A wonderful book set in the 1800's about a young man and woman who have been hurt trying to overcome their hurt in order to be together. A wonderful spiritual journey comes in to play and we learn a great deal about their lives. Yippe!! To Lori Wick!
Jace Randell moves to Tucker Mills to help his uncle run his farm and sawmill. He soon finds himself falling for Maddie Shepard, but his meddling sister feels the need to control every aspect of his life.
Does Jace and Maddie's relationship stand a chance and more importantly will they find the love of God that has been there all along?
Book 1 in the Tucker Mills Trilogy, it's a great read.
This first book in the Tucker Mills Trilogy from beloved author Lori Wick follows Jace Randall as he leaves his childhood home to help his Uncle Woody Randall run the saw mill in Token Creek. Jace diligently focuses on work until he meets the visiting niece of local storekeepers. Jace pursues her until she finally agrees to attend a picnic with him and take a chance.
But before the relationship has a strong foundation, the couple separates because of gossip fueled by Jaces sister. Later, when she admits her wrongdoing and shares her testimony of a new faith, the couple must decide whether to try again. Will the sisters example of faith and transformation be enough to restore broken dreams?
The last thing Jace Randall wants is to be smitten with a woman. His sister, Eden, said it would happen when he moved to Tucker Mills to help his uncle run the sawmill. Now he wants to prove her wrong.
That is, until he runs into Maddie Shepherd. Not even winning a battle with the sister who raised him can help him keep his heart in check. What he doesn't reckon on is Eden's need to control his life - or the lengths to which she will go to seperate him from Maddie.
Only when Eden succeeds in ruining her brother's hopes does she finally realize what her meddling has cost. Will she find a way to make things right with her brother? Will Jace and Maddie be able to forgive each other and find a way back to their love? Can seed of faith be planted in the ground grown hard with betrayl?
A story about the power of forgiveness and young love maturing through adversity.