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Chosen Daughters Series

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SKU:
9781596380264 / 9780875526423 / 9781596380615 / 9780875526416 / 9781596381582
Publisher:
Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing
Pages:
1074
Binding:
Paperback


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Product Description

The Chosen Daughters Series highlights the lives of ordinary women who by God’s grace accomplish extraordinary things.

Dr. Oma: The Healing Wisdom of Countess Juliana von Stolberg

Juliana von Stolberg (1506 – 1580) the Queen Mother of the Netherlands, is cherished by the Dutch people as a wise and gifted healer. Juliana gains an able apprentice when her granddaughter Maria comes to live with her. Will Maria learn to trust her fears to God while her father, the courageous William of Orange, fights to free Holland from Spanish rule? Will one woman’s belief save the Netherlands and change the world?

Author  Ethel Herr is a writer, teacher, historian, and author of the Reformation fiction books know as the Seekers Series.

Against the Tide: The Valor of Margaret Wilson

Seventeenth-century Scotland was a place of cruel intolerance for the Covenanters, a people bound together by their loyal faith. A young, earnest Covenanter, Margaret Wilson, finds her pledged loyalty to Christ and His covenant in opposition to King Charles II’s demand for her absolute obedience. Will Margaret choose to defy the authorities? Or will devotion to her family, love for her sweetheart, and hopes for her future happiness rule her heart?

Author  Hope Irvin Marston was the founder of the Black River Valley Writers Club and the founder and director of the North Country Children's Writers and Illustrators Workshop. She has taught creative writing workshops at Jefferson Community College and the Jefferson-Lewis Teacher Center for many years. She has also been on staff at Christian Writers Conferences at Hephzibah Heights (MA), Montrose Bible Conference (PA), and a St. Davids Christian Writers Conference at Beaver Falls, Pa. Hope is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and a book reviewer for Church Libraries.

A Cup of Cold Water: The Compassion of Nurse Edith Cavell

“The secret password is yorc,” the princess whispered. Edith longed for her girlhood in England, when her secrets had been kept safe by her dog Reddie. But now in God’s timing, Edith is director of a nursing school in Belgium. Caught in the turmoil of World War I, Edith finds herself surrounded by enemy spies. As a nurse protected by the Red Cross, will Edith turn her back on the allied soldiers who desperately need her help?

Author  Christine Farenhorst is a contributing writer for Christian Renewal and the author of The Great Escape. Among her books are two collections of short stories, Suffer Annie Spence and The Letter Child, and a novel, Before My Mother’s Womb.

Wings like a Dove: The Courage of Queen Jeanne d'Albret

Jeanne d’Albret, born in 1528, is the only daughter of the King and Queen of Navarre. Standing with her beloved Huguenots, Jeanne steps onto the battlefield of history during the tumultuous years of the Reformation (1517–1559). As deadly political events swirl around her tiny Kingdom of Navarre, Queen Jeanne is forced to choose: Will she hide the fleeing Huguenots under the very nose of Catherine de Medicis’s henchmen or save her own life?

Author  Christine Farenhorst is a contributing writer for Christian Renewal and the author of The Great Escape. Among her books are two collections of short stories, Suffer Annie Spence and The Letter Child, and a novel, Before My Mother’s Womb.

Weight of a Flame: The Passion of Olympia Morata

Psalm-Singer, Passionate Teacher, Pilgrim Adventurer “My daughter Olympia is my finest student!” Olympia Morata (1526–1555) is a girl far ahead of her time. A quick tongue and a ready pen are her mind’s tools to record her vivid thoughts, poetry, songs, and opinions. Appointed tutor to Duchess Renée’s children, her future is bright—when suddenly, evil rumors turn her world upside-down. In the midst of it all a young doctor comes courting. Will their love survive the danger waiting on the other side of the Alps?

Author  Simonetta Carr, mother of eight and homeschool educator for twenty years, has worked as a freelance journalist and a translator of Christian works into Italian. She is the author of the series Christian Biographies for Young Readers.

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