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Quilts of Love collection…A quilt becomes a labor of love for a lonely wife mysteriously separated from her young husband.
A STITCH AND A PRAYER
After her fiancé returns from the Klondike gold rush in 1897, Florence Harms sets about building a new life in her new marriage—even though the lingering effects of illness have left her weak and vulnerable. She and her young husband, Will, work tirelessly to clear the land around their Northwest cabin, content with their modest life.
But then a stranger comes knocking and Florence suddenly senses a restlessness in Will’s spirit that she had never seen before. When he leaves her with only a note that tells her he will return before their baby’s birth, she is devastated, and the illness that stiffened her joints returns.
Counting the days until Will walks back through her door, Florence busies herself with a Tree of Life quilt displaying a map of the farm they call home. Doubts claw at her heart as Florence struggles to believe Will’s promise to return to her.
Will her labor of love-and faith in God—sustain her as she waits to see her beloved once again?
Eva Gibson is the author of twenty books, including “The Gift of Forgiveness” and “The Three Marys.” She currently teaches “writing your life story” classes for Portland Community College and is an active member of Oregon Christian Writers. She has lived most of her life on the family farm in Wilsonville, Oregon, which is the setting for “A Stitch and a Prayer.”
Fans of historical fiction will not want to miss the latest installment in the Quilts of Love collection!
I was immediately drawn into Florence’s world, her life, her struggles as she dealt with her illness, her pregnancy and her husbands absence. She really had to learn to depend on God during these trials- something we all need to be reminded of now and again.
I enjoy stories that take place during the pioneer period and felt the author did a wonderful job of creating a solid setting without bogging the story down with too much information. I also enjoyed that the author based this story on a part of her own family history- very cool!
*****5/5 STARS- LOVE LOVE LOVE IT; GET YOUR OWN COPY!!!*****