While Knolls Community Hospital is under reconstruction after a fire, Dr. Lukas Bower takes a temporary position in another small town, a three-hour drive from the people he's come to love. He soon finds himself beset by unethical co-workers, incompetent hospital management, and a flood of patients- including an angry motorcycle gang!If Dr. Mercy Richmond had any illusions that life as a new Christian would be easy, they have been swiftly shattered. She struggles to balance her compassion and duty toward her patients with making time for the needs of her daughter. To further complicate matters, Mercy is torn between a relationship scarred by betrayal, and her hope for the affections of a man she rarely sees. In the midst of it all, a constant stream of patients, their lives often in shambles, threatens to overwhelm her fledgling faith.
Format: Paperback Vendor: Steeple Hill Books Publication Date: 2009 Dimensions: 6.50 X 4.10 (inches)
Dr. Mercy Richmond struggles to balance her roles as a single mother and busy physician whose patients have nowhere else to go. Her small Missouri town has no E.R. and Mercy is overwhelmed by the sick, the injured and the personal problems they bring into her clinicand her life. If she thought her schedule would help her forget Lukas Bower, the handsome doctor she believes betrayed her, she was wrong. A new Christian, Mercy must make a decision that will change four lives foreverincluding her daughter's. And then Lukas comes home….
Hannah Alexander is the pen name for Cheryl Hodde, who uses the medical input from her husband, Dr. Mel Hodde, to write romantic suspense with medical emphasis, both contemporary and historical. Their first collaboration began with a blind date instigated by Cheryl's matchmaking pastor, and has continued for the fifteen years of their marriage.
Discover more about their work at www.hannahalexander.com