But for the Grace of God: A Novel of Compassion in a Time of War

But for the Grace of God: A Novel of Compassion in a Time of War

But for the Grace of God: A Novel of Compassion in a Time of War

But for the Grace of God: A Novel of Compassion in a Time of War



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Set during the American Civil War, BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD is a Christian inspired historical novel that combines a sweet old-fashioned love story with a compassionate look at the people affected by the struggle for equality.

Hannah Carter never expected to find love, especially during a time of war. By the spring of 1864, the conflict between North and South has raged on for years and still shows no sign of resolution. On her small farm in West Virginia, the young widow and her household have managed to remain untouched until a mysterious green-eyed soldier shows up, wounded and in desperate need of medical attention. Never able to turn away someone in need, Hannah risks everything to take in the stranger and tend to his injuries.

Beau develops tender feelings toward Hannah, and she is equally smitten, but circumstances conspire to hinder their happiness. Beau is a Confederate soldier wanted for the murder of one of his own, and Hannah's farm is a rest stop for fugitive slaves en route to freedom in the North.

Will justice catch up with Beau and force him to pay for his crimes? Will he discover Hannah's secret humanitarian efforts and betray her to the authorities? Or will they find a way to overcome their differences--to make peace, to live, and to love?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148954378
Publisher: Ginger Myrick
Publication date: 12/03/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 733 KB

About the Author

Winner of the Rosetta Literary Contest 2012, Ginger Myrick was born and raised in Southern California. She is a self-described wife, mother, animal lover, and avid reader. Along with the promotion for four novels, BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD: A NOVEL OF COMPASSION IN A TIME OF WAR, WORK OF ART: LOVE & MURDER IN 19TH CENTURY NEW YORK, THE WELSH HEALER: A NOVEL OF 15th CENTURY ENGLAND, and EL REY: A NOVEL OF RENAISSANCE IBERIA, she is currently crafting novel #5. She is a Christian who writes meticulously researched historical fiction with a 'clean' love story at the core. She hopes to show the reading community that a romance need not include graphic details to convey deep love and passion.
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