Theresa Linden resides with her husband and three boys in northeast Ohio. She is a member of Catholic Writers Guild and Cleveland West Side Writers. Her love of the Catholic faith led her to obtain a Catechetical Diploma from Catholic Distance University. She is happy to announce that a publisher has recently picked up her dystopian novel CHASING LIBERTY. When she is not homeschooling, reading or writing, she enjoys taking long walks and camping with her family.
Wonderful Fool by Japanese writer Shusako Endo is a light and often humorous story with a powerful message of self-sacrificing love.
The story begins with the adult children of a modern Japanese family. Takamori lives at home and works six days a week at a bank. His carefree, casual attitude toward life annoys his younger sister Tamoe, especially when he hits her up for money. Tamoe is an ambitious, no nonsense career girl who has no time for sentimentality or weak men. They are not sure how to take the news that Takamori's childhood pen pal Gaston Bonaparte is coming to Japan. In the days