When pre-historic pottery artifacts are unearthed on Laurinda Elliot and Dan Riser's home construction site, Laurinda struggles between building her relationship and family while honoring the past. The details of unearthing the artifacts develop into a lovely, nuanced tale revealing harsh truths and personal epiphanies for a fascinating read ....
Nardi Point received the 2012 First Place Blue Ribbon for Contemporary Women's Fiction, Published Novels contest.
Reviewed by Bil Howard for Readers' Favorite
Laurinda Elliot had everything figured out to have her new house built, wedding plans, and a family until her best friend finds pre-historic pottery shards.
Nancy LaPonzina explores the edges of a deeper spiritual connection in the land between the ancient inhabitants and its present inhabitants, and draws some interesting conclusions concerning our responsibility to preserve the past. Spiritual, and thought provoking, Nardi Point will leave you pondering this connection long after you have read the last words of this penetrating novel.
About the Author
LaPonzina's women's fiction explores thoughtful characters involved in challenging situations, and braids in touches of archaeology, the metaphysical, and alternative healing modalities. She is a member of Heart of Carolina Romance Writers; Triangle Area Freelancers; General Federation of Women's Clubs of North Carolina; American Holistic Nurses Association; and the Coe Foundation for Archaeologic Research.
Her debut novel, Nardi Point, regionally set in Raleigh, North Carolina was awarded the Chanticleer Book Review & Media 2012 Blue Ribbon First Place Published Novel award in the Contemporary Women's Fiction genre. Its sequel, A Path Through the Garden has been named a 2013 Chatelaine Writing Contest Finalist.