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Roanoke: The Lost Colony
     

Roanoke: The Lost Colony

by Angela Hunt
 
In 1587, a group of colonists set sail from England, bound for Virginia, to establish the first English colony in the New World. They never made it to Virginia, but settled on Roanoke Island. John White, the colony's founder, sailed away, promising to return. By the time he did return, the colonists had vanished.

Angela Hunt has pieced together historical records,

Overview

In 1587, a group of colonists set sail from England, bound for Virginia, to establish the first English colony in the New World. They never made it to Virginia, but settled on Roanoke Island. John White, the colony's founder, sailed away, promising to return. By the time he did return, the colonists had vanished.

Angela Hunt has pieced together historical records, folklore, and fact to create this compelling story of what most likely did happen to the colonists on Roanoke Island, while at the same time weaving a tale of God's mercy and grace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780615891873
Publisher:
Hunthaven Press
Publication date:
09/20/2013
Pages:
426
Sales rank:
817,673
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

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Meet the Author

Christy-Award winner Angela Hunt writes for readers who expect the unexpected in novels. With nearly five million copies of her books sold worldwide, she is the best-selling author of more than 125 works ranging from picture books (The Tale of Three Trees) to novels.
Now that her two children have reached their twenties, Angela and her husband live in Florida with Very Big Dogs (a direct result of watching Turner and Hooch and Sandlot too many times). This affinity for mastiffs has not been without its rewards-one of their dogs was featured on Live with Regis and Kelly as the second-largest canine in America. Their dog received this dubious honor after an all-expenses-paid trip to Manhattan for the dog and the Hunts, complete with VIP air travel and a stretch limo in which they toured New York City.
Afterward, the dog gave out pawtographs at the airport.
Angela admits to being fascinated by animals, medicine, unexplained phenomena, and "just about everything" except sports. Books, she says, have always shaped her life- in the fifth grade she learned how to flirt from reading Gone with the Wind.
When she's not home writing, Angela often travels to teach writing workshops at schools and writers' conferences. And to talk about her dogs, of course.
Readers may visit her web site at www.angelahuntbooks.com.

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