Based on historical characters and events, A Sweetness to the Soul
recounts the captivating story of young, spirited Oregon pioneer Jane Herbert, who at the age of 12 faces a tragedy that begins a life-long search for forgiveness and love.
In the years that follow, young Jane finds herself involved in an unusual and touching romance with a dreamer 16 years her senior, struggles to make peace with an emotionally distant mother, and fights to build a family of her own.
Filled with heart-warming insight and glimpses of real-life pain, A Sweetness to the Soul paints a brilliant picture of love that conquers all obstacles and offers a powerful testimony to the miracle of God's healing power.
©2008 Jane Kirkpatrick; (P)2009 Random House