From Dust and Ashes
Nazis flee under cover of darkness as American troops near the town of St. Georgen. A terrible surprise awaits the unsuspecting GIs. And three people - the wife of an SS Guard, an American Soldier, and a concentration camp survivor...
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Nazis flee under cover of darkness as American troops near the town of St. Georgen. A terrible surprise awaits the unsuspecting GIs. And three people - the wife of an SS Guard, an American Soldier, and a concentration camp survivor - will never be the same.
Inspired by actual events surrounding the liberation of a Nazi concentration camp, FROM DUST AND ASHES shows the healing power of forgiveness.
Nazis flee under cover of darkness as American troops near the town of St. Georgen. A terrible surprise awaits the unsuspecting GIs. And three peoplethe wife of an SS guard, an American soldier, and a concentration camp survivorwill never be the same. Inspired by actual events surrounding the liberation of a Nazi concentration camp, From Dust and Ashes shows the healing power of forgiveness. With a tender voice, Tricia Goyer has crafted a compelling story of love and liberation. Fans of historical fiction will be delighted with this wonderful novel from a new and rising author. ROBIN JONES GUNN, best-selling author of the Glenbrooke Series and the Christy Miller Series for teens As a veteran of the 11th Armored Division during the liberation of Mauthausen and Gusen concentration camps, I am very impressed with the studied details Tricia Goyer, an author of a later generation, has gathered and interwoven with the fiction story From Dust and Ashes. I heartily recommend this wonderful book. ROSS SNOWDON, U.S. Army veteran, 1Ith Armored Division Freedom of the human spirit and heroism beyond the call of dutyFrom Dust and Ashes is a story as relevant today as in the time it so beautifully captures. CINDY MCCORMICK MARTINUSEN, author of Winter Passing and Christy Award finalist What a story! It sweeps us back to a time when the world swore "Never again" and gives us raw hope to walk away with. From Dust and Ashes is too good to be a first novel. ANNE DE GRAAF, international best-selling author and Christy Award winner TRICIA GOYER has published numerous articles in national publications including Guideposts for Kids, Christian Parenting Today, and HomeLife. She is an experienced Bible study leader, and her study notes appear in the Women of Faith Study Bible. Tricia and her husband, John, live with their three children in northwestern Montana.
It is 1945, and a group of American soldiers liberate a Nazi concentration camp. Helene is the abandoned wife of an SS guard who has fled to avoid arrest. Overcome by guilt, she begins to help meet the needs of survivors. Throughout the process, she finds her own liberation--from spiritual bondage, sin, and guilt. Readers will be intrigued and touched by this fascinating story of love, faithfulness, and courage amidst one of the darkest chapters of mankind's history.
Tricia Goyer has written hundreds of articles, Bible Study notes, and both fiction and non-fiction books, including From Dust and Ashes, Night Song, Arms of Deliverance, and Generation Next Parenting.
She was named Mount Hermon Christian Writers' Conference "Writer of the Year" in 2003. In 2005, her book Life Interrupted was a finalist for the Gold Medallion and her novel Night Song won ACFW's Book of the Year for Long Historical Romance.
In addition to writing, Tricia enjoys sharing Jesus' love through volunteering as a mentor for teenage mothers in her community. She also joins the rest of her family, leading children's church every week, and travels throughout the United States as a speaker, mainly giving presentations to women's groups.