Finding Favorites with Leah Jones

Author Joan Schweighardt loves serendipity

November 7, 2021

Coincidence is neutral, serendipity has a good outcome.

Joan Schweighardt, a New Mexico-based author, joined Leah to talk about her love of serendipity and how allowing serendipity to play out led to her trilogy of novels. The River trilogy is set between the worlds of Hoboken, New Jersey and the jungles of South America during the rubber boom of the the early 1900s, the third book River Aria is now available.

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Show Notes


“Chance and chance alone has a message for us. Everything that occurs out of necessity, everything expected, repeated day in and day out, is mute. Only chance can speak to us.”

Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being