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Selected Books

Sanctuary: The True Story of an Irish Village, a Man Who Lost His Way, and the Rescue Donkeys That Led Him Home

Susy's upcoming book, Sanctuary: The True Story of an Irish Village, a Man Who Lost His Way, and the Rescue Donkeys That Led Him Home, with Patrick Barrett, releases March 15, 2022. For decades, Patrick's mom and dad rescued lost and forgotten donkeys in the Irish countryside, never knowing that one day, the donkeys would rescue their son. Sanctuary is the remarkable true story of how faith turned one lost man's life around with the help of the rescue animals who loved him. It's an antidote to despair and a call to hope, revealing the beauty and wonder of Ireland as you've never seen it before.

The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

THE SKY BELOW (Little A, 2017) is a riveting memoir with astronaut Scott Parazynski, the only man ever to fly in space and climb Mount Everest. This relentless explorer's unforgettable adventures span the globe.

Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero, with Michael Hingson

(Thomas Nelson/Harper Collins, 2011) A New York Times Bestseller: The story of a man blind from birth who triumphed over adversity throughout his life. His hard won survival skills and his feisty can-do spirit prepared him to survive the World Trade Center attacks in a 78-story stairwell descent with his guide dog, Roselle. Michael’s blindness didn’t stop him from shocking the neighbors by riding his bicycle through the streets of Palmdale, California as a child, and on September 11 his blindness became an asset as he survived and helped others during the worst terrorist attack ever on American soil. Yet, there’s more. “The real story, in my mind, isn’t how I got out of the World Trade Center,” said Michael. “It’s how I got there in the first place.”

The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God, with Jep and Jessica Robertson

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE GRACE OF GOD (W/Harper Collins, 2015) is a New York Times, Publishers Weekly, & ECPA Bestseller: Jep Robertson and his wife, Jessica, talk about their personal trials, their early years together, and the challenges that could have destroyed them both had the grace of God not intervened. Jep opens up about a traumatizing experience he had as a child, and his downward spiral into drug and alcohol abuse as a young man and the eventual intervention of his family that brought him out.  This book is their love story, but more importantly, it’s their love story for God.

She Believes: Embracing the Life You Were Created to Live, with Debbie Lindell.

SHE BELIEVES (Revell, 2016) Foreword by Christine Caine. Every woman, no matter her history, social status, or position in society, was beautifully and magnificently designed by her Creator to live an amazing life, and learn the beautiful truth of God's love for them, empowering them to live out their own unique purpose and bring change to their homes, their workplaces, their communities, and the world.

So Long Status Quo, by Susy Flory

(Beacon Hill, 2009) Susy Flory’s life was a lot like her couch—comfy, slumberous, and safe. She was a happy suburban wife and mom who enjoyed her couch-like cocoon and avoided suffering and uncomfortable situations at all costs. Then she met Rosie... Eleanor... Elizabeth... and Jane. Now, thanks to their example, her life will never be the same.So Long, Status Quo is the powerful story of how nine amazing historical women inspired a suburban mom to abandon her safe, sheltered, vanilla existence for a life of passion, service, and significance.