Promise of Deer Run
The year is 1790 and the American Revolution is long since over, but a battle still rages in the hearts of survivors. Painful memories of war haunt one young veteran. He still waits for a father who never returned from battle and feels the sting of betrayal from a former love. Withdrawing into his own world, he clings to one hope — perhaps his father still lives.
Only one person in Deer Run seems to understand him — nineteen-year-old Sarah Thomsen, who struggles to bury her own war memories. The veteran’s search for his father touches a chord in her, as she feels the loss of a father she never knew. While the couple begins to find hope in a mutual affection, others are determined to destroy it. Slander and misunderstandings ignite a fire of doubt and mistrust, destroying any faith they had in each other.
Can two souls longing for healing and trust love again? Can faith — and family — be restored?
Retail Price: $17.99 (plus S/H)
Release Date: June 2016
Page Count: 272
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
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Award winning novelist, ELAINE MARIE COOPER is the author of Fields of the Fatherless and the Deer Run Saga (The Road to Deer Run, The Promise of Deer Run and The Legacy of Deer Run.) Her passions are her family, her faith in Christ and the history of the American Revolution, a frequent subject of her historical fiction. She grew up in Massachusetts, the setting for many of her novels. Elaine is a contributing writer to Fighting Fear, Winning the War at Home by Edie Melson, and I Choose You, a romance anthology. Her freelance work has appeared in both newspapers and magazines, and she blogs regularly at ColonialQuills.blogspot.com as well as her own blog on her website at ElaineMarieCooper.com. A memoir of Elaine’s daughter’s battle with cancer, Bethany’s Calendar, was released by CrossRiver in 2014.