A devastating revelation about her past deems Angela Hearne a slave and sends her away to Texas. There she meets evangelist Benjamin Sinclair, who's aiming to teach lawless pioneers a thing or two about retribution. But he's the one who learns a valuable lesson in winning souls to Christ . . . and opening his heart to love. 320 pages, softcover from Bethany.
On the Open Frontier of the Rio Grande, One Woman's Fledgling Faith Might Provide the Light of Hope to a Man of the Cloth
Texas Angel is a riveting tale that blends together the lives of the courageous pioneers with a poignant, graceful romance about a woman redeemed from a life of shame. You will not soon forget the heart-tugging story at the center of Texas Angel.
Married into a successful family, Angela Toussaint Hearne thought the fact that her mother was a runaway slave could be hidden. When her secret is revealed though, the Hearne family disowns Angela and her infant daughter and she is left in great peril as the cruel slave owner who still holds her ancestors seeks to recover his lost goods. Captured, she is forced to make the journey to frontier Rio Grande as a slave.
There she meets Benjamin Sinclair, a New England evangelist determined to convert the lawless Texans with a strong dose of brimstone and retribution. Angela, who discovers God through a borrowed New Testament, shows Benjamin that God may have a better way to draw the people of Texas to Himself.
Judith Pella is the bestselling author/coauthor of seven major fiction series, including the LONE STAR LEGACY and THE RUSSIANS, as well as the novels Blind Faith and Beloved Stranger. Known for her vivid and powerful stories that combine with her historical and geographical research, Judith's current series is DAUGHTERS OF FORTUNE, set during World War II. She and her family make their home in Oregon.
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