In the Shadow of the Cedar

4 books in series
5 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

Thundersnow Publisher's Summary

On her family's farm in the Deep South, 14-year-old Sarah Jane clashes with her mother. At every turn, Momma crushes her daughter's dreams. Worst of all, Michael Hutchinson's warm brown eyes witness her humiliation.

Sarah Jane must find a way to survive the abuse, for her young brother's sake as well as her own.

When Michael offers her hope, will she have the strength to stand against Momma's unreasonable demands? If Sarah Jane will only learn to lean, refuge is waiting...in the shadow of the cedar.

A RONE Finalist

©2012 Sheila Odom Hollinghead (P)2015 Sheila Odom Hollinghead
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  • Book 1

    • Thundersnow

    • In the Shadow of the Cedar, Book 1
    • By: Sheila Hollinghead
    • Narrated by: Sarah Rogers
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    On her family's farm in the Deep South, 14-year-old Sarah Jane clashes with her mother. At every turn, Momma crushes her daughter's dreams. Worst of all, Michael Hutchinson's warm brown eyes witness her humiliation. Sarah Jane must find a way to survive the abuse, for her young brother's sake as well as her own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Growing Up in Depression Era Alabama

    • By Debbie on 11-18-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Clothed in Thunder

    • In the Shadow of the Cedar, Book 2
    • By: Sheila Hollinghead
    • Narrated by: Sarah Rogers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Leaving behind all they have ever known and loved, Sarah-Jane and Zeke Hunter struggle to fit into their new lives with an aunt and uncle they barely know. Although Liza and Howard Barnett appear nice enough, could they be the reason Sarah Jane is treated as an outcast at her new school? And worst of all is Michael. His behavior leads to nothing but heartbreak.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Late 1930s Alabama and the School of Hard Knocks

    • By Debbie on 11-19-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Thunder's Shadow

    • In the Shadow of the Cedar, Book 3
    • By: Sheila Hollinghead
    • Narrated by: Sarah Rogers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sarah Jane Hunter had a blissful life planned--to move back home, to the farm that held precious memories and the promise of new life. The bombing of Pearl Harbor shatters her dreams. Michael's former girlfriend, Sylvia, threatens to plunge her into misery. Will her insidious assaults destroy all Sarah Jane holds dear? Or will Sarah Jane find the grit she needs to withstand, not only the turmoil of war, but also the threat to her family's security? As always, she must seek... in the shadow of the cedar.

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

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