By Vikki Kestell
Rose Brownlee needs to select no matter if she's going to bow to traditional knowledge or, like Abraham, stick with the place God leads her . . . even to a rustic she doesn't know.
Set within the American prairie of the overdue 1800s, this tale of loss, disillusionment, rebirth, and love will motivate, problem, and inspire you.
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