A special thanks to Kathy Wise for her help in creating and improving this website. Kathy was one of Mary Jo's dearest friends, and she remains a dear friend to me and my kids, with the honorary title of "Aunt Kathy." Along with Mary Jo's other wonderful friends, Kathy was an invaluable help in writing "Life After," and I thank God each time I remember her.
Photo Inset: Kathy pictured with Mary Jo (L) at an outdoor cafe in Greece.
Friends asked when the book will be available, if some will be signed and if an eBook version will be published. First, the book should be available for purchase by mid-December (or likely, earlier), and I'll put a link or announcement to the website once I have it put-together. Second, yes, the first print, limited edition hardcovers will all be signed by yours truly. Each of these is a high-quality hard cover, with a full cover, glossy dust jacket. The hardcovers will be available for purchase first through this website, but only a small number will be ordered, so they'll also be kind of expensive at $37.95. My intent is to send an email with link to friends and family when they can be ordered. Lastly, yes, there will also be an electronic version available through WestBow Press (Thomas Nelson) sometime in late December, I think, and I'll also post a note when that can be purchased and downloaded.
After I turned in the "final" manuscript, the publisher (WestBow Press) and I went through five additional revisions to the book ("Life After"). On October 26th, I signed-off on the final text (aka "Galley"), so it now goes to the printer. The printer will send me an Author's Copy (aka "Printer's Proof") within the next two weeks, then the book will go "active" and should be available for purchase by mid-December, God willing. I've also been advised to create a Facebook site and traditional website for friends and family who'd like to order the book, and I'm working on it. I greatly appreciate the prayers and encouragement of friends.