From famine-stricken Ireland to the mill towns of 1840s Massachusetts, faith, hope, and hard work knit new lives in the New World! Southern belle Jasmine reluctantly leaves Virginia to marry textile investor Bradley, only to find he's really after her family's cotton plantations---and her maid, Kiara. Will Bradley's schemes unravel before both women are destroyed? 384 pages, softcover from Bethany.
Lights of Lowell book 1. "Tapestry of Hope" weaves together the heartrending and hope-building stories of two young women. Jasmine Wainwright is the sheltered daughter of a Mississippi plantation owner. When her father strikes a deal to sell his cotton to Lowell mills through businessman Bradley Houston, he throws an arranged marriage with Jasmine into the bargain. Kiara O'Neill and her brother escape starvation in Ireland by traveling to America as Bradley Houston's indentured servants. But Bradley has more in mind for Kiara than she wants to imagine. Both women suffer in the home of this unloving husband and merciless master. Will God somehow bring hope to their lives?
Tracie Peterson is the bestselling author of over 50 historical and contemporary novels. Her books make regular appearances on CBA bestseller lists. She and her family make their home in Montana.
Judith Miller is an award-winning author whose avid research and love for history are reflected in her bestselling novels. When time permits, Judy enjoys traveling, visiting historical settings, and scrapbooking the photographs from her travel expeditions. She makes her home in Topeka, Kansas.