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North Carolina, 1890-Anticipation tempered by the uncertainty of her changing life swirl through Roxie's heightened emotions. She is leaving her home and family in the North Carolina mountains to start married life in Georgia with her new husband. Crazy in love with Will, she still feels an aching conflict as she leaves her beloved family.
Being her parents' sixth daughter with a natural inclination towards the outdoors has made Roxie the family 'tom-boy' and her Poppa's steadfast helper. As much as she desires this future with Will in their tiny cabin nestled in the north Georgia mountains, she is well aware that arriving in the dead of winter presents it's own problems. Still, overriding her joy or worries is an overwhelming homesickness.
Wearied by the dawn to dust fight to eke out a sufficient life on this tiny spot of land, Roxie and Will discover much of their strength comes from leaning on each other and Will's sizeable family. But it is the generous providence of a loving God that sustains them the most. As days and years swell into a ceaseless flow of triumphs, backward steps, tears and joys, the love that binds them together stretches again and again to allow for every rough or unforeseen bend in their journey.
A moving, inspiring novel, Roxie: Daughter of the Mountains shares the remarkable resilience of one woman's spirit.
|Publication Date||February 6, 2013|
|Primary Category||Fiction/Historical - General|