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Candle in the Darkness (Refiner's Fire) (Volume 1)
Candle in the Darkness - Refiner's Fire - Volume 1 Author:Lynn Austin "A gripping tale told by a gifted writer."--Beverly Lewis — Caroline Fletcher is caught in a nation split apart and torn between the ones she loves and a truth she can't deny — The daughter of a wealthy slave-holding family from Richmond, Virginia, Caroline Fletcher is raised to believe slavery is God-ordained and acceptable. But on awakening to i... more »ts cruelty and injustice, her eyes are opened to the men and women who have cared tirelessly for her. At the same time, her father and her fiance, Charles St. John, are fighting for the Confederacy and their beloved way of life and traditions.
Where does Caroline's loyalty lie? Emboldened by her passion to make a difference and her growing faith, will she risk everything she holds dear?« less
This is part of a series, yet each book can easily stand alone. The story is intriguing and the characters are believable. I was totally captured by the storyline. It brought me to tears several times. Definitely a good read and I highly recommend the rest of the series.