Mandy Evanston didn’t expect to spend five months alone in the wilds of Indiana after taking the wagon train west. But her husband, Ethan, is convinced he can make money working on the new railroad. It wouldn’t be fair to hold him back, Mandy decides, so she keeps her secret close to her heart … until his return. Diedre, a young slave, flees a Southern plantation when she hears that her master is going to sell her son, Jedediah. She walks north for weeks, praying that somehow God will hear the pleas of her heart to find a home …

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About The Author

Judi Ann Ehresman grew up in Indiana, but she and her husband have since moved to Virginia to be near their children and grandchildren. She became a pastor’s wife, mother of two boys, owned and managed several businesses, and has been a popular oral reader of her short stories and poetry at children’s and women’s banquets and teas.

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