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NASHVILLE, Tenn.New York Times bestselling author Brenda Warner is set to release her memoir, One Call Away: Answering Life’s Challenges with Unshakable Faith (Thomas Nelson) on Sept. 6, 2011, detailing her stranger-than-fiction life circumstances both before and during her marriage to NFL quarterback Kurt Warner.

“This book started out being a way of telling my kids why I am the way I am,” said Brenda Warner. “However, I have found by sharing my story through the years that people find hope and encouragement in it, and hopefully One Call Away can help someone else get through some dark times of their own.”

In One Call Away, Warner offers real-life advice to single moms, parents of children with special needs, people who are grieving unexpected deaths, and others struggling in the face of difficult circumstances.

“In my life I went from being a Marine, living with honor, courage and integrity, to being in line with food stamps, still living with honor, courage and integrity—same person—but with food stamps,” said Warner. “I would like the reader to know that circumstances don’t determine who you are, and they are not a measure of God’s love for you.”

As Warner puts it, her faith and God’s strength enable her to face challenge after challenge: an accident that leaves her son blind and brain damaged, a crumbling marriage, a tornado that kills her parents, a new relationship with promising football player Kurt Warner, and the pressures his sudden success brings to their growing family.

Warner will kick off her book and media tour, joined by her husband, Kurt, on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011

The book signing events are:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 4-6 p.m.:  Book Ends—Ridgewood, NJ
  • Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 7 p.m.: Barnes & Noble–Ladue, MO
  • Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011  7 p.m.: Berean Christian Store–Mesa, AZ
  • Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 7 p.m.: Barnes & Noble store–Scottsdale, AZ    

The Warner’s will be featured on the FOX News Channels FOX & Friends, Hannity, Good Day New York, Good Day LA, Access Hollywood Live, NFL Network and various other television, radio and print outlets.  

This summer and fall, Warner is also a featured speaker at Women of Faith events throughout the U.S., the nation’s largest live events for women, including:    

  • Anaheim, Calif., Sept. 9-10, 2011
  • Spokane, Wash., Sept. 16-17, 2011
  • Phoenix, Sept. 23-24, 2011
  • Portland, Ore., Oct. 7-8, 2011
  • Kansas City, Mo., Nov 4-5, 2011

Brenda Warner is a speaker, philanthropist, and New York Times best-selling author. She is the mother of seven children, a registered nurse, and a Marine. But most of all, she is a storyteller who candidly shares her struggles in hopes that her life experiences can help other women. Brenda is also Vice President of the First Things First Foundation, an organization she co-founded with her husband, former NFL player Kurt Warner. Follow Brenda on Twitter at: @WarnerBrenda.  


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