Fort Meade, FL Author Publishes Christian Romance Debut

July 20, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
July 20, 2016 - "A Second Chance at Life," a new book by Penny Heggie Austin, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

"A Second Chance at Life" is a novel about love, God, and the importance of community. Hank Norton happens to meet Anna, an expecting single mother, and saves her life, as well as that of her daughter, Katleyn. Hank instantly falls in love with Anna, who has reservations about Hank's eagerness and benevolence. They overcome various obstacles, ultimately relying on God to help them start a new life together.

While Hank opens a new hospital for Hidden Valley with Anna's help, they form close friendships and showcase the power of community. Despite insidious plots to endanger Katleyn's future and the future of their new family, Hank and Anna, along with friends and family, work together to save the day, and preserve happiness in Hidden Valley.

This charming romance takes the reader on a charming and whimsical journey where love conquers all.

About the Author:
Penny Heggie Austin, who loves to write poetry and novels, lives in Fort Meade, a small town in central Florida. She has four living children, two stepchildren, sixteen grandchildren, and thirty-four great-grandchildren. She was born here, on her grandfather's farm. Having married her first husband and raised five children in Illinois, she returned to Florida in 1985 to help her brother, who had cancer.

Austin is very active in her church and loves her church family. She thanks God for her wonderful life with her second husband, who passed away in 2009. They traveled around the country to lease properties for communication towers. During that time, they met many people and attended many different churches. Despite major tragedies, like losing her youngest son earlier this year, she remains faithful to God.

She hopes readers will enjoy "A Second Chance at Life" as much as she enjoyed writing it.

"A Second Chance at Life" is a 134-page paperback with a retail price of $13.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-2465-9. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at

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