The fourth book in the Covenant of Trust series is officially under contract, and while that may seem like a "non-announcement" – we knew the book was coming, after all – it feels good. Signing the papers means that draft on my computer will soon be an ink and paper reality.
When? Next year some time. There's a young man you're getting to meet in the Foundations series named Matthew Bolling. He plays a major part in Sanction. The events in Refined are helping Matt become the man he needs to be for Shannon in Sanction.
What's it about? As much as I love the story of the Prodigal Son, I've always wondered what life was like the day after the party. How hard was it to settle back into the old routine life he'd left? How hard was it to live in grace and not guilt? With Shannon, we'll get to explore some of those questions. It opens in the courtroom for Dylan Snider's assault trial. Chuck is the one in crisis this time around as he learns the true nature of the encounter between Dylan and Shannon. Vengeance and justice, grace and forgiveness, faith and surrender all play a major role.
Therefore we make it our aim, whether present or absent, to be well pleasing to Him. 2 Corinthians 5:9