Yearning for a "new beginning," Abigail MacLeod plans a summer trip to Israel. As she boards the plane, she leaves behind a troubled marriage and a waning faith. But things don't improve---her plane receives a bomb threat and a passenger dies in her arms! Will Abigail discover the peace she seeks in the Holy Land? 400 pages, softcover from Bethany.
A Powerful Story Set Against the Backdrop of Today's Israel
Nothing in Abigail MacLeod's life as a wife, a mother, and a teacher has prepared her for what she will experience during her summer in Israel. At forty-two, her life is in chaos, even before she leaves home--her marriage is dissolving before her very eyes, her faith is in shambles. This pilgrimage to Israel was supposed to be a new beginning fr her. But by the end of the first day, she is forced to board an Israeli jetliner in spit of a bomb threat, and watches helplessly as a kind, fatherly gentleman she befriended on the plane dies in her arms.
This is a summer Abby will spend learning about archaeology, delving into the past. And it's a summer that will change her life in ways she never imagined.
Lynn Austin has sold more than one million copies of her books worldwide. She is an eight-time Christy Award winner and an inaugural inductee into the Christy Award Hall of Fame, as well as a popular speaker at retreats, conventions, women's groups, and book clubs. She lives with her husband in Michigan. Learn more at www.lynnaustin.org.
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