It's bittersweet to come
to the final book in Kingsbury's Baxter family series. The characters almost feel like real people, and it's difficult to let them go. Her concluding installment is filled with spiritual insight and a moving, fitting ending. The theme of redemption is evident throughout the touching prose.
John and Elaine prepare to get married, but that means selling the beloved Baxter home. Each one of these family members and close friends must rely on their ties to each other and on their strong faith to see them through these tumultuous changes. (TYNDALE, Oct., 328 pp., $13.99)