Jane Kirkpatrick is the award-winning author of 16 historical novels and several works of nonfiction. She often writes about her ancestors, as in AN ABSENCE SO GREAT, which beautifully portrays the lives and times of her grandparents and great-grandparents in the early 20th century. Not only does she have a way with words that paint a living picture, her characters are bigger than life while being completely genuine.
The title is an example of Kirkpatrick’s skill as a writer. T