Through These Fires Author:Grace Livingston Hill In the heat and misery of battles there comes to Benedict Barron, like a draught of cooling water, the memory of a golden-haired little girl swinging on a gate far in time and space from his present lot in life. His present job is to get through those fires to the enemy- the ground, covered with fearful flames, had to be retaken. Benedict Barron... more » goes forward- to death, likely. But he wakes in a hospital and from there writes to Alexia Kendall.
In the meantime Lexie has been having tribulations of her own-the death of her devoted mother, the visitation of a disagreeable stepsister whose husband has gone to war, and her three unpleasant children. Lexie copes as best she can. In the end, however, the stepsister's husband reclaims his family and Benedict Barron claims Lexie- showing her the way to the God whom she knew vaguely but not as intimately as did he. This is a story of war and the renewal of faith.« less