Xulon Press presents an original work of American fiction.

City Girl Heads to the Country and Discovers the Locals are Not What She Expected

Xulon Press presents an original work of American fiction.


Author Barbara Sullivan-Nelson invites readers to curl up with this cozy mystery entitled Trials of Destiny ($17.49, paperback, 9789781662873126; $8.99, e-book, 9781662873133).


Chicago native Shelby Evans accepted a position as assistant editor of the local newspaper in rural Kentucky in order to relocate and re-connect to lasting values.  She doesn’t quite encounter the safety she expected, however, when her truck is forced into a ditch and she spends the night in the woods among the wild animals.  Eventually she finds her way to a magnificent farm and maybe, just maybe, the man of her dreams.


I enjoy walking, reading and a good glass of wine with my daughters,said Sullivan-Nelson.


Barbara Sullivan-Nelson is a resident of Kentucky with training in business management and creative writing. She is the author of several inspirational articles, two fiction novels, and an inspiring true story of spirit, compassion, and optimism of the disabled titled “Ryan’s World”, published in 2011.




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. Trials of Destiny is available online through,, and


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