Dawn Reno Langley writes socially-conscious novels that entertain. Her stories make you cry, laugh, grieve, and think.  Find information about her nonfiction, children's, and young adult books, as well as The Writer's Hand journals on her Goodreads page.   

The Mourning Parade


Natalie DeAngelo lost everything the day her two young sons were killed in a school shooting. Desperate to find relief from her unspeakable loss, she volunteers as a veterinarian on an elephant sanctuary in Thailand, but soon realizes she may be in over her head. Battling the memories that torment her day and night, Natalie must find a way to heal an angry, injured elephant named Sophie. Through love, acceptance, and gentle care, Natalie and Sophie heal together, finding new ways to enjoy life again.