Before the Dawn Author:Carolyne Aarsen Charlotte Stevenson's world is turned upside down by the death of her daughter Denise. Denise ran away from home as a teenager, and Charlotte has never forgiven herself. Now, Denise's three children are coming to live on Heather Creek Farm. Is this Charlotte's chance to make things right? — The three kids arrive on the farm: Sam fiercely protecti... more »ve of his younger siblings; Emily, desperately missing her friends; and young Christopher, a sweet soul who wants to fit In. While Charlotte helps the grandchildren she barely knows how to adjust to their new life, she also wrestles with her own grief. Well-meaning friends offer heart felt advice, but what if Charlotte makes the same mistakes this time around?
But small joys remind Charlotte that God gives grace freely, even in trying times. When Emily discovers her mothers horse in the midst of a difficult birth, the whole family comes together to save the animal that Denise loved. The miracle of new life, along with God's healing touch, reminds all of them that it is always darkest just before the dawn.« less