Breezes of Mercy – by Jeff Kelly
All Books , Kelly / May 16, 2011

“Should I go back home to Chicago, or spend the rest of the summer in Oklahoma with the guy of my dreams? It seemed like a no-brainer. How could I know the surprise, heartbreak, and love I would experience as a result of the decision I would make in the next few days?” After living through a horrible ordeal in Chicago and finding new life on the windswept plains of Oklahoma, sixteen year old Lexi Turney has a decision to make. The whispering in her heart tells her to return home and rebuild her relationship with her mom. But how can she? They were never close, and after hearing her mom criticize her beloved late father, Lexi is even less interested in reconciliation. Will Lexi overcome her old habits and live out her new faith? Above all, how will Lexi deal with the shock of learning about her father’s unbelievable secret? Come along on the amazing and encouraging journey of Lexi’s first year as a Christian. You can purchase this book from the website: Lexi Turney

Winds of Change – by Jeff Kelly
All Books , Kelly / October 28, 2010

‘The story I am about to share with you begins on the night my best friend was kidnapped right before my eyes. It was a dark and horrible time in my life, and it was about to get even worse.’ Lexi Turney lived an idyllic life in the suburbs of Chicago. She was a star on her high school basketball team and a good student, and her dad was her biggest cheerleader. Then one day her life is turned upside down when he dies in a tragic accident. Lexi becomes bitter and angry and begins to lash out, staying out all hours of the night, partying with her friends, drinking, and hanging around the wrong kind of boys. One night, she and her friends go out for a joyride and meet up with some boys who take them to Chicago for a party. When it turns out that the boys slipped something into their drinks, Lexi is lucky to escape. Her best friend and former teammate, Sarah, isn’t so lucky. Concerned for her daughter, Lexi’s mom puts her on a Greyhound bus headed to the windswept plains of Oklahoma to live with her aunt and uncle. Will the change of…