In one night, Edward Moody lost his young wife and Rose Thurston became a surrogate mother to a sickly infant. Ten years later, Rose must face the man who's selfish actions gave her a family, and Edward must come to terms with the consequences of his anger and pain. When denied custody of the son he abandoned, Edward realizes a marriage to Martin's mother might be the answer. But he quickly learns Miss Thurston awakens his heart, and threats made to her person and estate heightens his desire to protect her. Will Martin's lack of forgiveness prevent Edward from winning Rose's heart? Can the Lord bring them all to the banks of healing and happiness along a river of romance and mercy?
About the Author
IRENE BRAND is a lifelong resident of West Virginia, where she lives with her husband, Rod. Irene's first inspirational romance was published in 1984, and since that time she has had multiple books published. She is the author of four non-fiction books, various devotional materials, and her writings have appeared in numerous historical, religious, and general magazines. Irene became a Christian at the age of eleven and continues to be actively involved in her local church. Before retiring in 1989 to devote full time to freelance writing, Irene taught for 23 years in secondary public schools. Many of her books have been inspired while traveling to 49 of the United States and 24 foreign countries.