Reflective of yesteryear's screwball farces, "The Road to Renewal" unveils a three-day cascade of trials and tribulations that spur its divorced protagonist father to question his faith and life. The book's tone undergoes dramatic change through its 280 pages. As much tragedy as comedy, "The Road to Renewal" delivers a rare Christian tale enjoyable by nonbelievers, with engaging scenes that draw frequent laughs amidst its escalating conflict. The novel ends with a contemplative call that will move readers for years to come. "The Road to Renewal" should appeal to teen and adult audiences.