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When Mockingbirds Sing

When Mockingbirds Sing

(2013)
A novel by

 

"Billy Coffey is a minstrel who writes with intense depth of feeling and vibrant rich description."
Robert Whitlow


What marks the boundary between a miracle from God and the imagination of a child?

Leah is a child from away, isolated from her peers because of her stutter. But then she begins painting scenes that are epic in scope, brilliant in detail, and suffused with rich, prophetic imagery. When the event foreshadowed in the first painting dramatically comes true, the town of Mattingly takes notice.

Leah attributes her ability to foretell the future to an invisible friend she calls the Rainbow Man. Some of the townsfolk are enchanted with her. Others fear her. But there is one thing they all agree on - there is no such thing as the Rainbow Man.

Her father, the town psychologist, is falling apart over his inability to heal his daughter or fix his marriage. And the town minister is unraveled by the notion a mere child with no formal training may be hearing from God more clearly than he does. 

While the town bickers over what to do with this strange child, the content of Leah's paintings grows darker. Still, Leah insists that the Rainbow Man's heart is pure. But then a dramatic and tragic turn of events leaves the town reeling and places everyone's lives in danger. Now the people of Mattingly face a single choice:

Will they cling to what they know . . . or embrace the things Leah believes in that cannot be seen? 

Genre: Inspirational
 
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Hardback Editions

January 2014 : USA Hardback
Title: When Mockingbirds Sing (Thorndike Press Large Print Christian Fiction)
Author(s): Bill Coffey
ISBN: 1-4104-6056-8 / 978-1-4104-6056-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
Title: When Mockingbirds Sing
Author(s): Billy Coffey
ISBN: 0-7180-7658-3 / 978-0-7180-7658-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: When Mockingbirds Sing
Author(s): Billy Coffey
ISBN: 1-4016-8821-7 / 978-1-4016-8821-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

July 2015 : USA MP3 CD
Title: When Mockingbirds Sing: A Novel
Author(s): Billy Coffey
ISBN: 1-4915-9787-9 / 978-1-4915-9787-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: When Mockingbirds Sing
Author(s): Billy Coffey
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
Availability: Amazon   

November 2014 : UK Audio edition
Title: When Mockingbirds Sing
Author(s): Billy Coffey
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

June 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: When Mockingbirds Sing
Author(s): Billy Coffey
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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