Sea Glass Gift is a literary fiction novel, which melds the mystique of glassblowing, the allure of New Orleans, with the story of Jenna, a woman who has been contacted by the son she gave up for adoption at birth. His emails topple her through memories that nearly destroyed her, except for the lessons she learned from glass-blowing–a spiritual journey which helps her overcome the brokenness of her past.
Jenna encounters poverty, violence, and courage as she mentors the street children of New Orleans. Their resilience helps her identify with the elusive glass she is shaping as she navigates the thin spaces of fragility, transparency, and destruction.
Sea Glass Gift is a 350-page novel, based on a true story, which wrestles with the issues of sexual orientation and faith, grace and reconciliation. It blends the science and art of glass with a tale of souls on the edge, capturing the hope that the shards of our lives truly can be transformed, over time, into dazzling works of art.