday in October (W.B. Campbell Publications, January 2007) ISBN 978-0-9790458-0-6 and the Crusin for Christ I Short Story Contest winner with Illusions. Wanda is a two-time winner of the Urban Reviews Top Shelf Book Award (Illusions 2009 and Right Package, Wrong Baggage 2010). She is also a Black Expressions Book Club Bestselling Author.


In January 2010, Wanda launched Micah 6:8 Books, LLC (micah68books.com), a small publishing house dedicated to promoting words that edify the Kingdom. The company's first anthology, Home Again: Stories of Restored Relationships released November 2010.


Wanda currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband of twenty-one years and two sons and enjoys spending time with her grandson. Her hobbies include writing and reading of course, traveling, and collecting magnets from around the world. Wanda is the self-proclaimed biggest Oakland A's fan.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2007

    A must for your Library

    From the moment I opened the book, I could not put it down. What a fantastic story of trust and unconditional love. This book showed how real love should be. I could feel the story. Many truths were taught especially about waiting on God. I loved it. Can wait for the next book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2007

    A must read Christian novel!

    This is a great book to read for those that are new to Christian romance. It provides fresh and interesting viewpoints on singles, dating, and ministry in the church. In addition, there are issues that the characters¿ deal with (which are great for discussions) such as loss, hurts, forgiveness, and family. This novel is an encouragement to all. Please read, spread the word, and enjoy!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2008

    And The Two Shall Become One

    First Sunday in October presents a view of the purity that can be had in a relationship between a man and woman. Julia Simone is not the ordinary woman. Her outer persona is the reflection of a successful woman in total control of her surroundings. The same can be said for Pastor Reginald Pennington. The two are mature and know what they want out of life. Through happenstance they enter into a business agreement. Exposure to one another opens the door to possibilities beyond business. It will be Pastor Pennington's preconceived notion of who she is and the truth of what he expects that jeopardizes what could be. Additionally each has a past that is blocking their way to true happiness. Unlike most romance novels, First Sunday in October takes its characters and readers through the process of becoming a friend and then growing through friendship. As like turns to love the story is not infiltrated with the trappings of steamy date nights and/or gratuitous bedroom scenes. Combining biblical truths with a strong storyline Author Campbell has presented a tale well worth reading. Reviewer/Dr. Linda F. Beed On Assignment Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2007

    EXCELLENT !!!

    This first offering from wanda b. Campbell is excellent. It offers clean romance based upon christian principles. There was no profanity, no explicit sexual situations, and no ethically immoral plots. As a minister-in-training i found it highly refreshing to read an entertaining and engaging romance novel of this calibre. I see great things for ms. Campbell, and intend to keep watching for more from her.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2006

    Establishing a divine relationship

    This new author amazingly captures the essence of real life situations in the single Christian community as they seek for divine love! She gives christians a new sense of hope and a guideline to dating God's way It can be done if one truly seeks and waits on the Lord. What one may percieve as mere circumstance, God had it ordain before the foundation of the world for each person to be int he right place at the right time. The story is funny, romantic, and deals with real life situations we encounter in our daily walk with Christ. If we don't lose focus on God, we won't fall into temeptation. For all the single woman and men of God, keep trusting and believing There is a Julia and Reginald waiting just for you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2006

    Love It!!!!

    I love the book. It captured my attention as soon as I opened the book and it changed my ideas towards Christian Fiction. If you want to read something new, refreshing, and clean, read this book!

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