In Westerville, Ohio, 1855, Kate Winter’s dreams are almost
within reach. As the first woman to graduate from Otterbein College,
she’ll be guaranteed her deepest wish: escape from the dark secret
haunting her family. But with her mother determined to marry her off to a
wealthy man, Kate must face reality. She has to run. Now. And she has
the perfect plan. Join the upcoming musical performance — and use it to
mask her flight. 

Ben Hanby, Otterbein College’s musical genius,
sees Kate Winter as an enigmatic creature, notable for her beauty, yet
painfully shy. Then he hears her sing — and the glory of her voice moves
him as never before. He determines to cast her in his musical and
uncover the mystery that is Kate. Still, he must keep his own secret to
himself. Not even this intriguing woman can know that his passionate
faith is driving him to aid fugitives on the Underground Railroad.

terrifying accident brings Kate and Ben together, but threatens to
shatter both their secrets and their dreams. Kate can no longer deny the
need to find her courage — and her voice — if she’s to sing a new song for
their future

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Rosslyn Elliott writes inspirational historical novels about ordinary people of faith who find extraordinary strength in hard times. Her debut novel, Fairer than Morning, begins a trilogy called The Saddler's Legacy. She's the proud mom of a second-grader, and wife to a creative and talented salesman. In 2006, she finished my doctoral work in nineteenth-century American literature.

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