“Down at the Gold Coin” is Kim Strickland’s second novel (“Wish Club”, 2007), but Kim is much more than just a novelist and a blogger (“A City Mom” at ChicagoNow), she also flies Boeing 767′s for a major airline. Kim lives in Chicago with her husband, three children, two cats and one dog. Read More
A lesson in faith and the power of positive thinking, all nestled within a satisfying story.
“Down at the Golden Coin” couldn’t be more timely or original, with the most eccentric spiritual guide since Clarence the Angel. Prepare to set your set your brain to spin-cycle.
How would your life change if you met your Messiah at the laundromat?
During the horrible economic downturn, former airline pilot, Annie Mullard, feels she’s sunk to a new low when she’s forced to go to a run-down laundromat, The Golden Coin, after her washing machine breaks, but it’s here she meets a Messiah. Even though twenty-something, blue-haired Violet isn’t anyone’s idea of a Messiah, she can read minds, levitate Tide with Bleach Alternative and send Annie into past lives. It doesn’t take long before Violet has Annie’s quiet morning in the laundromat spinning as out of control as the rest of her life.