Library Journal Starred Review and Faith, Hope, & Love Inspirational Readers Choice Award Winner
With emotionally evocative prose that tackles tough topics with tenderness and hope, award-winning author Cynthia Ruchti invites you on a journey of the heart you won’t soon forget.
"FACING THE DAWN was an emotional roller coaster of loss, faith, hope and redemption. The pages flew by and I couldn’t stop reading."
—Debbie Macomber, #1 NYT Bestselling Author
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While her humanitarian husband Liam has been digging wells in Africa, Mara Jacobs has been struggling. She knows she’s supposed to feel a warm glow that her husband is nine time zones away, caring for widows and orphans. But the reality is that she is exhausted, working a demanding yet unrewarding job, trying to manage their three detention-prone kids, failing at her to-repair list, and fading like a garment left too long in the sun.
Then Liam’s three-year absence turns into something more, changing everything and plunging her into a sunless grief. As Mara struggles to find her footing, she discovers that even when hope is tenuous, faith is fragile, and the future is unknown, we can be sure we are not forgotten . . . or unloved.
Facing the Dawn Inspiration:
Songs of Comfort and Hope for Mara in the story…and for you.
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