I loved the way history was woven into the lives of these characters. Made them very real. This book reminded me of how God looks after us through rough times as well a good.
In this sequel to "Shadows Across Dakota", Cecilia Adams returns from the Dakota Territory in 1876 to her hometown, the city of Chicago. Struggling to resume her life after the tragedy of the Little Bighorn massacre and her loss of John Vickory, Cecilia is challenged to put her grief behind her and find a new purpose for living. When given the opportunity to work at the Chicago Orphan Asylum, slowly Cecilia's heart begins to heal. Alfred Clark, a young father and husband, struggles to care for his two children as his wife Clara loses her battle with illness. Desperate for care for his two young children, Nettie and Henry, Alfred finds no option but to leave them at the Chicago Orphan Asylum until better times. A friendship develops between Cecilia and Alfred as they discover they are both walking the same difficult path, the road to healing. The road is long and challenging, yet their faith in God is their stronghold. Might there be a better future together if they can finally leave their grief behind?
Other Titles By Kristine Bone:
Shadows Across Dakota