In 1878 Adam Burke leaves Philadelphia for North Platte, Nebraska. The young lawyer wants to start a new life after being spurned by his fiancee. Adam also has another reason to leave -- he accidentally ran over and killed a woman named Nancy Mason in a thunderstorm. In North Platte he finds success in more ways than one when Rachel Mason answers his ad for a mail order bride. Adam considers the last name an odd coincidence -- but only after their marriage and after they both come to the Lord do they discover the awful truth: Adam killed Rachel's mother. Thanks to a pastor's intervention, Rachel overcomes her shock and bitterness to forgive Adam, just as God forgives us all.
About the Author
Best-selling author Al Lacy has written over one hundred historical and western novels, including the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series with more than 2.5 million books in print.
JoAnna Lacy is Al's wife and longtime collaborator, and the coauthor of A Place to Call Home, Dreams of Gold, Frontier Doctor, Orphan Trains, Mail Order Bride, Shadow of Liberty, and Hannah of Fort Bridger series. The Lacys make their home in the Colorado Rockies.
Al Lacy has written more than one hundred historical and western novels, including those in the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series. He and his wife, JoAnna, are coauthors of the Mail Order Bride, Hannah of Fort Bridger, Shadow of Liberty, Orphan Trains, Frontier Doctor, and Dreams of Gold series. The Lacys make their home in the Colorado Rockies.