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Some Days Are Diamonds


Some Days Are Diamonds is a retelling of 12 stories of the life of Jesus, taken from the New Testament accounts. The stories are told from a different perspective from that of the Gospel writers. For example, Zacchaeus tells his own story and the Centurion relates the story of the Crucifixion.

The entire book is held together by the ongoing stories of a fictitious couple named Anna and Micah who were part of the 70 followers mentioned in the Bible as being a loyal and regular group that followed Jesus throughout the three years of his ministry on earth.

Testimonial"I finished your book the night before last and want to thank you for it. I enjoyed it very much, especially the third section of each segment. That part was the 'newest' to me, of course. It brought the era and events to life in a new way. I believe that good 'fiction'  recreates the truth vividly and your book certainly does that."

Jim Newell is a Canadian writer who has been a broadcaster, air force officer, high school teacher, award-winning journalist and newspaper editor, columnist and feature writer for Christian magazines. His career has spanned more than 50 years of publishing.

He was born in Maine, grew up and was educated in Nova Scotia and lived in many parts of Canada. He now lives in Waterloo, Ontario with his wife of 51 years and where three of his four children and two grandchildren also live and work.