About the Book
It's been more than a year since she lost her family - a tragedy that has left Grace Whitaker a shadow of her former self. Unable to move on surrounded by so many memories, she makes the desperate decision to return to her childhood home in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada. There she hopes to salvage the broken pieces of her life - but what she finds is the promise of peace and healing in an unlikely place.
Copper Creek Farm is part of a Canadian historical museum, offering glimpses into 19th-century pioneer life. Yet the farm offers much more than that - it is a place of second chances. For Grace, the opportunity to work the land alongside the loving Whelan family is the first step toward healing. But she isn't the only broken soul seeking hope on the farm. Grace is joined by a young man in trouble with the law, as well as the Whelans' son and grandchildren, who are struggling through their own heartbreak. Together, these survivors discover the strength that can be found in friendship. But when faced with the uncertainty of the future, will they have the courage to move beyond the past to forge new lives for themselves?
About the Author
Kristen McKendry began writing in her teens and her work has been published in Canada and the U.S. She has written 10 books and more are on the way. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Linguistics from Brigham Young University and has always been a voracious reader, usually reading 3-4 books a week.
Kristen has a strong interest in urban agriculture, sustainable living, environmental issues, and the local foods movement. She incorporates these themes in her writing, and she also lets her Mormon background flavour her work to make her culture more accessible to mainstream readers. She is a former bagpipe and banjo player, enjoys learning obscure languages and growing wheat in the backyard, and she's learning to weave. Raised in Utah, she now resides with her family in Canada. She's also the proud grandmother of the world's cutest kids, and if she had life to do over again, she'd like to be an architect.
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A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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