Whatever Tomorrow Brings/As Time Goes By Author:Lori Wick This is a hardcover book with two book in one: — Whatever Tomorrow Brings and As Time Goes By — This is books 1 & 2 of the "Californians" series — From the author of the best-selling "Fireside" series comes "Whatever Tomorrow Brings", the first of a new series set in Northern California in the 1870s. The fresh salt breeze nips at their clothes as t... more »he Donovans step off the clipper ship onto the streets of San Francisco. Of the three children, only Kaitlin, the oldest, has ever been stateside. It is the family's first missionary furlough since leaving for Hawaii 15 years earlier.
The joy of their new adventure is tempered when they learn why they have really come to California: their mother is sick with tuberculosis. After her untimely death, Kaitlin takes a teaching position to care for the family while their father makes the lonely trip home to gather their belongings.
In the midst of grief and unfamiliar surroundings, Kaitlin is forced to put her sheltered life behind her and face the rugged environment. Will the men of the country take advantage of her? Will she be able to accept God's gift of love in the midst of her heartache? Will they be safe until their father returns?
The exciting "Californians" series continues with "As Time Goes By".
After the way he had treated her, Jeff Taylor never expected to see Bobbie Bradford again, let alone work side by side with her at the shipping office. Maybe she hadn't been the prettiest girl in town, but he had no right to hurt her. Five years had passed; he had changed. Could she...would she...forgive him?
As old woulnds heal, Bobbie and Jeff experience the beginnings of a deep friendship. But their sensitivity to each other keeps them from admitting their growing love. Afraid of new wounds, the two must trust God for His guidance. But will Bobbie marry Cleve Ramsey, the man who has asked for her hand, before Jeff finds the courage to express his true feelings?
"As Time Goes By" expresses the wonder of transformation as two people see each other with new eyes and learn to trust God's perfect timing.« less