Des Moines, IA Author Publishes New Book with Dorrance

January 15, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Circumstances, a new book by Frances Clare McEvoy, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Do you ever wonder why you meet the people you meet in your day-to-day to life? Does everything happen for a reason, or is everything left to chance? Circumstances, by Frances Clare McEvoy, follows the life of a young boy named Evan and all the people who are influenced by him and his family. From the young girl next door to the doctor who delivers his daughter, every person he meets plays a role in his long life. His daughter, too, follows a similar journey that comes full circle when she returns to her hometown and marries her high school English teacher, who influenced her life both then and now. The stories of Circumstances prove that even acquaintances can shape our futures. Who will influence your life today?

About the Author

A native of Iowa, Frances Clare McEvoy lives in Des Moines where she spent a forty-year career teaching in seven different public schools. She earned her bachelor's degree from Iowa State University and her master's degree from Drake University. In her community, Frances is a member of the First United Methodist Church. She is a widow with one daughter, Mary Ellen Pitchers. In her spare time, Frances enjoys sewing, reading, and writing poetry. In fact, she is a member of the Iowa Poets Society and has been published in Lyrical Iowa. Her current book, Circumstances, is her fifth published work.

Circumstances is a 30-page paperback with a retail price of $20.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-1241-1. Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania published it. For more information or to request a review copy, please visit our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at