Candle in the Darkness by Lynn Austin

By Lynn Austin

Booklet 1 within the Refiner's hearth sequence. The daughter of a prosperous slave-holding relatives from Richmond, Virginia, Caroline Fletcher is raised in a tradition that believes slavery is God-ordained and biblically appropriate. yet upon awakening to the cruelty and injustice it encompasses, Caroline's eyes are opened for the 1st time to the boys and girls who've cared tirelessly for her. Her trip of adulthood and religion will draw her into the abolitionist circulate, the place she is faced with the dangers and sacrifices her ideals entail.

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Tzili: The Story of a Life by Aharon Appelfeld, Dalya Bilu

By Aharon Appelfeld, Dalya Bilu

The youngest, least-favored member of an jap eu Jewish relatives, Tzili is taken into account a humiliation by means of her mom and dad and older siblings. Her education has been a failure, she is straightforward and meek, and she or he turns out extra at domestic with the animals within the box than with humans. And so whilst her panic-stricken relatives flees the encroaching Nazi armies, Tzili is left at the back of to fend for herself. first and foremost looking safe haven with the neighborhood peasants, she is finally pressured to flee from them besides, and he or she takes to the woodland, residing a solitary lifestyles until eventually she is stumbled on through one other Jewish refugee, a guy who's as by myself on this planet as she is. As she matures into womanhood, they fall in love. And even though their time jointly is tragically short, their love for every different imbues Tzili with the energy to outlive the struggle and start a brand new existence, including different survivors, in Palestine. Aharon Appelfeld imbues Tzili’s tale with a harrowing attractiveness that's emblematic of the destiny of a complete humans.

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Listen To Your Heart: The Mellow Years by Irene Brand

By Irene Brand

A many-splendored love Laurel Cooper was once too busy making plans her basically daughter's marriage ceremony to find time for romance. however the forty-something widow could not forget about the rugged photojournalist who'd seemed on her doorstep to photo her antebellum home-turned-boarding residence. particularly now not after they spent loads time jointly as she gave him excursions of alternative neighborhood ancient houses. Micah Davidson made himself critical, even protecting the marriage as a prefer for his stunning new landlady. but simply as Micah used to be approximately to suggest, a stunning photo surfaced, turning Laurel's global the other way up. may well their love live longer than the long-buried secrets and techniques from Laurel's prior?

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The Temptation of St. Antony by Gustave Flaubert

By Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) was once a French author who's counted one of the maximum Western novelists. he's recognized particularly for his first released novel, Madame Bovary (1857), and for his scrupulous devotion to his paintings and magnificence, top exemplified via his never-ending look for "le mot juste" ("the distinctive word"). In September 1849, Flaubert accomplished the 1st model of a unique, The Temptation of Saint Anthony. Drawing on his youth studies, Flaubert subsequent wrote L'?ducation Sentimentale (Sentimental Education), an attempt that took seven years. It was once his final entire novel, released in 1869. He dedicated a lot of his time to an ongoing venture, Les Deux Cloportes (The Woodlice), which later grew to become Bouvard et P?cuchet (1881) breaking from the obsessive venture merely to write down the 3 stories in 1877. This e-book comprised 3 tales: Un Coeur easy (A uncomplicated Heart), l. a. L?gende de Saint-Julien l'Hospitalier (The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaller), and H?rodias (Herodias). As a author, Flaubert was once approximately equivalent elements romantic, realist, and natural stylist. accordingly, contributors of assorted faculties, in particular realists and formalists, have traced their origins to his paintings.

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Unveiled: Tamar by Francine Rivers

By Francine Rivers

2001 Christy Award finalist!
Unveiled is the tale of Tamar, one of many girls within the lineage of Jesus. Francine brings the tale to existence in her trademark sort, exhibiting the grace of God within the lifetime of Tamar and her better half's father, Judah. Unveiled is the 1st within the Lineage of Grace sequence of 5 novellas protecting the tales of Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary.

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Blessings of the Heart & Samantha's Gift by Valerie Hansen

By Valerie Hansen

Benefits of the HeartThe Arkansas hills symbolize peace and quiet for Brianna Walker. Then a stormy evening brings Mitch Fowler and his rowdy sons to her doorstep. but when Mitch can persuade Bree to tackle a ready-made kinfolk, the hurricane should be the reply to everyone's prayers.Samantha's GiftRomance is the very last thing instructor Rachel Woodward wishes. All she desires is to deal with the orphaned woman in her classification. nonetheless, with good-looking tips counselor Sean Bates stepping in as father determine for little Samantha, Rachel may locate love the place she least expects it.

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Offworld by Robin Parrish

By Robin Parrish

The go back of NASA's first manned undertaking to Mars was once alleged to be a momentous day. but if the team loses contact with floor keep an eye on ahead of access, issues glance bleak. secure after a treacherous touchdown, the group emerges to find the unthinkable--every guy, girl, baby, and animal has vanished with out a hint. by myself now on their domestic planet, the staff units out to find the place every body has gone--and tips on how to get them back--only to find they might not be as by myself as they idea.

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