Golden Keyes Parsons

Golden Keyes Parsons

Golden Keyes Parsons

It is with deep sadness that we share our friend and sister-in-Christ has passed away. Our prayers are with her family, friends, and all who had the delight to know Golden. Feb. 16, 2017

Golden Keyes Parsons was a popular retreat and conference speaker and author of historical novels.

• Her book, “In The Shadow Of The Sun King,” (Thomas Nelson Publishing), first in a three-book series based on her family genealogy, released in the Fall 2008, and was named a finalist in the American Christian Fiction Writers Book of the Year Debut Author category.

• Her second book, “Prisoner Of Versailles,” was released September 2009 and was named a finalist in Romance Writers of America’s prestigious Daphne contest and was also a finalist for the Advanced Writers & Speakers Association Golden Scroll Novel of the Year.

• The concluding book in the series, “Where Hearts Are Free” released September 2010 and is a Women of Faith Book Club selection.

• Her fourth novel, “His Steadfast Love,” a Civil War novel set in Texas, released November 2011, and was a finalist in the National Readers Choice Awards.

Her most recent ebook series, Hidden Faces: Portraits of Nameless Women in the Gospels, (WhiteFire Publishing), contains four novellas, Trapped! The Adulterous Woman, Alone, The Woman At The Well, Broken, The Woman Who Anointed Jesus’s Feet, and Hopeless, The Woman With The Issue Of Blood.

Golden and her husband, Blaine, retired from the pastorate in Waco, TX. When she was not writing or speaking, she was busy with their three grown daughters, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren or attending sporting and alumni events at Baylor University.

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