Like Feathers of a Wing

by – Diane Olsen (Author)

Fourth Book in the Rising Wind Series: Deep Informative and Pertinent

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Book Description:

Like Feathers of a Wing, the latest installment of the Rising Wind series by author Diane Olsen, is suitable for the general reading audience. The book continues Gideon and Secora’s journey as they seek to shelter those in need, and find a source of water in the deadly heat of the desert. As their quest takes them further into inhospitable lands, they come under threat from the beasts of the wild, and the prospect of death looms closer with each step. It’s a gripping adventure filled with danger and excitement that will keep readers on the edge of their seats, but there’s something more to the work. Diane Olsen has created deep and engaging heroes who are not content to simply survive their adventure; they push forward for a better world and in doing so touch on fascinating subjects involving our relationship with and perception of the natural world. Like Feathers of a Wing grounds itself in the understanding that our world is huge, diverse, and dangerous, and that humans are simply passengers on this planet’s journey. The prose is gorgeous, succeeding in making readers feel the dangers of the desert right alongside the beautiful denizens of the sand which spring to life off the page as they are encountered throughout the journey.
Experience the spiritual, social, and cultural evolution of humanity in the fourth book of the Rising Wind series. Diane Olsen demonstrates through vast research that humanity is interconnected. A treasure to celebrate, no matter what culture or faith we represent. We are as one… Like Feathers of a Wing.
Embarking on what appears to be an impossible project, the couple endeavors to struggle forward on their mission to help build shelter for the homeless and capture sustainable water in the desert.
Be mesmerized by the wide array of strange and dangerous creatures that cross Gideon and Secora’s path. Will death take one or all their treasured friends? Will anyone travel this journey unscathed?

Reviews for the Book

Like Feathers of a Wing is a work of fiction in the action and adventure subgenres and serves as the latest installment of the Rising Wind series. It is suitable for the general reading audience and was penned by author Diane Olsen. The book continues the journey of Gideon and Secora as they seek to shelter those who need it and find a source of water in the deadly heat of the desert. As their quest takes them further and further into inhospitable lands, they come under threat from the beasts of the wild, and the prospect of death looms closer and closer with each step.
This book is a gripping adventure filled with danger and excitement that will keep readers on the edge of their seats, but there's something more to the work than that. Diane Olsen has created deep and engaging heroes in the forms of Secora and Gideon who are not content to simply survive their adventure; they push forward for a better world and in doing so touch on fascinating subjects involving our relationship with and perception of the natural world.
Like Feathers of a Wing grounds itself in the understanding that our world is huge, diverse, and dangerous, and that humans are simply passengers on this planet's journey. The prose is gorgeous, succeeding in making readers feel the dangers of the desert right alongside the spectacle of it as well as the beautiful denizens of the sand who each spring to life off the page as they are encountered through the journey. 
~Reviewed By K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite Magazine - 5-Stars

About the Author: Diane Olsen

Award-Winning Author Diane Olsen, a seasoned writer, began with a non-fiction book titled; “Ancient Ways: The Roots of Religion,” which won a bronze medallion from the Christian Illuminations Book Awards in 2017. Diane’s “Rising Wind” book series has also won several awards. “The Thunder Beings” was released in 2018. “Ice and Bone” and “The Weeping God and The Book of Hope” were released in mid-2021. “Weeping God” garnished her a second bronze medal win in 2021. Book four has now released in March 2022 titled “Like Feathers of a Wing: Deep, Informative and Pertinent.”

Three of these books earned five-star ratings from Reader’s Favorite, and in 2021, she received a second Bronze Medal from Christian Illumination for book three entitled; “The Weeping God and The Book of Hope.” Rising Winds is an excellent multi-cultural, cross-genre fiction read with a light Christian-themed, action-packed mystery thrill ride like no other! No matter their beliefs or cultural backgrounds, everyone will enjoy this ‘Indiana Jones style’ series, which rides a balance between science and religion. Diane shares how all of us, all of humanity, are connected as one. Her books are available on Amazon, Kindle, B&N, and many fine online bookstores.

Born and raised in Colorado, Diane is an Undergrad at Colorado State University Ft. Collins: Pre-vet med, Anthropology, then attended and received her BA and MA at the University of Montana, Missoula: Anthropology, Archaeology, and Paleontology. Diane has proudly raised two grown sons, Andrew and Gavin, has four grandsons, Dylan, Brayden, AJ, and Asher; when she is not writing, Diane enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandkids. A few of her favorite books are ‘The Book of Certitude (Kitab-i-Iqan), The Upanishads, and The Great Initiates.’ She is currently working on the next book to her ‘Rising Wind’ series and resides in the beautiful Pacific Northwest of Washington State.

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