The Meeting Place (#01 in Song Of Acadia Series)
In a chance encounter, English Catherine and French Louisa meet whilst picking flowers for their weddings. As the rugged coastal region of 18th-century Acadia rumbles with rumours of war, the girl's families become sworn enemies. Yet through the years, they...
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In a chance encounter, English Catherine and French Louisa meet whilst picking flowers for their weddings. As the rugged coastal region of 18th-century Acadia rumbles with rumours of war, the girl's families become sworn enemies. Yet through the years, they continue their secret friendship - and discover an enduring faith. 282 pages, from Bethany.
In 18th-century Canada, two women fashion a friendship that social unrest threatens to destroy. Song of Acadia book 1. A Christy Award-winner.
Two young women, their lives shadowed by nations in conflict, begin a friendship that will propel them on a journey from which they can never turn back....^The year was 1753, and the lines of separation were firmly drawn. The French had named the region Acadia, their "beloved home". When the British came soon after, they battled with the French on the new continent as they had in Europe for centuries.^The settlers of Acadia were either French or English, and though their villages might be but a stone's throw apart, most could go an entire lifetime without speaking to someone from the other side.^And then the chance encounter in a meadow of wild flowers...^The Meeting Place
Since their reunion, Nicole and Anne have formed a bond that goes beyond "sisters" to best friends. Their paths separate again when Nicole's soul-searching consideration of her uncle Charles' desire for an heir brings her to his estate in England. When Anne brings her young son to England, the bittersweet reunion starts both young women on a new journey. Will their mutual love and support be enough to sustain them as the secret of the birthright is uncovered?
Janette Oke was born in Champion, Alberta, Canada, during the depression years. She graduated from Mountain View Bible College in Alberta where she met her husband, Edward. They married in 1957 and served in churches in Calgary and Edmonton, Canada, and Indiana. Oke writes historical novels which portray the lives of early North American settlers from many walks of life and geographical settings. She also writes engaging children's stories and inspiring gift books that warm the heart. Oke published her first book, Love Comes Softly, in 1979. This book experienced immediate success and became a series. She has won a number of awards including the Gold Medallion Award, The Christy Award of Excellence, the 1992 Presidents Award for her significant contribution to the category of Christian fiction from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and in 1999, the Life Impact Award from the Christian Booksellers Association International. Her books have been translated into fourteen languages. Oke has published some 75 books including, The Canadian West, Seasons of the Heart and Women of the West. Her most recent releases include a beautiful childrens picture book, I Wonder...Did Jesus Have a Pet Lamb and The Songs of Acadia series, co-written with T. Davis Bunn. - Publisher.
Davis Bunn is an internationally-acclaimed award-winning author who has sold more than four million books in fifteen languages. He has been honoured with three Christy Awards for excellence in historical and suspense fiction. He has written several bestsellers including Winner Take All, Drummer in the Dark, The Meeting Place, The Book of Hours, Imposter, and The Quilt. He's also the co-author of the Song of Acadia series with Janette Oke. As a result of his book, To the Ends of the Earth, Bunn was named the Novelist in Residence at Regent's Park College, Oxford University. - Publisher.