Beacons of Hope

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Out of the Storm: A Novella Publisher's Summary

Having grown up in a lighthouse, loneliness is all Isabelle Thornton has ever known - and all, she assumes, she ever will know. But when her lightkeeper father rescues a young man from the lake, her sheltered world is turned upside down.

Best-selling author Jody Hedlund's Out of the Storm is her first ever novella and introduces listeners to Beacons of Hope, a new series set in the 1800s amid the romance, history, and danger surrounding the Great Lakes lighthouses of Michigan.

©2014 Jody Hedlund (P)2018 Two Words Publishing, LLC
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  • Book 0.5

    • Out of the Storm: A Novella

    • Beacons of Hope Series
    • By: Jody Hedlund
    • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Having grown up in a lighthouse, loneliness is all Isabelle Thornton has ever known - and all, she assumes, she ever will know. But when her lightkeeper father rescues a young man from the lake, her sheltered world is turned upside down. Best-selling author Jody Hedlund's Out of the Storm is her first ever novella and introduces listeners to Beacons of Hope, a new series set in the 1800s amid the romance, history, and danger surrounding the Great Lakes lighthouses of Michigan.

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  • Book 1

    • Love Unexpected

    • Beacons of Hope, Book 1
    • By: Jody Hedlund
    • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    All Emma Chambers ever wanted was a home, but when her steamboat sinks just outside Presque Isle, she's left destitute and with no place to stay. An unlikely solution arises when the lighthouse keeper arrives in town. He's just lost his wife and is having a difficult time caring for his child. So a traveling preacher gets the idea that the keeper and Emma might be the answer to each other's dilemma.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story difficult narration

    • By PA NANA on 12-05-16

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  • Book 2

    • Hearts Made Whole

    • Beacons of Hope, Book 2
    • By: Jody Hedlund
    • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    After her father's death, Caroline Taylor has grown confident running the Windmill Point lighthouse. But in 1865 Michigan, women aren't supposed to have such roles, so it's only a matter of time before the lighthouse inspector appoints a new keeper - even though Caroline has nowhere else to go and no other job available to her.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • narration is wanting

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-15-17

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  • Book 3

    • Undaunted Hope

    • Beacons of Hope, Book 3
    • By: Jody Hedlund
    • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Tessa Taylor arrives in 1870s Upper Peninsula, Michigan, planning to serve as a new teacher to the town. Much to her dismay, however, she immediately learns that there was a mistake, that the town had requested a male teacher. Percival Updegraff, superintendent and chief mine clerk, says she can stay through winter since they won't be able to locate a new teacher before then, and Tessa can't help but say she is in his debt. Little does she know that Percival will indeed keep track of all that she owes him.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lacking romance

    • By Sarah S. on 09-18-18

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  • Book 4

    • Forever Safe

    • Beacons of Hope
    • By: Jody Hedlund
    • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
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    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Heiress to a vast fortune, Victoria Cole has everything she wants, including the perfect fiancé. Having left two other men at the altar, Victoria is sure that now she's found her true love and will finally live happily ever after. As her wedding draws near, however, Victoria's life is threatened. To keep her safe, Victoria's father hires a bodyguard. Tom Cushman's number one priority is protecting his clients, which means no personal entanglements. But he's never guarded someone as beautiful and winsome as Victoria.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED IT!

    • By Sarah S. on 09-20-18

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  • Book 5

    • Never Forget

    • Beacons of Hope, Book 5
    • By: Jody Hedlund
    • Narrated by: Becky Doughty
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Abbie Watson is content to spend her days clamming, crabbing, and tending Rose Island Lighthouse. Her grandpa is the head light keeper, but his senility may lead to their eviction. Since leaving the island would kill her beloved Gramps, Abbie will do anything to keep him in the one place he knows and loves. Wealthy Nathaniel Winthrop III's wild living has gained him a reputation as the bad boy among the elite social circles of Newport.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Isabella Smith on 11-25-18

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