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Rosamund Easling is accustomed to all the comforts of English aristocracy. But when the family estate falls on hard times, her favorite horse is sold to American entertainer John Ringling. Longing for adventure, she follows along and finds true fulfillment---and awakening faith---in the world of the traveling circus at the end of the Roaring Twenties!
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An ounce of courage.
A leap of faith.
Together, they propel two young women to chase a new lifeone thats reimagined from what they might have become.
In turn-of-the-century America, a young girl dreams of a world that stretches beyond the confi nes of a quiet life on the family farm. With little more than her wit and a cigar box of treasures, Mable steps away from all she knows, seeking the limitless marvels of the Chicago Worlds Fair. There, a chance encounter triggers her destinya life with a famed showman by the name of John Ringling.
A quarter of a century later, Lady Rosamund Easling boards a ship to America as a last adventure before her arranged marriage. There, the twenties are roaring, and the rich and famous gather at opulent, Gatsby-esque parties. The Jazz Age has arrived, and with it, the golden era of the American circus, whose queen is none other than the enigmatic Mable Ringling.
When Rosamunds path crosses with Mables and the Ringlings glittering world, she makes the life-altering decision to leave behind a comfortable future of estates and propriety, choosing instead the nomadic life of a trick rider in the Ringling Brothers circus.
A novel that is at once captivating, deeply poignant, and swirling with exquisite historical details of a bygone world, The Ringmasters Wife will escort readers into the center ring, with its bright lights, exotic animals, and a dazzling performance that can only be described as the Greatest Show on Earth!
"Vibrant with the glamour and awe that flourished under the Big Top in the 1920s, The Ringmasters Wife invites the reader [into] the Greatest Show on Earth." Joanne Bischof, award-winning author of The Lady and the Lionheart
Kristy Cambron is an award-winning author of Christian fiction, including her bestselling debut The Butterfly and the Violin, and an author of Bible studies, including the Verse Mapping Series. She is a passionate storyteller who travels to speak at ministry events across the country, encouraging women to experience a deeper life in the Word through verse mapping. Her work has been named to Publishers Weekly Religion & Spirituality TOP 10, Library Journals Best Books, RT Reviewers' Choice Awards, and received 2015 & 2017 INSPY Award nominations.
Kristy holds a degree in Art History/Research Writing, and lives in Indiana with her husband and three sons, and can probably be bribed with a coconut mocha latte and a good read.
To stay connected, visit www.kristycambron.com.