When Rachel discovers she’s been duped by this gentle boy/man, the artillery fire on the battlefield is nothing compared to the friendly fire Lawrence must face to win her trust and prove he’s worthy of her love. In this deadly game of cat and mouse, where no one is who they seem, is there too much enemy territory to cross before Lawrence and Rachel can find each other and make it out alive?
BRIDGE TO LOVE
Calvin cannot believe the challenges he is facing. In the Year of No Summer, repeated plantings of crops are freezing before they bear fruit. His family and friends may run out of food. And Hiram Bailey is doing everything he can to keep his daughter away from Calvin.
Both Calvin and Beatrice trust that God will have His way in their lives. But against these obstacles, how will they ever build a bridge to love?
RETURNING TO THE BOOTHEEL IS BITTERSWEET FOR JESSIE STEVENS
When she and her brother come back to the home they fled years earlier, they find Gabe Kirby, the neighbor who was kind to Jessie as a girl, guarding the farm. Successful cotton farmer, Gabe, remembers Jessie fondly from childhood, but the grown up Jessie takes his breath away.
He thought his life would be devoted to helping others and would not include marriage, but now he questions that. Can he convince her--and himself--that they can find happiness together?
A LOVE FOR DELICIOUS
Married less than a week, Delicious (Delly) Williams, watches her new husband die, leaving her to raise his five children under the age of thirteen. He also left her a deed to property in Oregon. His dying wish; for Delly to get the deed and the children to his brother in order for them to be protected. Zeke Williams wants to marry Delly in order to keep her safe. Another marriage is the last thing Delly wants. Can these two come together and forge a love and a new life in an untamed land?
If Letty marries Dan she losses her depot, because married women have no property rights. Letty must learn to trust God with her future. Dan must forgive fellow Union inmates who killed for selfish reasons, and face the commandant of Andersonville Prison in a court of law. Allowing his Oregon dream to fade, he can then embrace the future God planned for him.
A STRING OF DREAMS
Katharina shelters her Jewish friend, Elise, with her newborn at Katharina's home the night of Kristallnacht. The Nazi SS burst into Katharina’s home, seizing Elise, mistakenly taking Katharina’s baby along with her.
Left behind, Katharina finds her world completely shattered. She watches as Elise's baby raises his tiny hands to her face, as if to wipe away her tears. And that is when she notices—he is tightly clasping his mother’s pearls.
Katharina and Elise travel individual paths through WWII. Each suffer tremendous losses, including separation from their infants, death of family, and emigration from their homeland. It is their love, friendship, and faith that navigate their life trajectories.