About The Author

A native of St. Louis, Mo., Michele Andrea Bowen started telling stories from an early age -- and, as an 8-year-old, started writing them down when her mother suggested it would be easier to read all that Michele was making up and trying to tell her mother at any given time. Michele was on her way to becoming a history professor when the writing bug really hit and she began work on what became her first novel, Church Folk.

Books by Michele Andrea Bowen

More Church Folk

It is now 1986, and the preachers of the Gospel United Church are preparing for their much-anticipated Triennial General Conference. The last time readers encountered the good Rev. Theophilus Simmons, he was ...