TO LOVE ANEW
Leon takes us on a terrific journey, graphically detailing the depths of inhumanity and the height of God's grace. The first book in the Sydney Cove series is set in historic London, and it's fresh and filled with vivid characters and tender moments. Readers will greatly anticipate the next installment.
Both Hannah and John find themselves aboard the vessel that will take them to Australia to serve out their sentences. As they endure the deplorable conditions, John becomes Hannah's protector. Fearful of what lies ahead, Hannah declines John's advances. Can faith and love flourish in the shadow of bondage? (REVELL, Aug., 304 pp., $12.99)