Alexander's latest novel starts off slowly but quickly picks up the pace as events conspire to break McKenna by destroying her family and her sanity. Alexander has an awe-inspiring way of creating characters that brand your heart and leave you permanently connected. This story is too good to be missed!
After her home is foreclosed and the family livery burns down, McKenna Ashford and her brother Robert flee to Copper Creek to start a new life. Little does she know that upon arrival she'll be forced to bury Janie, her closest cousin, raise Janie's daughter Emma and struggle to keep her rebellious brother out of trouble.
McKenna doesn't trust Marshal Wyatt but accepts his help. As circumstances bring their worlds together she's forced to admit that she can't do it alone. In the face of another foreclosure, the threat of losing Emma and Robert going to jail, McKenna fears that she will finally be broken. Can she trust God enough to come through during her darkest moments? (THOMAS NELSON, Mar., 384 pp., $14.99)