Samantha Crawford has a storybook life: shes happily married, lives on a ranch where she keeps her beloved horse, and the stories she has written and illustrated since childhood have become popular books. When her husband Billy is killed in a senseless act of violence, Sam loses her faith and the will to live. But a sudden death-defying encounter with two children leads to a reunion with her old friend Papa Joe Bradford. As Sam watches Joe care for and love the kids in his struggling neighborhood, she begins to realize that no matter what lifes circumstances may be, the love of God is always reaching out to us.
Eva Marie Everson was born and brought up near Savannah, Georgia. A seminary graduate and former nurse-turned-Christian novelist, her previous books include The Potluck Club, Things Left Unspoken, and Chasing Sunsets.