Posts tagged ‘Chosen Daughters’

August 14, 2015

Against the Tide: The Valor of Margaret Wilson (Chosen Daughters)

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Book Description

Seventeenth-century Scotland is a place of cruel intolerance for the Covenanters, a people bound together by their loyal faith. A young, earnest Covenanter, Margaret Wilson finds her pledged loyalty to Christ and his covenant in opposition to King Charles II’s demands for her absolute obedience. Will Margaret choose to defy the authorities? Or will devotion to her family, love for her sweetheart, and hopes for future happiness ruler her heart?

The Chosen Daughters series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God’s grace accomplish extraordinary things.

Hope Irvin MarstonAbout the Author

Hope Irvin Marston is a retired junior-high school librarian and the author of more than two dozen children’s books, including the My Little Book series of animal stories and the award-winning Isaac Johnson: From Slave to Stonecutter. Picture books, photographic essays, and junior biography are her forte.

Source: P&R Publishing

Book Details

Publisher: P&R Publishing Company
ISBN 13: 9781596380615

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August 11, 2015

Dr. Oma: The Healing Wisdom of Countess Juliana Von Stolberg (Chosen Daughters)

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Book Description

Juliana von Stolberg (1506 – 1580), the Queen Mother of the Netherlands, is cherished by the Dutch people as a wise and gifted healer. Juliana gains an able apprentice when her granddaughter Maria comes to live with her. Will Maria learn to put her trust in God while her father, the courageous William of Orange, fights to free Holland from Spanish rule? Will one woman’s belief save the Netherlands and change the world?

The Chosen Daughters series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God’s grace accomplish extraordinary things.

ethel herrAbout the Author

Ethel Herr is a writer, teacher, historian, and author of the Reformation fiction books known as the Seeker Series. She is an active member of the Institute for Historical Studies and teaches seminars on writing and research.

Source: P&R Publishing

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August 10, 2015

Wings Like a Dove: The Courage of Queen Jeanne D’Albret (Chosen Daughters)

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Book Description

Jeanne d’Albret, born in 1528, is the only daughter of the King and Queen of Navarre. Standing with her beloved Huguenots, Jeanne steps onto the battlefield of history during the tumultuous years of the Reformation (1517–1559). As deadly political events swirl around her tiny Kingdom of Navarre, Queen Jeanne is forced to choose: Will she hide the fleeing Huguenots under the very nose of Catherine de Médicis’s henchmen or save her own life?

The Chosen Daughters series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God’s grace accomplish extraordinary things.

Christine Farenhorst

Christine Farenhorst

About the Author

Christine Farenhorst, author and poet, has written Amazing Stories from Times Past, The Great Escape, Wings like a Dove, and Before My Mother’s Womb. Christine and her husband, Anco, have five children, nineteen grandchildren, a dog, and ten chickens.

Source: P&R Publishing

Book Details

Publisher: P&R Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 087552642X
ISBN 13: 9780875526423

Source: WTS Books

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August 8, 2015

A Cup of Cold Water: The Compassion of Nurse Edith Cavell (Chosen Daughters)

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Book Description

“The secret password is yorc,” the princess whispered. Edith longed for her girlhood in England, when her secrets had been kept safe by her dog Reddie. But now in God’s timing, Edith is director of a nursing school in Belgium. Caught in the turmoil of World War I, Edith finds herself surrounded by enemy spies. As a nurse protected by the Red Cross, will Edith turn her back on the Allied soldiers who desperately need her help?

The Chosen Daughters series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God’s grace accomplish extraordinary things.

Christine Farenhorst

Christine Farenhorst

About the Author

Christine Farenhorst, author and poet, has written Amazing Stories from Times Past, The Great Escape, Wings like a Dove, and Before My Mother’s Womb. Christine and her husband, Anco, have five children, nineteen grandchildren, a dog, and ten chickens.

Book Details
Publisher: P&R Publishing Company
ISBN 13: 9781596380264

Source: WTS Books

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