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Books by C.M. Harris

Children of Mother Glory
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THE CHILDREN OF MOTHER GLORY

In the turn-of-the-century Midwest, young Glory Potter’s lot in life is to serve her father’s ministry. When Glory grows into a dominant matriarchal figure—transcending her father in the creation of the Potterite faith and an industry that supports the town of Gulliver—she finds herself fighting "demons from hell" that irresistibly draw her to the woman she craves with all her being.

Sebastian, reviled in Gulliver as a conscientious objector for obeying the pacifist dictates of the sect, ends up sequestered in a camp where he too is wracked by the fierce war between his faith and his desire for a fellow CO.

Danielle, fifteen years old, already wrenching herself from her implacably judgmental family, defying her faith to preserve her lesbian self, begins a journey unpredictable in its twists and turns, and its costs.

Jacob, working for the industry that Glory created, uncovers a number of dark secrets about the Potterite sect. The arrival of sales rep Diana, a transgendered woman, further upends his every concept of himself.

Like signposts across a century, these four intersecting lives reveal that mysterious inheritance known as human desire and its power to outpace ideology. This powerful, beautifully crafted and inclusive LGBT novel is a story for our times.


 

Barbara Treat Williams

C.M. Harris

C.M. Harris was raised in a rural church sect. Upon departure, she played guitar in reasonably bad rock bands, attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The Loft Literary Center of Minneapolis. She is a copywriter and graphic designer for marketing and advertising firm, Carbon Creative. She lives in Uptown Minneapolis with her partner, their twins and two miniature pinschers.

Please visit her Web site at flammablewords.com.