Shenandoah Sisters Book 4, the sequel to The Color of Your Skin Ain't the Color of Your Heart. For over a year, Mayme--a former slave--and Katie have lived together on Katie's plantation, hiding the fact that they are orphans of war to avoid being separated. Together they have sheltered others and battled threats of foreclosure, theft, and deadly danger. But now the girls face what seems like the certain end of their scheme. A hard-nosed relative of Katie's father discovers--and exposes--their secret. He claims Rosewood as his own and forces Mayme and the other blacks to leave. Katie decides she must leave as well. Is this the end of their way of life? Will the girls ever be together again?
Shenandoah Sisters Book 4, the sequel to The Color of Your Skin Ain't the Color of Your Heart. Two young women have kept their family plantation safe for more than a year, but now their dreams are coming to an end.
The Great War is finally over, but the Rutherfords' lives will never be the same. In the Devonshire countryside, the family is reunited at last. Heartbroken over past mistakes, Amanda seeks forgiveness in the bosom of her family and in her growing faith. As the Rutherfords look to the future, a discovery at Heathersleigh Hall leads them on an exciting new journey.
The Stirring Conclusion to the Carolina Cousins Series! A lone rider galloped through the night. He could not slow down or it would be too late. Many lives, and his own future, depended on his getting there in time.... Winds of change are blowing over the Carolina cotton fields . . . changes that will rock the lives of all those who live at the Rosewood Plantation. Katie and Mayme are young women now. Jeremiah has left to seek work in the city. Can change be far behind for the rest of the Rosewood family? Trouble lives not only in the South . . . danger lurks everywhere. When Katie and Mayme travel north by train to Philadelphia, only one of them is still on board when the train reaches its destination. . . . Meanwhile, the KKK plans to burn Rosewood to the ground, forcing the family to face a terrible decision. Save Rosewood--or themselves? Will the Rosewood family survive this threat to their beloved home? Or will they be forced to say a final goodbye to . . . Miss Katie's Rosewood
Book 2 of Shenandoah Sisters. Mayme and Katie, from entirely different worlds, have been thrown together in the chaotic aftermath of the Civil War. Just teenagers, they are left to survive only by their own wits and shared experiences. Gradually, they are learning to appreciate each other's strengths and to shore up each other's weaknesses. Out of their efforts to simply stay alive comes a growing awareness of the Lord's love and care for them, as well as the dim outlines of a plan to keep Rosewood Plantation operating. The book continues the story begun in Angels Watching Over Me, of two very appealing but contrasting characters and their secret mission to provide a sanctuary for others who have been left alone and adrift by a tragic war.
Book 3 of bestselling Shenandoah Sisters. Katie, the daughter of a plantation owner, and Mayme, the daughter of a slave, find themselves with only each other after the Civil War. They devise a scheme to keep Katie's plantation going, disguising the fact they are all alone. Now in book three, the girls face new threats to their security. A long-lost uncle appears and then disappears as suddenly, taking their secret with them. Then a flood threatens to destroy the remaining cotton crop they need to save the plantation from foreclosure. Filled with fascinating period details, challenging questions of faith, and heartwarming friendship, this series has all the elements historical fiction fans love.
Book 1 of SHENANDOAH SISTERS. Two young Southern girls, one the daughter of a plantation owner and one the daughter of a slave, barely survive the onset of the Civil War and the loss of both their families. When these tragic circumstances bring them together, they join forces to discover if they can make a life for themselves. As their preconceptions give way to experience, they gradually learn to value their contrasting and complementing strengths and skills as they face the formidable task of keeping body and soul together in the aftermath of this devastating war. But is it possible the Lord they have come to know has something bigger in mind for the plantation than either of them can imagine?
After his love for Jamie MacLeod was refused, Robbie Taggart left the Scottish Highlands to seek fortune and adventure on the high seas. But when military discipline becomes too constraining for him, he resigns and takes a position on a freighter bound for China. From London to Shanghai, will Robbie's invincible attitude toward life finally be his undoing?
The Civil War is finally over, and it has been more than two years since Corrie Belle Hollister left her home and family in Miracle Springs, California, to travel across the country at President Lincoln's invitation. Her writing skills and reporting experience have made their own contribution to the Union's success, and now she is on her way home . . . back to the community where she grew to maturity, back to the family she loves. But Corrie is returning a different young woman than the one who left with her journal tucked into her suitcase and the dream of being a writer tucked into her heart. She feels restless as she tries to settle back into the pace of a small town, and the latest letter from Christopher only creates more questions. Perhaps the most relentless among them: Where will she find a home for her heart?