When Mary Lenora Murray was eleven years old, her mother and older sisters died of diptheria, leaving her with three younger siblings to raise. Her father, in his grief, poured himself into the farm, leaving the running of the home entirely to Mary. Then her childhood friend, Daniel begins to court her, promising her a life of riches and ease. But does Mary feel compelled to take care of her siblings at the risk of losing hope of a wonderful future with Daniel?
Lena Nelson Dooley is an award-winning author with more than 690,000 books in print. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers where she received the Mentor of the Year award in 2006 and three Carol award silver pins. She lives in Hurst, Texas, with her husband of over 47 years.
"Engaging, inspiring, and romantic. From the first to the last page, Lena Nelson Dooley never disappoints." MaryLu Tyndall, author of the Surrender to Destiny Series
"Lena Nelson Dooley paints a vivid picture of all the tragedies and triumphs of nineteenth-century life. The charming characters, godly themes, and tender love story will leave you wanting more and eagerly awaiting her next book." Margaret Brownley, New York Times best-selling author of Brides of Last Chance Ranch
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