Can a War Widow Escape Her Griefand Find Gods Promiseon a Wagon Train West?
When Caroline Milburn steps off the boat and back into her hometown of St. Charles, MO, part of her wishes she could step right back on board and sail away. St. Charles, though home to her beloved friends and quilting circle, hasnt felt like home since the death of her husband. And living with her sister, Jewells family hasnt provided much balm for her grieving heart. Caroline knows something needs to changebut for now shes stuck sharing her sisters home, and enduring the anger and bitterness of her brother-in-law.
But change is brewing in St. Charles. A group of brave souls are preparing to head west on the Boones Lick Wagon Train, led by the mysterious and handsome Garrett Cowlishaw. Despite her dislike for Mr. Cowlishaw, who served as a Confederate soldier in the war that killed her husband, Caroline is tempted to join the wagon train and start fresh somewhere new.
When the lovely young widow makes her intentions to travel west known, Garrett Cowlishaw forbids hera single womanto travel with them. Will one mans prejudice destroy Carolines hope for a new future? Or will the ripples of Gods love bring the answer she needs?
Over the last twenty-five years, Mona Hodgsons publishing credits have grown to include nearly forty books, including The Sinclair Sisters of Cripple Creek Series, The Quilted Heart novellas, children's books, and contributions to more than ten books for adults. Mona is a popular speaker for women's groups, schools, and educators and writers conferences. She lives in Arizona with her husband and has two daughters and several grandchildren.