And God Laughed

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20th Century (multiple decades)

Roy A. Teel Jr.

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Imagine that you had the opportunity to speak to God and ask Him any questions that you like. That's exactly what happens to Justin after a visit to a local book sale in his small mountain town. His mind and emotions spin wildly as he encounters a book titled: Does God Exist? Encouraged by his fiancée, Alex, a child psychiatrist and atheist, he decides to seek out the divine and gets more than he bargained for.


Drama, Comedy, Melodrama, Suspense / Thriller,

Short Summary

Through this four section novel, Justin navigates the world of the spirit where he finds pitfalls at every turn. His world is turned upside down as he engages God in in-depth question and answer sessions

The novel follows four sections, Learning to Listen, Untangling, Clarity, Casual Conversations, Justin navigates with (God's guidance) the reality that religion exists for itself and that God has nothing to do with it, it has an uplifting surprise ending when Justin dies and Alex finally listens.


Lake Arrowhead, CA

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Justin

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aspiring, Charming, Flexible, Blunt, Clumsy, Educated, Engaging, Funny, Sarcastic, Confident, Empathetic, Romantic, Skillful, Aggressive, Complex, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Alexandra

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Aspiring, Beautiful, Funny, Gracious, Sexy, Aggressive, Educated, Outspoken, Seductive, Skillful, Sophisticated, Blunt, Complex, Perseverance, Sarcastic, Unapologetic, Charming, Confident, Decisive, Empathetic, Engaging, Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: God

Age: 100000000000000000


Role: Logical

Key Traits: Charming, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Beautiful, Engaging, Flexible, Selfless, Sophisticated, Decisive, Badass, Gracious, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Complex, Confident, Educated, Funny, Honorable, Leader, Outspoken, Blunt, Visionary, Sarcastic

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2013

Hard Copy Available



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