A River Bend by Douglas Knight


Discovering Love’s Ripples Along the tale of “ A River Bend”: A Journey of Redemption and Self-Discovery

A Heartfelt Tale of Love, Faith, and Second Chances


Douglas Knight takes readers on an emotional journey with his latest book, “A River Bend.” This compelling novel delves into the complexities of love, faith, and the pursuit of self-redemption, set against the picturesque backdrop of a small Indiana town.

In “A River Bend,” readers are introduced to Josh Crockett, a dedicated psychiatrist, and author who returns to his hometown in Indiana to teach and mentor a church youth group. As he immerses himself in his new role, Josh unexpectedly encounters Marcy James, a woman who has recently ended a tumultuous relationship with a married man.

Drawn together by a fortunate twist of fate, Josh and Marcy’s lives intertwine as they navigate the challenges of love and self-discovery. However, their burgeoning romance raises eyebrows among the church’s leadership, who begin questioning whether Josh’s involvement with Marcy a distraction and a potential threat to his standing as a role model for the impressionable youth is he seeks to inspire.

As the plot unfolds, readers find themselves engrossed in the profound questions that lie ahead for Josh at this critical juncture in his life. Is what he feels for Marcy genuine love, or is it merely driven by the heat of passion and desire? Can he overcome the judgment and doubt cast upon him by the church leadership and find the strength to persevere?

Douglas Knight’s masterful storytelling captures the essence of human emotions, exploring the intricacies of relationships, faith, and personal growth. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of youth dynamics, Knight skillfully weaves a narrative that resonates with readers of all ages.


About the Author

Douglas Knight is an esteemed author with a rich education and youth leadership background. Holding both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English, he has dedicated many years to guiding and inspiring young minds as a teacher, professor, and church youth leader across Indiana, Kentucky, and North Carolina. “A River Bend” marks Knight’s third fiction novel, following the successes of “Through the Valley of the Shadow” and “On Satan’s Island.”

Join Douglas Knight to explore love’s complexities and the pursuit of a meaningful life in “A River Bend.” The book is now available on [major online retailers], and copies can be found at select bookstores nationwide.


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