Christina oversees a mission home housing a group of poor and misplaced individuals. When a fire breaks out leaving the home inhabitable, she must find shelter for all those she has been caring for. She even approaches Levi, a reclusive mill owner, to take a young blind boy.
is nearly overwhelmed when obstacles to rebuilding the home pile up.
And then an old adversary returns to the town, determined to ruin
novel is a character study of a young woman who is dedicated to
helping those in need. She is strong-willed, determined to see “her”
home rebuilt and care to the needy restored. Levi has issues of his
own he must overcome and taking care of the blind boy helps him do
just that. It seems like the future might be bright for Christina and
Levi except for the obstacles that keep coming.
is a pretty good historical novel, taking place in 1890. Christina's
struggle to get the home rebuilt was done well but I was disappointed
in how the ending came to be. Christina is rescued, so to speak, and
does not have to fight to the end. I would have rather seen her have
to battle to the desired result herself.
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Vogel Sawyer is a best-selling author of stories of hope. She has
more than a million copies of her books in print. She has won the
ACFW Carol Award, the Inspirational Readers Choice Award, and the
Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence. She and her husband
run a bed and breakfast in central Kansas. Find out more at
Press, 352 pages.
received a complimentary galley of this book from the publisher for
the purpose of this review.