This book will make you cry. This is not a challenge, it is a
warning: You will cry. You will laugh, you will heal, and you will
hold your loved ones closer. You will be happier once you finish it
than when you first picked it up. You will cry.
This captivating story is my best seller when I speak at junior high
and high school assemblies all over the nation. You would think it
would be my teen books, but no, it is this one—Prince Tennyson—the
book about a ten-year-old girl who is trying to prove if God is real
Her dad died in Iraq the year before and now she wants to know if
she’ll ever see him again. Prince Tennyson was his nickname because
of how dashing he looked in his uniform—he was her handsome prince.
This is an endearing father-daughter story told through the eyes of a
ten-year-old. It is a story of overcoming trials, moving on, and
finding not only faith in yourself, but in a loving God as well.
May you enjoy every moment of it—and please keep tissues handy.
You will need them.
"After reading Prince Tennyson, your heart will be warmed, tears will be shed, and loved ones will be more appreciated. Jenni James has written a story that will make you believe in miracles and tender mercies from above." -Sheila Staley, Book Reviewer & Writer
“Divinely inspired, beautifully written—a must read!” -Gerald D. Benally, author of Premonition (2013)
"Prince Tennyson is a sweet story that will put tears in your eyes and hope in your heart at the same time." - Author Shanti Krishnamurty
"Prince Tennyson does more than pluck your heart strings, it composes a beautiful symphony of emotions that will continue to play within you long after it's over." - Mormon Mommy Writers
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Ten-year-old Chelsea Tennyson decides to take matters into her own hands and prove once and for all if an invisible God is really there.
Chelsea’s dad, Prince Tennyson—the nickname he earned for being so dashing in uniform—died last year in the Iraq war. After a mental breakdown, her mother moves the family to live with their grandmother in Phoenix. But before long, it becomes clear the entire family is suffering the loss of a man who was pivotal in the shaping of their lives. Her mom doesn't believe God exists anymore, but Chelsea is afraid to believe it too, because if He doesn’t exist then she'll never see her prince again...
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“Jenni James has created a story of refreshing innocence and poignant truth that will touch the heart of even the crustiest cynic. A story for young, old, and everyone in between, Prince Tennyson is sure to become a contemporary classic.” - Tristi Pinkston, author and editor
“Chelsea Tennyson, a courageous and determined little girl who's trying to find truth in a life that has been wracked with the pain of her father's death, stole my heart and kept it throughout Prince Tennyson. Daddy's girls and wannabe daddy's girls alike will enjoy this heart-warming story of fatherly love.” -Amanda Washington, author of Chronicles of the Broken
"We need to devise a new term for the kind of writer Jenni James is: method author. Prince Tennyson doesn't just tell a story...it performs. The intricacies of being a child come to life in ways most people can barely put into words." - Author Jeff Sinclair
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