Samson has a gift for unique, thought- and faith-provoking storylines, and this novel is no exception. Stellar characters and profound spiritual truths resonate on every page. The timeline is quite jumpy and occasionally confusing, but overall this is a book to savor.

Mary-Margaret Fischer has traveled a tumultuous road through life. From her preparation to become a religious sister on a remote island in the Chesapeake Bay to her time as a medical missions sister in Swaziland to her long friendship and love relationship with Jude Keller, the lighthouse keeper's son, Mary-Margaret's rich life is full of faith, surprises and abiding love. (THOMAS NELSON, Mar., 320 pp., $14.99)
Reviewed by: 
Melissa Parcel