Welcome to Main Character Monday the day I feature a character in a book that stood out to me.
Why I chose River . . .
Who wouldn't I mean did you see that cover? River turned out to be much more than just a
pretty handsome face. Author Laura Haley McNeil developed a celebrity character that has compassion and a heart. Which I think is usually contrary to what we expect of celebrities.
River is honest and hardworking and has morals. And 'faith'. But he is torn when he has to make a career move when he is traded to another team.
River quickly becomes a big part of Soledad's life and her non profit after school program.
I have to admit it was difficult to choose between the 3 main characters River, Soledad and her daughter Kalida who is a giggling little girl going on 30.
Maybe I'll get a chance to interview Soledad and Kalida!
The first line . . .
River Jackson stood on the sidewalk and stared at the old Denver schoolhouse.
And on page 56 . . .
. . . The children froze and stared then rushed up the steps. Thier shouts and questions were a muddle of voices Soledad couldn't understand, but she was glad river's presence put a smile on their faces.
Buy the book