The train ride into Cripple Creek, Colorado is not what
Vivian Sinclair and her aunt expected-a robbery and a close encounter with the thieves.
Vivian was coming to Colorado to meet up with her 3 sisters
and to have a fresh start.After a painful
relationship in Maine, she was ready to start anew.The first problem she encounters is that no
one is hiring.She looks all over town
and finds there is nothing that she is qualified to do.She is ready to give up, when suddenly she
finds an opportunity to work as a hostess in a local brothel.She has no idea what this “opportunity” will
Take a journey with Vivian as she will come to find that
only God can wash her from her painful past.
The year is 1904 in Marcia Gruver’s latest novel Hunter’s Prize.You will travel with Addie McRae from her
home in Mississippi to Marshall, Texas to begin a job as governess to Cedric
Cedric is a young boy who struggles with autism.Having recently lost both parents in an
accident, his Aunt Priscilla is looking for someone who can help guide him
through his challenges in life.Addie hopes
she will fill this role in his life.
Soon after Addie arrives in Marshall, she meets Pearson
Foster.He is a treasure hunter visiting
Marshall in search of a lost treasure onboard a sunken steamer.Addie and Pearson are drawn to one another
and the adventure begins.
Cedric himself is carrying a treasure around himself.He has an obsession with collecting rocks and
gemstones.In the effort of collecting
these rocks, an uncut diamond has been added to his collection of “treasures”.A couple of thieves have followed him from
South Africa in the hopes of stealing this treasure from him.
As Addie and Pearson’s relationship grows, will they be able
to protect Cedric from the danger coming his way?
The year is 1753.Mariah and her sisters, Rose and Lily, have just arrived in Baltimore
after a long journey from England.They
had sold themselves as indentured servants to keep their father from debtor’s
prison. Upon arriving in this new land,
they are quickly sold and leave in totally different directions.
Mariah ends up at a plantation in Virginia.Colin Barclay brings her to his family home where
she becomes a tutor to his three sisters.Colin is drawn to Mariah’s beauty but his mother has other plans for
him.Mariah and Colin have another plan
and become secretly engaged.It will remain a secret from his family until
he returns from battle.
Unfortunately, Colin returns home wounded.The story becomes very interesting as he learns
to function as a blind man.Both Mariah
and Colin learn to trust God in this new and uncertain situation.