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Actor Film Writer of Feature Film stars 2 Oscar Nominees Co-authors book

9/13/2009 1:46:00 PM

by Shelley Costello

Actor Film Writer of Feature Film stars 2 Oscar Nominees Co-authors book with me.


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On The Road to Hope
Real Life Journeys of Faith

Inspire Book Group, Inc.  Starts online sales of the book that will reach and touch lives around the world.

"On The Road To Hope”: Real Life Journeys of Faith is an anthology compiled by various award winning writers, screenplay writers and published Christian authors who have written about extraordinary spiritual journeys through some of life’s most severe circumstances, depicting tragedies, miracles,  adversities or life events that were extraordinary in nature. Rabiah, 12 years old lay in a coma for 14 months after most of her brain was obliterated. Doctors removed all life support and bid the family to come near for final goodbyes. Mom and Dad were at her bedside, all support removed. Arrangements for final rest were in process. As parents prepared to leave the room, within just 7 minutes of all support being removed, Rabiah opened her eyes and said, “I love you.” This is just one of the many miracle stories that will touch your soul.


It is a spiritually uplifting collection of short stories meant to inspire and encourage individuals. This book highlights the common threads of faith that have bound together a group of suffering Christians for the common and sole purpose of sharing with the downcast the ultimate message of hope that leads to increased faith, maturity, trust, and, ultimately, incredible opportunities in life.

 Each chapter represents a new individual and their journey of faith and conveys to the readers the message of hope, faith and grace to persevere in trials and hardships.

 Each story has an ending pointing to the miraculous love and power of God in someone’s life. On The Road to Hope could not be timelier. It will show how others have suffered or endured trials and onsets of perplexities to the point of what looked like a hopeless life event. Whether it's pain, economical uncertainty, adversity, hopelessness, disease, financial upheaval, unforgiveness, or the upsetting loss of loved ones, this book will take the reader on a journey that will inspire, encourage and help them find renewed faith to see their way through life’s circumstance or adversity with their Faith in God.

They will see that there are others on the same road facing the same challenges, obstacles, trials, and tribulations. If only they knew their path can lead to blessed hope. If only they trust, believe and develop an intimate faith in a Savior who loves them beyond compare and connect with other Christians who are able to shed some light, take their hands, and give them guidance along the way on their road to hope.


About the Authors of this Amazing Book

Co-Authors Michael Houston King and Shelley Costello

6 feature authors and 9 various contributing authors.


Feature Authors


Featuring Michael Houston King


And the life story that brought you the feature film



Michael Houston King writer, producer and actor of his feature film THE WAY BACK HOME, a spiritual journey about the power of prayer, redemption, and the importance of family.  

THE WAY BACK HOME with 2 x Oscar nominees, airs regularly on The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) and can be purchased at most National Christian Book Store chains and outlets, and is available on Netflix.   

He began his television acting career on the soap opera AS THE WORLD TURNS.  He then moved to Los Angeles where he appeared in shows such as STAR TREK, PHILLY, DROP DEAD DIVA, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, and PACIFIC BLUE along with numerous network pilots including THE TRAVEL AGENCY for CBS, SAVING GRACES for the WB, and the syndicated pilot GREEN SAILS shot in Australia. 


Shelley Costello is a native Floridian spending her life in Central Florida. She is a Bible College Graduate with an emphasis in Youth and Children’s Ministries.

She is CEO of Success Publishing & Broadcasting, author of The Aberdeen Bay Travel Guide to Orlando -published by Aberdeen Bay Publishing Company. Her book is available on, Barnes & & She is a Florida travel expert with a series of travel books on the publishing front.

January, 2010 Shelley launches her own series of exciting travel guides to be sold worldwide.

She is publisher of Florida Lifestyle Online, a hi-tech digital flash magazine reaching an audience of over one million readers.

Shelley has creatively designed magazine, publications and for 9 years  as well as working as a freelance writer, with her writings published in several local and state magazines and local newspapers.

Shelley has 5 years in radio broadcasting and production. She was host of a town hall format community radio talk show. She was Co-host of a local live call in talk show on 540 WFLA with Clear Channel Communications. Currently she is host of a worldwide Christian ministry live call in internet radio broadcast.

She is a Life & Business Coach, public/corporate keynote speaker and has shared platforms with Emmy Award winning speakers. She serves as a Licensed Minister and Youth Pastor.  Her skills are strong in leadership, motivation, instruction and public involvement. Her experience led to her passion of devoting her life to assist others to achieve personal goals and pursue happiness in life.  Shelley teaches others "how to obtain ultimate success" in their personal life & business.


Karen Welsh Karen Welsh is a "Mama Kahu," or the pastor's wife at Haili Church, the oldest Hawaiian Church in East Hawaii, where she ministers with her husband of 30 years. Her greatest blessing has been the privilege of raising three beautiful children. She is an award-winning columnist, writer and editor with 27 years of experience in the field. Among other awards, Karen won second place in the 2002 Amy Writing Awards, taking her place among top writers in the industry. The judges included the late Dr. Carl Henry, founding editor of Christianity Today; Dr. Clifford Kelly, Director of Academics for Focus on the Family Institute and Sam Moore, President of Thomas Nelson Publishers. Besides writing for award-winning publications and ad agencies throughout the United States, Karen currently writes a popular weekly column entitled "Meet Me Midweek" for the Hawaii Tribune-Herald in Hilo and is using her skills to build her business through social media outlets. Despite battling a chronic health condition known as fibromyalgia, Karen is outgoing and fun-loving and gets a kick out of sharing her faith in unique ways, including stand-up comedy and retreat speaking, where she teaches God's word and principles to women through unique improvisation and other theatrical techniques. Karen is also a professional photographer, focusing on travel, Hawaiian pictures and creating Paradise PowerPoint Pics for worship. She also enjoys the warm sunshine, swimming and snorkeling in her spare time.



Chris Carberg is an accomplished film producer/writer (the 2009 feature film, Kill Zone) as well as a Web 2.0 entrepreneur (The Faith-based educational community,  Chris attended the University of Central Florida, graduating with a degree in Theatre and a minor in Mass Communications.  In 2006, Chris surrendered his life, including all of his creative talents, to Jesus Christ and became a Christian.  He hasn’t looked back since.


Theresa Durrant is a freelance writer, author, editor, educator and speaker who earned her B.A. in English/Magazine Journalism at the University of Central Florida. She writes for local Orlando magazines on a wide range of topics including food and entertainment, health and nutrition, businesses and non profits, women's issues,  Christian, inspirational and much more. She enjoyed tutoring at-risk students in reading through the Orange County Building Bridges Program, and she is a certified Crisis Hotline Counselor.

She hosts tea parties as a ministry of respite and outreach for women.

Her passion is writing about people who make a difference in their communities. Sharing the message of love straight from God's heart to others through her writing is her way of giving back to the Savior who has given her everything.


Jorrie L. Muniz is a master weaver of funny stories and has a crystal clear vision for personal and family relationships and putting life in balance, all bound together with a delightful, well developed sense of humor.
'Multi-talented' best describes Jorrie. She is the President/Owner of The Relationship Resource Group, a Christian periodical publishing company and Writer by Design, both located in her home state of Colorful Colorado. She's an accomplished publisher, professional writer, a performer, an artist, a humorist, businesswoman and entrepreneur. Jorrie is all about building and strengthening better personal and family relationships and bringing a healthy balance to life. She is a natural expert in building bridges through relationships and life experience. She believes in playing as hard as you work and working hard to enjoy your labor!  Jorrie harnesses the awesomeness of every day, by opening your eyes to the simple miracles of each moment and the indispensable memories those moments create. Jorrie brings a colorfully dynamic and interactive style to all she does.

She makes you think, laugh and walk away with practical ideas for spiritual empowerment that cultivate the best in yourself. But most importantly Jorrie gives continuous praise and all the glory of her miraculous healings and the person she has become to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

And several more….Gayle Stanley, Clyde Goulet, Tina Gilliam, Gloria Martinez, William Haley,

Susan Solano and Rabiah Solano, Marisol Elwell & Angela Saunders.


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