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Frequently Asked Questions

Elaine R Kelly, Author is empowering women and endorsing equality for all. 

Forgotten Followers from Broken to Bold shows women in the Bible overcoming trauma, following a rebel teacher who educates, equips, and empowers women. 

Because She Was Called: from Broken to Bold, Book 2, A Novel of the Early Church shows the early church following the Spirit and breaking walls of division.

The Sword: A Fun Way to Engage in Healthy Debate on What the Bible Says About a Woman's Role contains 104 flashcards contrasting ideas using a fencing motif.

Where Can I Buy the Historical Fiction Forgotten Followers?

For the widest distribution possible, Forgotten Followers from Broken to Bold Book 1 is published and distributed via IngramSparks and made available to all retailers.

Please click the linktree to get the best price from a variety of online retailers or to buy directly from the publisher, FriesenPress (at the FriesenPress store, be sure to go to the bottom of the page to toggle between US$ and CDN$.

Links to buy Because She Was Called and The Sword on Amazon are on the Linktree button.

Can I buy the Forgotten Followers Paperback in Person?

Visit The Nook:

42A Main St. West Grimsby ON

Hope Centre Bookstore:

337 Midland Ave., Midland ON

Please contact me:

  • if you would like me to contact your favourite independent retailer 

  • if you own or manage a store and are interested in books on  consignment.

  • if you would like to a bulk order (10 or more copies) directly from me for a group or book club.


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Where Can I Get Book 2? 

Because She Was Called
from Broken to Bold, Book 2
A Novel of the Early Church 

After legalists kill Stephen, followers of The Way scatter. Susannah takes off to Caesarea and lands in the arms of a deacon. But will he limit her freedoms? Will romance pull her away from obeying God's call? Torn by grief and anger, where will Joanna turn for shelter? Will she testify before powerful men? Will loyalty to Jesus cost her the loss of her son?

“A remarkable tale affirming Christian egalitarianism that will captivate, provoke, and inspire readers on an unforgettable journey through the origins of Christianity.” -Prairies Book Review

This is a Christian egalitarian and LGBTQ+ affirming fiction.

It is available from Amazon and at The Nook in Grimsby, Ontario,

Has the author done public speaking? 

Elaine R Kelly Author is on YouTube!

Check out:

  • book trailer videos

  • book event videos

  • Author interviews

  • videos on topics of biblical equality and women in leadership.

Please contact me to arrange:​

  • Public readings/signings

  • Interviews/Appearances

Has the author written for other organization?

Yes! Check out links to published articles

Three Ways to Add Drama to Creative Writing

Christian Indie Publishing Association 06/2024


Mary Magdalene's Miracle 

CBE International, 04/2024


From Prostitutes to Priests: How We Imagine Women Matters, CBE International, 07/2023

Making Christian Fiction Better, Christian Indie Publishing Association, 10/2023

Biblical Fiction Framed by Biblical Truth, Christian Indie Publishing Association, 11/2023

Eight tips for Eight Months of Editing, Charlotte Readers Podcast, 08/2021

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