After nine months of living in the Highlands of Scotland with just his dog while recovering from a devastating divorce, Shawn Stewart, a changed man, begins an interesting and emotional journey back to his hometown of Astoria Oregon. On the way, he reconnects with lost parts of his heart, mind, spirit, and forgotten memories and says goodbye as he begins the next stage in getting his life back. Along the way, he reconnects with his best friend Billy who unbeknownst to Shawn has a lot riding on his recovery and future happiness.
Soon after arriving home, an old romance begins to blossom but teeters on a precipice as personal struggles and serious family conflict begin to make cracks into his new life. Shawn struggles not with just who he wants to be but also with who his family needs him to be.
His teenage niece, Charlie, who is secretly dealing with dark struggles of her own makes dangerous choices which could affect everyone in her family in ways she cannot fathom. The sudden appearance of an old man named Pockets leads to life-altering choices for Shawn and life changing news for his best friend.
All the Roads Home is a story about how a group of people comes together not just for the benefit of one man but also for each other.
"Michael Melville again brings readers deep into the hearts and minds of his characters with his newest novel, All the Roads Home -The Oregon Series Book One. Those familiar with his first novel Running Northwest will immediately fall in love once again with his unique brand of storytelling, emotional depth and the richness of his characters as well as his loyal and detailed descriptions of Oregon. Fans and readers of his first novel will be rewarded in the pages of this next story by finding some familiar character's pop up in unexpected ways and places. If you are a fan of Nicholas Sparks love stories and Jonathan Franzen's cerebral style then All the Roads Home will be right up your alley"
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About the Author
He has published two works so far in his writing career. The first was Running Northwest; a romance novel about a single father raising his adopted son alone on the Oregon Coast. The second is a short story called Christmas Senses, which is about a man stricken with blindness and how he experiences Christmas with his family in his own unique way.
His third novel and the second book in The Oregon Series titled, The Diner was released on April 21st, 2017