Local author Nancy Powell returns to the Faulkner County Library to introduce her newest book, Angels for All at a booksigning on Aug. 17 from 10-12. There will be an additional booksigning at the Greenbrier Library on that day from 1-3.

Angels for All, the second book in the Angel Series, tells the story of newlyweds Roy and Ollie as they start life as sharecroppers on a small farm. They are striving for a better future and a place of their own. Each chapter reveals another aspect of the difficulties of farm life. Ollie believes in premonitions sent by guardian angels, but has no warning of the hardships to come with drought and the Great Depression. Roy is forced to travel to other states to find work, and Ollie stays home to harvest the crops and care for the children With a gun on her hip, she contends with wild animals, foraging pigs, and neighbors who prowl and steal during night and day.

Nancy Powell, a native of Arkansas, is married, the mother of two children, and seven grandchildren. She is a member of the Church of Christ, River Valley Writers of Fort Smith, Oklahoma Writers’ Federation, Inc., and Roundtable Poets. She retired from the City of Fort Smith after 29 years of service as Traffic Coordinator and now resides on a farm south of Fort Smith where she pursues her dream of writing.

All library events are free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 501-327-7482 or email Nancy@fcl.org.