Landon's personal connection with Janette Oke's first novel accounts for his ability to capture the characters and themes on film (over two million DVDs of the first three films have been sold!); and Peterson's wealth of experience, creativity, and story-telling...
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Landon's personal connection with Janette Oke's first novel accounts for his ability to capture the characters and themes on film (over two million DVDs of the first three films have been sold!); and Peterson's wealth of experience, creativity, and story-telling skills bring a wide readership to this story tailor-made for your most frequent customers. After his dreams of being a WWII flying ace are dashed, Joe settles for a dead-end job, crop-dusting his neighbors' farms and finishing out the evening slouched at the bar in the local tavern. One morning Joe's usual crop-dusting routine turns into something else entirely when his beat-up Stearman begins a long spiral toward earth.... Joe doesn't die that morning, but he begins an odyssey whose twists and turns head him back toward life, love, and true devotion.
This extraordinary collaboration explores the nature of faith and the wonder of miracles in the life of a man who is given a second chance at life.
Michael Landon, Jr., son of the Little House on the Prairie star, has been building his own reputation in the film world and beyond with his highly successful Love Comes Softly movies. His Christian worldview illuminates all his work, including, his first novel The Silent Gift. He and his wife make a home for their three children in Austin, TX.
Tracie Peterson is a full-time author who has written or co-written over 60 novels in both historical and contemporary genres which regularly appear on the bestseller lists, including the WESTWARD CHRONICLES, the YUKON QUEST and the SHANNON SAGA series. Tracie also teaches writing workshops at a variety of conferences on subjects including inspirational romance and historical research. Tracie and her family live in Montana. - Publisher.