Former resident to have book signing

Former Miles resident Pamela Howell will have a book signing for her novel “A Ride Home” from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Miles Public Library in conjunction with A Cobblestone Christmas.

The novel tells the story of college student Kayla Hartley, who is homesick and still grieving her father’s death. It’s Thanksgiving and Kayla accepts a ride home from a stranger, 800 miles across an unforgiving, barren landscape from San Angelo to her hometown in Arizona.

“A Ride Home” has a mix of adventure, danger and romance with trust as its theme.

Howell lives in San Antonio and works as a contract writer at USAA.

The novel is published by WestBow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson Publishing and Zondervan. It is available on and

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