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Katie's Dream

Leisha Kelly
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Katie's Dream

Leisha Kelly

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In 1932, a small-town Fourth of July celebration delivers more than just a display of fireworks for Samuel and Julia Wortham. As they return from the local festivities, the Worthams find that Samuel's brother, Edward, is out of prison and at their doorstep. And he's not alone. Surprise turns to shock and confusion as Edward introduces a young girl named Katie and declares that Samuel is her father.

As Samuel fights for his innocence against a brother who delights in antagonizing him, the rest of the family struggles to find the truth. Will Julia believe Samuel's declarations of faithfulness? Will Katie find a home with the Worthams? Can Samuel and Julia's faith survive this troubling test?

This sequel to JULIA'S HOPE and EMMA'S GIFT is a gripping story of truth, forgiveness, and reconciliation that will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very end.


- Publisher Praise for Julia's Hope: "Thewriting is beautifully desriptive without being overdone. Overall, Kelly's smooth voice and well-crafted writing keep the pages turning."--Publishers Weekly Praise for Emma's Gift "Kelly's second novel features a gritty, authentic realism as well as a haunting, beautiful mood that enables readers to feel the characters' pain and rejoice when they overcome life's heartaches."--Library Journal The Fourth of July delivers more than just the local display of fireworks for Samuel and Julia Wortham. They return from the festivities in Dearing, Illinois, to find Samuel's borther Edward, out of prison and on their doorstep. Surprise turns to shock and confusion as Edward introduces a young girl named Katie and declares that Samuel is her father. Samuel maintains his innocence and cannot understand why his brother would make up such a story, Julia struggles to believe Samuel's declarations of faithfulness, and Edward delights in antagonizing his brother. Katie just

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In 1932, a small-town Fourth of July celebration delivers more than just a display of fireworks for Samuel and Julia Wortham. As they return from the local festivities, the Worthams find that Samuel's brother, Edward, is out of prison and at their doorstep. And he's not alone. Surprise turns to shock and confusion as Edward introduces a young girl named Katie and declares that Samuel is her father.

As Samuel fights for his innocence against a brother who delights in antagonizing him, the rest of the family struggles to find the truth. Will Julia believe Samuel's declarations of faithfulness? Will Katie find a home with the Worthams? Can Samuel and Julia's faith survive this troubling test?

This sequel to JULIA'S HOPE and EMMA'S GIFT is a gripping story of truth, forgiveness, and reconciliation that will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very end.

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Praise for Julia's Hope: "Thewriting is beautifully desriptive without being overdone. Overall, Kelly's smooth voice and well-crafted writing keep the pages turning."--Publishers Weekly Praise for Emma's Gift "Kelly's second novel features a gritty, authentic realism as well as a haunting, beautiful mood that enables readers to feel the characters' pain and rejoice when they overcome life's heartaches."--Library Journal The Fourth of July delivers more than just the local display of fireworks for Samuel and Julia Wortham. They return from the festivities in Dearing, Illinois, to find Samuel's borther Edward, out of prison and on their doorstep. Surprise turns to shock and confusion as Edward introduces a young girl named Katie and declares that Samuel is her father. Samuel maintains his innocence and cannot understand why his brother would make up such a story, Julia struggles to believe Samuel's declarations of faithfulness, and Edward delights in antagonizing his brother. Katie just
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Meet the Author

Leisha Kelly

Leisha Kelly is the author of several popular historical fiction books, including Julia's Hope, Emma's Gift, and Till Morning Is Nigh. She has served many years on her local library board, continuing to bring good reads and educational opportunities to her community. Once a waitress, cafe manager, tutor, and EMT, Leisha is now a busy novelist and speaker who is active in the ministries of her church. She lives with her family in Clayton, Illinois.

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4 stars By Ibu Guru, Jul 08 2016
Reading this story set in the depression does remind us of the blessings we enjoy every day, no matter what our means.  There were enough snippets of joy to keep this from becoming depressing, so it was encouraging over all.  
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  • Catalogue Code 215994
  • Product Code 0800759109
  • EAN 9780800759100
  • Pages 336
  • Department General Books
  • Category Fiction
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Sep 2004
  • Dimensions 215 x 139 x 21 mm
  • Weight 0.394kg

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