To lose her family was unthinkable ... To find them will take a miracle. While working in Europe, nineteen-year-old Maggie never dreamed that her family would be ripped apart and scattered across the sea, with her...
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To lose her family was unthinkable ...
To find them will take a miracle.
While working in Europe, nineteen-year-old Maggie never dreamed that her family would be ripped apart and scattered across the sea, with her young brother and sister sent to Canada as part of the Home Children Migrant Scheme.
Desperation sends Maggie on a search from England to Canada, with a harrowing shipwreck leaving her stranded on Sable Island. Eventually arriving in Halifax, Maggie is devastated to discover the trail to find her sister and brother has gone cold.
An offer of help from industrialist Thaddeus Tharaday seems like an answer to prayer, but is the wealthy Tharaday her benefactor or nemesis?
With the help of a dashing newspaper reporter, Maggie begins to unravel the web of deceit surrounding her siblings' disappearance. However, the closer she gets to the truth, the more dangerous her quest becomes.
With lives on the line and the threat of everything she loves being torn away, can Maggie entrust the scattered pieces of her heart to the one who will never leave?
Set in Victorian-era Nova Scotia, Scattered weaves together elements of mystery, adventure, faith, and romance to take readers on a journey of hope and courage that will resonate with their hearts today.
Nola Lorraine has a passion for faith and social justice issues, and loves weaving words that inspire others with courage and hope. Her inspirational historical novel 'Scattered' is due for release in October 2020. You can find out more about Nola Lorraine and her writing by visiting www.nolalorraine.com.au
Although 'Scattered' is Nola Lorraine's debut novel, she's no stranger to writing. She co-edited a Christian charity anthology called 'Glimpses of Light' under the name Nola Passmore. She has also had more than 150 short pieces published, including fiction, poetry, devotions, true stories, magazine articles and academic papers.
When she's not tinkering with her own writing, she's assessing and editing other people's manuscripts through 'The Write Flourish', a freelance business she and her husband Tim run from their home in southeast Queensland, Australia.
Nola Lorraine would love to connect with you. If you go to her website (www.nolalorraine.com.au), you'll find links to her Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest accounts. If you subscribe to her newsletter, you will also receive a free 16-page sampler of her writing entitled 'Kaleidoscope of Hope'.