"...if you want a redemptive story that feels relevant with today's culture, Forty to Life is worth a look." -- Andrew Neel, Christian Book Previews.com
"Dave Jackson portrays a stark and exceptionally realistic example of prison life in America." -- Tim Frankovich, ChristianFictionReview.com
"Forty to Life reads ... like a documentary account ... taking you into life on the mean streets of Chicago." -- Randy Brandt, contend4thefaith.org
"Read this book. Share this book with youth workers in your church, community, and the young people in your family." -- Deena Peterson, deenasbooks.blogspot.com
About the Author
DAVE JACKSON is co-author, with his wife, Neta, of the award-winning Trailblazer Books and the Hero Tales series, as well as No Random Act, the story behind the 1999 murder of Coach Ricky Byrdsong. Dave holds a degree in journalism from Judson College and has a prolific writing career, including books on racial reconciliation and ministry to kids in gangs. Dave and Neta are members of Chicago Tabernacle, a multiracial congregation and daughter church of the Brooklyn Tabernacle. They live in Evanston, Illinois.