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they Called Us Love

It is the story of April Holden and how she helped the street children (mainly boys) of Africa. She gave her life to Jesus at the age of seven and knew from then on that she would be a missionary and help people. April had health issues from the beginning, but nothing held her back.

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Lowlands of Scotland Series

Rich in historical detail, this fiction series set in the late 1700s in Galloway on the southwest coast of Scotland gives a satisfyingly long, immersive read. Loosely based on the story of Jacob and Esau in the Old Testament, the first three volumes follow the story of Jamie McKie as he tricks his brother of his inheritance, flees to his uncle’s farm, marries, and eventually returns home. The fourth volume happens some years later and revolves around the experiences of his now nearly grown children, particularly his daughter Davina, a locally well-known fiddler.

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The Plum Blooms in Winter

World War 2 is raging, and the common people of Japan are struggling to make ends meet in this heart-wrenching tale from both a hero and the woman who would rather see him dead. Gritty real experiences, emotions, and the lives of a time gone by make Thompson’s book an excellent read.

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Unbroken Spirit

In her grandparent’s country home, trying to piece back together her shattered life, Nina Anderson instead finds herself caught up in a whirlwind of what seems like a dream, but can only be reality. When her past suddenly appears, and a dream shatters in her arms, she’s faced to confront herself, and God, to make it through.

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