All the poor blind seamstress needs is a little money and a few honest breaks in order to raise four sons on her own whole holding on to the family farm. What she doesn't count on is a petty thief breaking into her house to evade capture. Instead of turning him in, she decides to safeguard him from a lynching posse. Now with the entire town against her and a crooked gang out to drive her off her land, it's up to this two-bit-thief, inspired by her sense of justice, to become a protector and fighter...even with the odds completely against him... In the "New York Times" bestselling tradition of Zane Gray, Larry McMurtry, and Cormac McCarthy. Film rights for All God's Children has been optioned by Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks. Thomas Eidson is also author of "St. Agnes' Stand" and "The Last Ride" "St. Agnes' Stand" also won the Best First Novel and Best Western Novel from the Western Writers of America. "St. Agnes' Stand" won the "Thumping" Good Fiction Award from W.H. Smith in the U.K. and was shortlisted for the "Sunday Express" Book of the Year Award. Film rights for "St. Agnes' Stand have been sold to Miramax, and will be directed by Michael Winterbottom. We have another novel coming from Thomas Eidson.