What Momma left behind when she died, was a reputation for looking out for the orphans that influenza and typhoid had left as it ravaged the fictional Appalachian community of Sourwood, Tennessee, and two unambitious sons, and a very ambitious daughter, Worie Dressar. The year is 1877 and Worie is 17 years old. How can Worie possibly figure out how to find the resources to take care of all those who depend upon her. "Seldom does a story move me to tears and encourage me to examine my life. Highly recommended."--DiAnn Mill. "Cindy's special talent is in telling about life the way it is--hard parts and all--while preserving the beauty and wonder of love shining through even the darkest night."--Sarah Loudin Thomas. The author, Cindy K. Sproles, is the cofounder of Christian Devotions Ministries and a popular speaker. She directs the Asheville Christian Writers Conference and is the editor of SunRise Devotionals. She lives in the mountains of East Tennessee.
Grand Rapids, Michigan: Revell, 2020. 256 pages. Trade paperback.