Living Beneath the Surface

Xulon Press presents an honest account of a mother's grief.

No Force is Equal to a Mother's Love. Is There One Equal to Her Heartbreak?

Xulon Press presents an honest account of a mother's grief.


Author Krista Bennett-Bruns shares the heartbreaking aftermath of her young son’s death in Living Beneath the Surface ($15.99, paperback, 9781545614761; $25.99, hardcover, 9781545614778; $29.99, dust jacket, 9781545617618; $7.99, e-book, 9781545614785).  Sutton died at the tender age of four, and Bennett-Bruns blamed herself, the first responders, and the hospital staff.  The journey towards healing was long and rough.


In this 5-star rated book, Bennett-Bruns takes the reader along through raw emotions of anger, disgust and hatred.  She shares her struggles unashamedly, imparting encouragement to others.


“[This is a] story that shows that God has a full-circle purpose for your life, regardless of the trials you go through along the way,” said Bennett-Bruns.


Dr. Krista Bennett Bruns is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Dentistry where she received a Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree and practices full-time in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  She is also a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University where she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry.    She serves in the homeless ministry at Healing Place Church and on dental mission trips to Jamaica and Honduras.




Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 15,000 titles published to date. Living Beneath the Surface is available online through,, and


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