Elsie's True Love (#05 in Life Of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore Series)
Meet Elsie Dinsmore, a lovely eight-year-old heiress who lives on a cotton plantation in the mid-1800s. Her mother is dead and she has never known her father. Living in her grandfather's home, she often feels unloved and misunderstood. As she...
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Meet Elsie Dinsmore, a lovely eight-year-old heiress who lives on a cotton plantation in the mid-1800s. Her mother is dead and she has never known her father. Living in her grandfather's home, she often feels unloved and misunderstood. As she grows, Elsie is sustained by her deep Christian faith and her hope to one day be loved by her father. Hardback.
"It was not true love," Elsie managed to say. "It was all deception. A man in whom I believed had nothing but greed in his heart, yet I couldn't see the truth. He is in prison now, for theft and defrauding another unsuspecting person." Unbidden tears welled in Elsie's eyes, and she cried out. "Oh, Mrs. Murray, how can I ever trust my feelings again? How can I ever know the difference between love that is true and what is false?" Elsie's experiences with a cunning charlatan have led her to doubt herself, and not even two years in the royal courts and stately homes of Europe have completely healed her wounded heart. But Elsie is now twenty-one and about to return to her homeland. Will she abandon all her dreams of finding true love? Can anyone overcome her memories of the treacherous Bromly Edgerton? Will she recognize the face of true love?In this fifth book of the Elsie Dinsmore: A Life of Faith series, readers will follow the charming heroine on a crucial, life-changing journey. Alon
Set in the South in the mid- to late-1800s, the "Elsie Dinsmore" series tells the story of the life and spiritual commitment of a delightful young heroine, whose faith and hope guide her through childhood, adolescence, marriage and motherhood. In "Elsie's True Love", a disillusionment from the past causes Elsie to struggle with troubling doubts about whether she will recognize true love when it comes.
As the saga of Elsie Dinsmore continues, Elsie is now twenty-one. Love and marriage are very much on her mind as she struggles with disillusionment from the past and the doubts that still trouble her heart. Old friends may hold the answers, but will she recognize true love when it is offered? In this fifth book of the Elsie Dinsmore: A Life of Faith series, readers will follow the charming heroine on a crucial, life-changing journey. Along the way, she will return to the place of her birth, meet old friends and new, and encounter difficulties and dangers that challenge her strong sense of right and wrong. Adapted from the 19th century novels by Martha Finley, Elsie's True Love is a story sure to thrill everyone who believes in the power of love.
Martha Finley (1828 - 1909) was a remarkable woman whose quiet Christian life has influenced many. A teacher by profession, her writing career began with Sunday school stories for children. In 1868, her novel Elsie Dinsmore was published and became the publisher's best-selling book that year, spawning a series that sold millions of copies at home and abroad. The Millie books were a follow-up to that series.- Publisher.