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The Life of Shelby
by Floriana Hall
The Life of Shelby is a sequel of Outreach. Olivia’s beautiful great-granddaughter, Shelby, looks just like her and becomes like her in many ways, especially her love of God, family, prayer and helping others. However, Shelby never had a lot of money, although a small sum was bequeathed to her by Olivia. Shelby invests her money in philanthropy, helping her family and others.
The Life of Shelby is also a book of intrigue. She helps her father, a gambler pursued by the Cleveland crime syndicate for not paying his debt. She hires a lawyer who himself gets involved in the chase by the organization.
Set in the cities of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, this story will keep you on edge and come to a wonderful conclusion, a surprise ending involving Shelby’s family and Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
About the Author:
Floriana Hall, the daughter of Francis of Floriana Berdych, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 2, 1927. The family moved to Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, on Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, 1941. Floriana graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in June 1945, a distinguished scholar. She married Robert E. Hall on December 31, 1948, and they have five children, nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Floriana has written many books – nonfiction, poetry, and fiction – all available on Amazon.com. The books are: Small Change; Daddy Was a Bad Boy; The Sands of Rhyme; The Adventures of Flossie, Robbie, and Juney During The Great Depression; Francis, Not the Saint; Francisco, no El Santo; Miss Flossie’s World; Hearts on the Mend; Out of the Ordinary: Short Stories; Short Stories of Angels, Hope, and Laughter; Gathering Graces; Waiting for The Sands of Rhyme and Time; Outreach.
She served as a coordinator of The Poet’s Nook at The Cuyahoga Falls Library for twenty years. She helped publish some of their books – POET’S NOOK POTPOURRI; TOUCHING THE HEARTS OF GENERATIONS; THROUGH OUR EYES – POEMS OF BEAUTIFUL NORTHEAST OHIO; POEMS OF BEAUTIFUL OHIO, THEN AND NOW.
Floriana has had poems published all over the world, and has won many prizes. Her poems are included in The National Library of Poetry, Poetic Voices, Poets of the Year, many other Anthologies, in magazines such as POEMS OF THE WORLD, Salesian Missions, in books from India (Cyberwit), England, France, and Brazil.
(2016, Paperback, 74 pages)