Hearts Made Whole (Beacons of Hope)
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
After her father's death, Caroline Taylor has grown confident running
the Windmill Point Lighthouse. But in 1865 Michigan, women aren't
supposed to have such roles, so it's only a matter of time before the
lighthouse inspector appoints a new keeper -- even though Caroline has
nowhere else to go and no other job available to her.
Chambers is a Civil War veteran still haunted by the horrors of battle.
He's been given the post as lighthouse keeper, and the isolation where
he can drown in drink and hide from his past is appealing. He's not
expecting the current keeper to be a feisty and beautiful woman who's
none-too-pleased to be giving up her position. They both quickly realize
he's in no shape to run the lighthouse, but Ryan's unwilling to let
anyone close, ravaged by memories and guilt. Caroline's drawn to this
wounded soul, but with both of them relying on that single position, can
they look past their loss to a future filled with hope ... and possibly