The Finder of Forgotten Things
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The Finder of Forgotten Things  -     By: Sarah Loudin Thomas

The Finder of Forgotten Things

Bethany House / 2021 / Paperback

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It's 1932, and Sullivan Harris is on the run. He promised the people of Kline, West Virginia, that he would find them water---but he failed and fled with their cash. Determined to stay ahead of his pursuers, he pulls the same scam in a new town, with better results. But can he keep up this charade? 384 pages, softcover from Bethany.

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Title: The Finder of Forgotten Things
By: Sarah Loudin Thomas
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 384
Vendor: Bethany House
Publication Date: 2021
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
Weight: 11 ounces
ISBN: 0764238353
ISBN-13: 9780764238352
Stock No: WW238350

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It's one thing to say you can find what people need--it's another to actually do it.

It's 1932 and Sullivan Harris is on the run. An occasionally successful dowser, he promised the people of Kline, West Virginia, that he would find them water. But when wells turned up dry, he disappeared with their cash just a step or two ahead of Jeremiah Weber, who was elected to run him down.

Postmistress Gainey Floyd is suspicious of Sulley's abilities when he appears in her town but reconsiders after new wells fill with sweet water. Rather, it's Sulley who grows uneasy when his success makes folks wonder if he can find more than water--like forgotten items or missing people. He lights out to escape such expectations and runs smack into something worse.

Hundreds of men have found jobs digging the Hawks Nest Tunnel--but what they thought was a blessing is killing them. And no one seems to care. Here, Sulley finds something new--a desire to help. With it, he becomes an unexpected catalyst, bringing Jeremiah and Gainey together to find what even he has forgotten: hope.

"Sarah Loudin Thomas never disappoints! The Finder of Forgotten Things brings together a rich cast of characters, each at war with conflicting desires and ultimately destined to decide whether, even in the worst events, redemption waits to be discovered."--LISA WINGATE, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost Friends

"In a hardscrabble 1930s setting, complex characters wrestle with justice, mercy, inequality, honesty, and the fact that they are all prodigals still searching for the way home. Loudin Thomas delivers a stunning tale of one of the worst industrial disasters in U.S. history, underlined with a moral imperative to love one's neighbor that still hits home today."--Library Journal

"Loudin Thomas introduces a multifaceted cast desperately trying to survive the Great Depression in 1930s West Virginia, in this strong historical. . . . The small-town plot's set against the real-life Hawks Nest Tunnel disaster. . . . giving Loudin Thomas impetus to underline the impact of acts of caring in a community." --Publishers Weekly

Author Bio

Sarah Loudin Thomas is a fund-raiser for a children's ministry and the author of the acclaimed novels The Right Kind of Fool--winner of the 2021 Selah Book of the Year--and Miracle in a Dry Season--winner of the 2015 INSPY Award. Sarah has also been a finalist for the Christy Award, the ACFW Carol Award, and the Christian Book of the Year Award. She and her husband live near Asheville, North Carolina. Learn more at www.sarahloudinthomas.com.

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