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Archie of Outlandish
Archie of Outlandish

Archie of Outlandish

The Man Who Lives Under Umbrellas



344 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB, Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $14.99 (US $14.99) (CA $19.99)

Publication Date: March 2019

ISBN 9780991110964

Rights: US & CA

New Wrinkle Publishing (Mar 2019)


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At 20 years old, Archibald Plumby has learned to accept his odd phobia of not being able to look up into open spaces without having a panic attack. He enjoys life under his umbrellas, where he feels safe. He knows he's a little spoiled to be living in the midst of the scenic beaches, fine restaurants, and charming attractions found in the town of Outlandish. But when Tallie, a photographer, comes to town and introduces herself to Archie, their connection is undeniable, and fears for the future begin to surface. When Archie and Tallie find themselves on diverging paths, only their faith can help them cope with separation, miscommunication, and unspoken anxieties that could keep them apart forever.


"A quick, absorbing read full of thought-provoking dialogue and warm moments . . . Offbeat, emotionally engaging, and authentic."  —Kirkus Reviews

"Archie is a lovely soul and the romantic tale here is a delightfully gentle read . . . a sweet, perfectly clumsy love story."  —IndiePicks Magazine

"A completely different type of book . . . Archie is one of those characters who readers will remember and identify with."  —Feathered Quill Book Awards Judges' Comments

Author Biography

Lynnette Kraft is a writer who uses her own stories to entertain, to illustrate lessons, and to celebrate individuality, crediting God as the giver of all inspiration. When she's not writing (or telling) stories, she's likely chewing on herbs and wild plants, doing yoga in the sunshine, admiring pieces of nature, reading something light, or watching movies and playing games with her family. When she's doing regular stuff, like cooking dinner and sorting laundry, she's also dreaming about living on the beach, because she's a sensible dreamer. She lives in Patterson, California.