In Katherine Valentine's A Miracle for St. Cecilia's the citizens of Dorsetville saw their prayers answered when their beloved church was saved from destruction. Now, in A Gathering of Angels, new beginnings are in the air. The redoubtable Mother Superior and her nuns bustle to open a renovated mansion as a retirement home. Harry at the Country Kettle-absorbed in a budding romance with the lonely town spinster-welcomes a take-charge waitress from New York (though some customers find her less homey than his famous coffee and mismatched plates). Father James Flaherty faces new challenges-along with the ones he's all too familiar with-from lagging repair work at St. Cecilia's to parishioners who urge him to combat his growing waistline and climbing cholesterol with, of all things, kickboxing.
But when a young girl is in danger and out-of-town mobsters menace Barry Hornibrook's half-built hotel, it's time for all Dorsetvillians to pull together. When they do, there's no telling what miracles are in store.
Author Biography: Katherine Valentine is an American folk artist who has been a regular guest on Lifetime's Our Home show and an instructor with the New York City Museum of American Folk Art and the Brookfield (Connecticut) Craft Center. Her 1980 near-death experience, the subject of several books, has been featured on television shows including Good Morning America.
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Series:||Dorsetville Series , #2|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.53(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Katherine Valentine is an American folk artist who has been a regular guest on Lifetime's Our Home show and an instructor with the New York City Museum of American Folk Art and the Brookfield (Connecticut) Craft Center. Her 1980 near-death experience, the subject of several books, has been featured on television shows, including Good Morning America.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Loved this story and all the great people in this little town in Connecticut. Rich with humor and some mysteries and plenty of great characters and lots of trust in the Lord
Everyone should read this book, because it is GOOD!!! If you are looking for a book to bring to the beach or just a book to enjoy this is one of them!
I feel like I've visited this small town and been personally introduced to all the characters - an uplifting and sometimes humorous, well written story. While it was not necessary, I should have read Miracle for St. Cecilia's first - will be looking for it in the bookstore today. Loved this author.
I laughed, I cried and I got 'God-Bumps' along the way. This is more than a wonderful read. It's a testimony to real faith and the belief that miracles still really do happen if we only get out of God's way. I can't wait for the next in the series!!