A DAZZLING DEBUT IN YA SPORTS-FICTION
What if a mountain-boy runner with failing vision wants to win a cross-country championship and his training partner is an American bald eagle?
“Soaring Eagles is an inspiring tale of rising up when you have fallen—showing the power of forgiveness.” – Jim Ryun, first high-schooler to break 4-minute mile, a world record holder, Olympic Medalist, and U.S. Congressman.
Soaring Eagles reveals the trials and romance of seventeen-year-old Billy Cline, whose running family is persecuted for three generations in the Smoky mountain town of Rockside.
As a boy, Billy rescues an eaglet in a tornado and is hailed a hero as the “Eagle Boy.” For years “Victory” soars mysteriously over Billy who trains to restore his father’s lost honor.
Enter Jenny, a Scottish lass with a golden voice and iron will. Cross town rivalries for love and a cross-country championship force Billy to a special boys’ home run by his Pa’s old coach. A new team and a lightning strike changes everything!
Sabotage! Arson! A shooting! Billy’s rivals challenge his team to a dangerous and secret life-or-death match race along rugged cliffs. Can Billy’s band of rejected brothers use teamwork and a hopped-up wheelchair with sidecar, the Eagle 7, to survive?
Will Billy and his team embrace their coach’s wise advice? “To soar like eagles…take off the weight of unforgiveness.”
A RACE FOR… the heart of his Love, the respect of his Team, the rights of the Physically Challenged!
“SOARING EAGLES DELIVERS THE GOLD!” – Vin Lananna, men’s US Olympic Track & Field Coach -RIO