Perhaps Thoreau was right when he wrote, “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.”
Quiet desperation can certainly be found in the small town of Timber Lake, Michigan. But hope is also stirring. The unlikely messenger is a hard-drinking, gorgeous womanizer named Cooper Moon. In a drunken life-altering moment, Cooper has stumbled upon God and has now decided to build a church.
No one is more skeptical than his long-suffering wife, Sally. Cooper’s decision will have wide-ranging consequences. Throw in a couple of women who are not ready to give up sleeping with Cooper and a husband intent on revenge, and things get even more interesting!
Filled with a cast of characters you are sure to love (and hate!), Cooper Moon: The Calling is the first book of a four-book series. It is a story of love, faith, determination, dreams, sin, lust, hope, revenge, and despair – just like real life.
Be sure to check out the Cooper Moon website for more information on the series! www.coopermoon.com
From the reviewers:
From the first stage you want to punch Cooper in the nose but something tells you to just keep your fist to the side for now. You end up taking this “Faith” journey with him and somewhere along the way he becomes your friend and you are trying to defend him and make others forgive. Throughout the story I found myself wrapped up tight with the humor, wit and sicerity of Cheryl’s writing. This is truly a story for the masses. - Albert Robbins III
Cooper Moon is not your ordinary hero with a dark side. Author Cheryl Shireman has drawn a very complicated man, one I wanted to like and did, but every once in awhile I wanted to throttle him. Great start to what should be an intriguing series. Very unique. Highly recommended. – Barbara Silkstone
I got hooked on Cheryl Shireman’s books when I first discovered the “Life is but a Dream” series. When I first started Cooper Moon: The Calling, I quickly realized this was much different than her other books. However, I was hooked just as quickly. - Kris Leigh
She is the author of several novels including:
Cooper Moon: The Calling
She is also the author of the much-loved non-fiction book, You Don’t Need a Prince: A Letter to My Daughter
In addition, Cheryl created the Curious Toddler Series of children books after finding it difficult to find books to engage her then 3 year old granddaughter. The first book of the series, Let’s Learn About…Dogs! was such a hit with her granddaughter that Cheryl went on to create several books in the series. Like all of her other books, the books in the Curious Toddler series are available as ebooks and as paperbacks.
In 2011, Cheryl gathered a group of women writers together to create the first Indie Chick Anthology. Since then, more bestselling women writers have joined the group and together they continue to create anthologies based on various themes. Cheryl and the other “Indie Chicks” can be found blogging about topics they are passionate about at http://www.indiechickscafe.com
Cheryl’s website is http://www.cherylshireman.com
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A NOTE FROM CHERYL: Thank you so much to all of my readers. YOU have made a life-long dream come true. I spend my days (and nights!) writing because of your continued support. And I would like to offer special thanks to those of you who have taken the time to leave reviews, send emails, and visit my website. Your kind words mean more to me than you will ever imagine.
One of my readers (Kristyn) quoted J.D. Salinger on her Facebook page – “What really knocks me out is a book that when you are all done reading it, you wish the author who wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much though.” She then added…”I had this happen so I found her on Facebook. Thank you for being you Cheryl Shireman!” How can I ever top that?
I have felt that way, too. I have read books by certain authors and felt that I knew them better – almost as if we were friends and they just shared a very precious secret – let me see a small piece of their heart. I love that about writing – how it can connect total strangers together in a way that feels intimate and profound. So – again – thank you for reading my books and making that connection with me. I am so very grateful. – Cheryl
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