When her husband dies at the Little Big Horn, LisBeth Baird returns home in search of comfort. But her beloved mother has died, and LisBeth rejects the faith that sustained her mother. Will bitterness haunt the rest of her life? What will happen when LisBeth meets her half-brother and realizes the gold locket around Soaring Eagle's neck is the one her husband wore into battle? Changes beyond his control threaten everything Soaring Eagle has ever known. Cultures collide when the young warrior makes his way to a mission school and meets white people who battle not only for souls but also for a future for the Lakota. Can Soaring Eagle find a life worth living? Jim Callaway fled a battlefield long ago, but he's still running from a burden of guilt that threatens to crush him. Will he ever accept God's forgiveness? Will he ever think himself worthy of LisBeth's love?
About the Author
Award-winning novelist Stephanie Grace Whitson began playing with imaginary friends (i.e., writing fiction) in the 1990s when an abandoned pioneer cemetery near the Whitson's country home provided not only a hands-on history lesson for her four home schooled children, but also a topic of personal study. She has continued to write full time since the release of her first novel in 1995. When not writing or researching, she enjoys reading, quilting, spoiling her grandchildren and/or Kona Kai (the golden retriever), and riding her motorcycle named Kitty. Learn more at www.stephaniewhitson.com.