Gild the Morning Sky: Will Hannah Stoddarts Dream of Worldly Riches Be the Fulfillment She Years For, as She Flees from Woeful Darkness Into the Unknown
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A young girl determined to rise above appalling circumstances! A mother who wills her own death! A runaway brother who goes off to sea! An ailing younger sister! Read how Hannah Stoddart makes a vow to better her own life . This vow becomes a questMoreA young girl determined to rise above appalling circumstances! A mother who wills her own death! A runaway brother who goes off to sea! An ailing younger sister! Read how Hannah Stoddart makes a vow to better her own life . This vow becomes a quest and takes her on many journeys, These span an ocean and a continent while she discovers that life itself is a journey, a spiritual journey . One journey takes her to the war front during World War One where she finds her first love. The war takes him from her but her indomitable spirit triumphs,. and when the war is over, her next journey takes her and her new family from Scotland to the wide-open skies of Alberta, Canada. Although many more trials and tribulations await her there she finally concludes that her immature vow has been fulfilled many times over and is far better than she could ever have dreamed.Author Biography: Educational Background Graduate: 1975General Arts and Science Grant MacEwan Community College Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Published fiction CALL OF THE ISLES (Fleming H. Revell. February 1989.) This novel nominated for the 1990 Gold Medallion Award for fiction. First novel in the Isles of the Sea series about a minister in the Scottish Highlands, late nineteenth century. MY HEART S IN THE HIGHLANDS (Fleming H. Revell 1989). FIRES IN THE GLEN (Fleming H. Revell 1989). HAVEN BY THE LOCH (Fleming H. Revell 1991). LURE OF DISTANT WATERS (Fleming H. Revell 1991) Market-ready fiction includes My Kinsman Jason, a novel set in the First Century A.D. about a Christian soldier in Roman occupied Britain. The Stones Cry Out. A Biblical Historical novel set in the Seventh Century B.C. Joshua s Promise. A contemporary novel for youth. Gild the Morning Sky. A family saga set in the first quarter of the Twentieth Century depicting life in the Canadian West.