Elaine R Kelly Author is writing empowering books for women. Her historical Christan fiction develops characters of women in the Bible.

Her blogs of egalitarian biblical interpretations, church history and women's roles are inspirational and empowering. Find them here

2022 Release: Forgotten Followers: from Broken to Bold, is a novel telling stories of women facing issues that resonate today and gives the hopeful message that all people are worthy of equal respect.  

- Elaine Ricker Kelly

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2022 Release: Forgotten Followers: from Broken to Bold Book #1

After years of submission, Mara is afraid and unsure about everything—especially her nephew, Jesus. Then he is chased off a cliff, and Mara is forced into the unknown.


At the same time, Joanna grapples with hiding her mixed-race heritage or losing her family and community.

Despite trauma, abuse, racism, and inequality, they join other women following Jesus, but will his bold opposition to the establishment endanger their lives?

Forgotten Followers brings love and encouragement to anyone who has felt alone, rejected, or simply out of place. Instead of dismissing women of the Gospels as unimportant, author Elaine Ricker Kelly lifts them up as empowered and vibrant characters. Whether evangelical, exvangelical, atheist, Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, deconstructing or doubting, readers can find themselves in this historical fiction, the first novel in her Broken to Bold series. ​

May this biblical fiction bring hope and encourage you to be all that God created you to do.  

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Follow Elaine R Kelly Author on social media for updates on her historical Christian fiction Forgotten Followers: from Broken to Bold. It is an inspirational and empowering women's fiction showing how women in the bible overcome abuse, racism, and inequality and learn to speak and act boldly. Her blogs provide insights on biblical interpretation, church history, and the feminist movement.


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