The Sign Painter
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About "The Sign Painter"
A deeply emotive story about a young mother struggling to get back on her feet after a devastating loss leaves both her and her daughter alone and living on the street--from bestselling and award-winning author Davis Bunn. Amy Dowell had always considered herself a very good mother. But when she loses her husband to illness and her home to debt, she finds herself and her young daughter, Kimberly, living on the streets as she struggles to find a job that will get them back on their feet again. When Amy meets Lucy Watts, the pastor in charge of the church program that fed Amy and Kimberly their latest meal, Lucy sets them up in temporary housing and gives her a lead on a job painting signs for a local auto dealership--but Amy is hesitant to let go and trust. Is this finally a legitimate break? Can Amy subject herself to the possibility of disappointment and hurt by hoping again? Inspired by the true story, "The Sign Painter" is a tale of desperation, taking chances, and ultimately redemption. This heartwarming novel blends mystery, romance, and characters you'll root for, will leave you wondering-"Is home really where the heart is?"
Meet the Author
Davis Bunn is an internationally-acclaimed author who has sold more than four million books in fifteen languages. Honoured with three Christy Awards for excellence in historical and suspense fiction, he has written several bestsellers, including The Great Divide, Winner Take All, The Meeting Place, The Book of Hours, Drummer in the Dark, To the Ends of the Earth, and The Quilt. Davis is also the co-author of the Song of Acadia series with Janette Oke. A sought-after lecturer in the art of writing, Davis Bunn has been named Novelist in Residence at Regent's Park College, Oxford University.