Jane Kirkpatrick Author Event
Friday, October 13 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Based on true events, award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick's latest novel relays the intriguing account of Jennie Pickett, a
young woman who dreams of practicing medicine in Oregon. Already well-versed in the natural healing properties of herbs
and oils, Jennie longs to become a doctor but the Oregon frontier of the 1870s doesn’t approve of women attending medical
To support herself and her son, Jennie cares for an elderly woman using skills she has developed on her own. When her
patient dies, Jennie discovers that her heart has become entangled with the woman’s widowed husband, a man many years
her senior. Their unlikely romance may lead her to her ultimate goal—but the road will be winding and the way forward will
not always be clear. Will Jennie find shelter in life’s storms? Will she discover where healing truly lives?
In All She Left Behind, Jane Kirkpatrick invites readers to leave behind their preconceived notions about love and life as they,
along with Jennie, discover that dreams may be deferred—but they never really die.