IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE Author:Bodie Thoene Just as readers across the country are asking "What's next from Bodie Thoene?" her brand-new series takes us all by storm. — "In My Father's House", the first book in the Shiloh Legacy series, unfolds the story of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary events between two world wars. It is the story of a land of promise and a land of hopeles... more »sness and tragedy. Of the severe testing of personal faith, survival and , ultimately, of God's eye on the sparrow.
The year is 1918. Four American war buddies are coming home to pick up where they left off. Birch Tucker, a sensitive 20 year-old, returns to a small farm in Shiloh, Arkansas, where he hopes to restore his relationship with his alcoholic father. Max Meyer, a handsome womanizer from New York, reunites with his pretty gentile girl. But does Max really love her or is he just using her? Ellis Warne, a once-athletic young man who lost a leg on the last day of war, plans to attend medical school and marry his high-school sweetheart. Will she still want him even after this terrible tragedy? And Jefferson Canfield, a hero in France, returns to not only his loving family but the hatred and prejudice of the KKK. He is tormented by the difference between the respect he received on France and the cruelty he receives in his home state. Will he bow to the system and become a share-cropper for a local white man?
As each man strains to resume a normal life, each is confronted by realities that are just as ugly as war. Can the love they come home to overpower the hate they endure? The answers await you in this captivating new novel...« less