The four stories about the Randalls and the Campbells are outstanding. All are great stories on their own, but together they are a wonderful read. I read this book in 1 day! I just could not put it down and the lessons are outstanding!
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Large print so that was easier on the eyes! the four stories were interesting each one holding my interest. I couldn't wait to see what would happen. God, Family, people all very strong throughtout this book.
From the back cover: "Come to the church in the wildwood where the citizens of Hickory Hollow have worshiped for generations.
In 1869, the preacher's daughter, Amanda Hodges, is drawn to mysterious newcomer Matt Campbell who helps to build the church. When Matt's crooked past comes to light, can Amanda stop the townsfolk from lynching him? And will the church busybodies succeed in matching her with Zeke Randall?
Even though Shirley Campbell's grandfather served as the first parson for Hickory Hollow church, she is ready to leave both the church and town for bigger things. When the new parson, Forrest Townsend, arrives in 1894, can he change Shirley's mind about moving on?
In 1954, Hickory Hollow newcomer Eva Hargrove finds herself caught in the middle of a hundred-year-old feud. Can she mediate a truce between James Randall and Robert Campbell-or will she be the latest victim in a longstanding dispute?
Resort owner April Russell loves her quiet life in modern-day Hickory Hollow, but her peace is disturbed when a wealthy developer, Matthew Campbell, makes plans to demolish the church. Will the old feud of her ancestors, the Randalls, be revived by a member of the Campbell clan? Or will a startling discovery bring reconciliation and save the little stone church in the vale?"