Spring Rains

Seasons of Marigold Manor, Book 2

Spring Rains is the continuing story of the staff and residents of Marigold Manor.

Ginny Stafford finally learned to let go of her grief and hold on to hope when she started dating Chester Martin. But as she helps her Grandmother Edith prepare for her wedding, trouble brews on the horizon.

Edith learns her fiancé has made plans for their future she has no intention of keeping. And a relationship from Chester’s past threatens the dreams he has of a home with Ginny.

As her personal life grows as turbulent as the spring weather in Nebraska, Ginny’s faith begins to falter. She must decide whether to trust God, or lean on someone else, to see her through the storm.

Profile Photo Kim Stokely

About Kim Stokely

The wife of a submariner, Kim has lived in eight states over the last twenty years. She used her background in Drama (a B.F.A. from the University of Connecticut and a Master's Degree from Regent University) to stay relatively sane throughout all those moves by performing in various plays and musicals, including a one-person show about women in the Bible.

In 2004, the Navy transferred her family to Omaha, Nebraska, a perfectly logical move that never made sense to her mother. An avid reader, Kim has written novels in several genres, including Biblical, Contemporary, Inspirational Fiction and Young Adult Fantasy. Kim's novel, "Winter Trees," was a semi-finalist in the Christian Writer's Guild's 2010 Operation First Novel contest. Her non-fiction Inspirational and humor stories have appeared in several Chicken Soup for the Soul books, Vista, and online at She is a regular paid contributor to Thriving Family online magazine.

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