Transplanted to Red Clay
Love is God's greatest gift, and sometimes what you're looking for has been yours all along. When her Aunt Ivy invites Rachel Moretz to come to the family's Stanly County farm, she jumps at the chance. Though Rachel loves her...
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Love is God's greatest gift, and sometimes what you're looking for has been yours all along. When her Aunt Ivy invites Rachel Moretz to come to the family's Stanly County farm, she jumps at the chance. Though Rachel loves her parents? mountain farm, she feels isolated there. There are no other teenagers at home, and at sixteen she?d like to finally have some friends her age. She barely remembers her half-cousin, Patrick, though he seems to have intriguing memories of her. He soon becomes Rachel's best friend, helping her navigate many uncertainties while introducing her to Stanly County society. The trip down the mountain will bring unexpected friendships, suitors, and dangers. Rachel will have to rely on family for support as she faces unexpected trials and prejudices. Through her circumstances, Rachel must come to realize that the best plan for her life is God's plan, and that forgiveness comes in many forms. In Transplanted to Red Clay, the final book in the Appalachian Roots series, the Moretz family's story comes full circle in love.
Janice Cole Hopkins grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, and began writing early in her life. As an English and history teacher, she wrote and published in magazines, but she always dreamed of publishing a historical novel. She has been active in church and has done both short-term and long-term mission work. She enjoys writing for the Christian market, and all profits from her books go to Christian charities. Cleared for Planting is a stand-alone novel, and is also the first installment in her Appalachian Roots Series.