Award-winning author of A Room of My Own and A Place Called Morning, Ann Tatlock delivers a soul-searching inspirational story of faith and friendship.
"Never wanted to put down my headphones"
This charming, old-fashioned story of a girl growing up during the depression will convince you that anything is possible. Against a backdrop of authentic hardship and despair, 13-year-old Virginia Eade discovers the true source of happiness. A doctor's daughter, Virginia spends her days dreaming of romance with "the two Charlies" - Charles Lindburgh and Charlie Chaplin. Soon Virginia is forced to give up her room to less fortunate relatives, and failed banks, closed shops, and breadlines crop up in her insulated world.
"Most enjoyable and highly recommended..."
Mae Demaray is a cheerful widow who delights in helping others and spending time with her young grandson, Sammy. She would do anything for the lively little boy. But when Sammy suffers a fatal accident at her house, all joy and security flee from Mae's life. Mae's family urges her to rely on God's mercy and love, but Mae cannot forgive herself. Instead, Mae chooses a path that will lead her to question all she believes.
"Finding the Way Back to the Great Physician"
Jane Morrow has a dilemma. She's engaged to Seth Ballantine, a member of the National Guard's 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, and he's returned from Iraq severely wounded. Jane hasn't seen him for nearly a year, and with trepidation, she heads to the VA hospital in North Carolina, where he is being treated. Seth isn't happy to see her. He'd asked her not to come. He wants to end the relationship. But Jane loves him, and despite his injury, she's determined to convince him that they can have a life together.
"Anger, Fear, Running . . . Hope, Love, Home"
Award-winning author Ann Tatlock inspires readers with her captivating novels, such as A Room of My Own. I'll Watch the Moon takes place in the late 1940s in a Midwest boarding house and deals with one family's struggle to find faith after World War II. Full of emotion and surprises, this novel is an inspiring masterpiece.
"MY NEW FAVORITE BOOK!"
Christy Award winner Ann Tatlock is a top name in inspirational fiction. In Promises to Keep, 11-year-old Rosalind finds 70-year-old Tillie on her front porch - again. Wanting to die in the place where she lived for half a century, Tillie continues leaving her senior living complex and finding her way “home.” Annoyed at first, Rosalind’s mother finally lets Tilly live with them. And when danger nears, Tillie selflessly determines to protect the family she has adopted as her own.
"Love and Real Family"
When Beth Gunner begins teaching English at her high-school alma mater, she must confront a haunting secret from her past. Beth's return to Delaware's Seaton Preparatory Academy fills her with both nostalgia and trepidation. Since her graduation two decades ago, very little has changed - including her irrational fear of failure.
"Slow, Steady but worth it"
When Eve Marryat's father is laid off from the Ford Motor Company in 1931, he is forced to support his family by moving back to his Ohio roots. Eve's uncle Cyrus has invited the family to live and work at his Marryat Island Ballroom and Lodge. Eve soon forms an unlikely friendship with a strange young man named Link, blissfully unaware that her uncle's lodge is anything but what it seems.
"Shades of Gray Mercy"
After Neil Sadler returns to his hometown following the tragic death of his wife, he is reunited with Mary Beeken, whose alcoholic husband brings her no end of misery. As a devastating event from the past bleeds into the present, Neil and Mary strive to resurrect hope for the future.
"Facing Ghosts . . . Going Home"
Now transformed by God's grace, John Sheldon is concerned about reuniting with his family after five years in prison. As he asks God to revive his dying marriage and heal his fragmented home, the answer to his prayers might just lie in the caring hands of his Down syndrome son.