Albuquerque, New Mexico Territory, 1890.....Lovely, seventeen-year-old Kathleen McDade and her missionary family arrive from Peking, China to pastor a new church. Kathleen captivates her father's congregation by singing and writing Gospel music.
Stunningly beautiful Dovile Gibson also attends Kathleen’s church. Rumors fly about Dovile. Some say she killed her lover and left him to die in the Mojave Desert. Others say she's an outstanding churchwoman, who helps all in need.
Alonzo Brightman, rancher and businessman, threatens Kathleen and Dovile's friendship. From mayor of Albuquerque, to territorial governor, Alonzo runs for President of the United States in the 1908 election, but Kathleen holds a secret over him that can destroy him. Now Kathleen must choose between her music career and her friendship to Dovile, already rumored to be too close, but they have an unbreakable bond because they share a similar past.
|Publisher:||Lydia Anne Klima|
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About the Author
Born in Chicago, Lydia loved history, literature and writing from an early age. She was an avid reader, and a fan of Masterpiece Theater and American Playhouse while in grade school. Lydia graduated with a history degree from Loyola University in Chicago. She worked as a sales rep, a résumé writer, and an executive secretary. After getting her MBA, Lydia was offered jobs at top companies, which she turned down to pursue writing. She writes about female characters overcoming many obstacles to live happy, triumphant lives. They are survivors, not victims.