Karyn's Memory Box

Karyn's Memory Box

by Stephanie Grace Whitson


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A battered box containing an odd assortment of mementoes encourages antiques dealer Reagan Bishop to step back in time. Her quest to learn Karyn Ritter's story results in modern day friendship and unexpected romance.

Desperate to escape a forced marriage, Karyn Ensinger flees Brandenberg, Germany, and travels to America in response to a plea for "German wives" for a group of lonely men in a place called Nebraska. At least, Karyn thinks, her husband will be someone she has chosen for herself. Married to a stranger, Karyn is horrified when she realizes Mikal Ritter expects her to live in what he calls a "sod house." Mud and heat, hail storms and rattlesnakes, prairie fires and desperate loneliness tempt Karyn to despair. She has just begun to believe her marriage of convenience has the potential to turn to love when the life she has worked so hard to build is threatened with destruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523637492
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/05/2016
Pages: 302
Sales rank: 321,654
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Award-winning, best-selling author Stephanie Grace Whitson has been writing full time since 1994. She received a master of historical studies degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2012 and is a frequent guest speaker/lecturer on a variety of historical and inspirational topics for both civic organizations and church groups. Stephanie resides in southeast Nebraska where her family, her church, historical research, and Kitty-her motorcycle-all rank high on her list of "favorite things." Learn more at www.stephaniewhitson.com

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Karyn's Memory Box 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Couldn't put it down,planning on reading the other two in the series,wanted to know more about the other characters outcome
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book by Stephanie Grace Whitson. This book is easy to read, interesting, and a fun book to read. I highly recommend it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very interesting reading of 1800 settlers coming to America!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love everything about this book!!!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Wandering through the library's fiction section and looking for something to take home. I come upon Walks the Fire. I like the title and the back looks interesting. And I love it. So, I go back and see what other book my small library has by this author, and this one is there. I read it in one afternoon b/c even though I have stuff to do, I can not force myself to put this book down. The way the reader is on both sides of the story of Karyn and Mikal and knowing that they love eachother but don't know it, and everytime it's about ot come out something happens where it doesn't. By the end of the book, you think you'll explode if they don't just love eachother. It's breathtaking and beautiful and I cried when I was finished b/c I wasn't going to be a part of these people's lives anymore. I love how each chapter starts w/ a Bible verse. Stephanie Grace Whitson must be an incredible, loving, and God-fearing woman, and I respect her highly w/ out meeting her b/c I feel her through her writing. God Bless