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Love My Neighbor

Publication date: November 2013
ISBN: 978-0615822921
Availability: Trade - $9.95
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The place where we lose our faith is often where we find it again – and with it, we find the most important faith of all.

Many of the "good" people of Skytop Road in Bunhouse, New Jersey, thought that goodness and faith were measured in kilowatt hours. Every Christmas, the neighborhood "Illumination Mafia" poured their hearts and wallets into garish displays that earned them newspaper notices.

New and mysterious neighbor Ernest Love refuses to play in their reindeer games – and his "Xmas Canceled This Year" display, highlighted by a dead deer, lands him in court and then at the local church for community service.

Yet there is more to Mr. Love than meets the eye – and through him the residents of Skytop Road come to see that their cold Christmas lights are blinding them to the true warmth and meaning of not just the holiday, but of faith itself.


Brent Monahan

Brent Monahan has spent his life fascinated with and passionate about questioning the world - and arriving at unique, thoughtful, insightful and, quite often, spear-tip pointedly amusing answers that find their expression in his many novels. Whether he is offering a rational explanation to an historical haunting, as in The Bell Witch: An American Haunting, or delving into the psyches and machinations of such icons of financial and political power as J.P. Morgan in The Jekyl Island Club, Mr. Monahan does so with an unparalleled depth of research and smart, witty writing that has engaged decades of readers and garnered him considerable critical recognition from both reviewers and his peers.

Mr. Monahan has authored twelve novels, two of which have been made into movies - including An American Haunting, starring Donald Sutherland and Sissy Spacek. He has taught writing at Rutgers University and Westminster Choir College of Rider University, even though his terminal degree was in musical arts from Indiana University, Bloomington. He lives in Yardley, Pennsylvania.