Beauty for Ashes (Desert Manna, #1)

Beauty for Ashes (Desert Manna, #1)

by Karen Baney
Beauty for Ashes (Desert Manna, #1)

Beauty for Ashes (Desert Manna, #1)

by Karen Baney



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Uplifting Historical Christian Romance Fiction set in Prescott, Arizona in 1871. Second chances. Starting over.


As a widow who lost her husband in Sherman's fiery march to the sea, Rebecca Elliot struggled to provide for her son. When she hears from her brother in Prescott, Arizona, she makes the journey west to start over. An unexpected tragedy on the last leg of her travels changes the trajectory of her heart and life as she never could have imagined.


Perry Quinn finally said goodbye to his late wife when his life is turned upside down. When he loses everything that he worked hard to accomplish, he must humble himself and start over while trying to find the answers to why he lost everything. Along the way, a kind woman steals his heart and reminds him that there is beauty in the middle of the ashes of his life.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940167054882
Publisher: Desert Life Media
Publication date: 03/02/2023
Series: Desert Manna
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: eBook
Sales rank: 496,054
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Karen Baney is passionate about writing stories full of flawed characters. She enjoys weaving together stories of second chances, redemption, and overcoming personal trials. As a transplant to Arizona in the late 1990s, she loves researching the state's history and finding ways to seamlessly incorporate real history and real settings into her novels. In addition to writing and speaking, Karen works as a Software Development Manager for a Christian ministry.

Her faith plays an important role both in her life and in her writing. Karen and her husband, Jim, make their home in Gilbert, Arizona, with their two dogs, Bella and Daisy. Both Jim and Karen are active at Rock Point Church in Queen Creek, Arizona.

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