Praise for The Quilted Heart Series
"Like a warm breeze ripples across a lake, Dandelions on the Wind offers a gentle crossing in this first-in-a-series novel. Mona Hodgson gives readers characters we care about, a bit of intrigue, love, and a satisfying ending that promises more in the second series book. Well done!"
Jane Kirkpatrick, best-selling author of Where Lilacs Still Bloom
"Filled with true-to-life characters and fascinating historical details, Dandelions on the Wind is a heartwarming story of second chances in the turbulent days immediately after the Civil War. Dont miss this, the first of Mona Hodgsons The Quilted Heart trilogy. If youre like me, youll be waiting eagerly for the second."
Amanda Cabot, author of Waiting for Spring
"Dandelions on the Wind is a sweet tale about the merging of two hurting hearts. The characters drew me, and I cant wait to read more about their lives…and their love!"
Tricia Goyer, best-selling author of thirty-three novels, including The Memory Jar
"In Dandelions on the Wind, Mona Hodgson weaves a tale of broken promises, wounded hearts…and the power of forgivenessa heartwarming reminder that we walk by faith, not by sight. Maren is a heroine youll cheer for!"
Carol Cox, author of Love in Disguise and Trouble in Store
"Mona Hodgsons Bending Toward the Sun captures Saint Charles following the Civil War so well. Quaid returns homea man changed by the war. Emilie is a delighta young woman pursuing her education, who knows her own mind. And even though the war has changed so many things, this story reminds us that some things, like love, never change."
Dorris Keeven-Franke, archivist, Saint Charles County Historical Society
"Mona Hodgson has written a warm, tender tale of family loyalties and forbidden love. When Emilies father objects to her seeing the handsome McFarland boy, recently returned from war, the couple struggles to do the right thing. But they are about to discover that God has another plan. Filled with charming characters and godly themes, this
heartwarming story is pure delight."
Margaret Brownley, New York Times best-selling author of A Rocky Creek Romance Series and the Brides of Last Chance Ranch Series
"With believable characters, an historic setting, and a gripping love story, Mona Hodgson gives the reader an uplifting account of a time when our country was recovering from a dark period and looking forward to a brighter future."
Martha Rogers, author of the Winds Across the Prairie Series and the best-selling Christmas at Holly Hill