About the Book
Despite years on the run, Sophie Neumann is determined to care for two young children. She won't abandon them the way she thinks her older sisters abandoned her. But times are growing desperate, and when she falls in with the wrong crowd and witnesses a crime, she realizes fleeing 1850s New York is her only option.
Disappearing with her two young charges into a group of orphans heading west by train, Sophie hopes to find safety and a happy life. When the train stops in Illinois for the first placement of orphans, Sophie faces the most difficult choice of her life.
Reinhold Weiss has finally purchased his own small farm. With mounting debts, a harvest to bring in, and past scars that haunt him, he's in no position to give his heart away . . . but can he say no when his long-lost friend shows up on a nearby train pleading for his help?
About the Author
Jody Hedlund is an award-winning and bestselling author of inspirational historical romances for both youth and adults.
As a busy mama-writer, she has the wonderful privilege of teaching her crew of 5 children at home. In between grading math papers and giving spelling tests, she occasionally does a load of laundry and washes dishes. When she's not busy being a mama, you can find her in front of her laptop working on another of her page-turning stories.
She loves reading almost as much as she loves writing, especially when it also involves chocolate and coffee.
Check out the author interview HERE.
Jody Hedlund’s third book in the Orphan Train Series, Searching for You, is a beautiful, influential, and enriching story that readers will adore. From page one, Hedlund brings to life the struggle of being an orphan and living on the streets, as well as the dangers and tragedies of families being separated when they go west on the orphan train. This story shows the power of one women’s love for two children that she calls her own and the importance of keeping them together and having them returned to her at any cost. It’s also a story of the power of having a good man and true romance in one’s life. This story is deep, original, and powerful, speaking to readers in a way that will cause them to pause and reflect long after the last page is turned.
Series: Orphan Train
Genre: historical, romance, Christian
Publisher: Bethany House
Publication date: December 4, 2018
Number of pages: 341
Other books in the series:
0.5-An Awakened Heart
1-With You Always
A review copy of this book was provided by the publisher via the author’s launch team. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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