Behind the Scenes with Garry and Katherine
About G.L. Gooding
American novelist G. L. Gooding is the author of five compelling novels. Met with glowing industry reviews, Fresh Snow on Bedford Falls is the award-winning historical mystery that picks up where the classic film It’s a Wonderful Life ends. Available in paperback, e-book, and a separate large-print edition, the novel is now available as an incredible audiobook narrated by industry legend George Guidall, Fresh Snow on Bedford Falls shares new layers of suspense, history, revelation, and redemption as a determined bank examiner pursues the truth about George Bailey, Mr, Potter, and the money that Uncle Billy failed to deposit that fateful day.
Gooding and his wife, Sarah, live in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Gooding is at work on the next adventure in his Wandering Woodie Mystery series as well as the next chapter of historical series Velma's Story.
About Katherine E.D. Swift
Katherine Swift, a graduate of The University of Akron, holds bachelor degrees in both Vocal Performance as well as Music Education with a focus in Vocal and Keyboard studies. While in school, Katherine was heavily involved in the music program at Akron, participating in both Concert Choir and Chamber Choir, Opera/Lyric Theatre, Jazz Combos, a select Caroling Quartet, and she was selected to be the primary singer for the university's commencement ceremonies.
After graduation, Katherine began her teaching career at Clear Fork Local Schools in Bellville, OH as the district's Elementary General Music teacher for both Bellville and Butler Elementary schools. She left her position in 2020 to become a stay-at-home mother to her soon-to-be three children. While at home, she has continued to sing with her church, teach voice and piano lessons, as well as narrate audiobooks.
As of this year, Katherine has decided to devote her time an energy to raising her children and taking care of her family's home. She will continue to seek opportunities in the vocal arts in the future.