Two-time Christy Award winner Lynn Austin is hailed for her inspiring historical novels. As in Candle in the Darkness Austin transports us back to the turbulence of the Civil War.Julia, a wealthy Philadelphia socialite is forced to overcome great obstacles and look for deeper meaning in her life when her intended describes her as shallow. Despite social restrictions on single women, she pursues a vocation as a battlefield nurse. Julia finds a kindred spirit in Phoebe, a West Virginia farm girl who dresses in men's clothing in order to be a soldier. Strength of character, determination, and faith foster their transformation into womanhood.
Winner of Library Journal's Best Christian Fiction Award for 2003, this novel portrays wholesome values. Christina Moore gives a warm narration of this well-crafted story.
"Refreshing, atypical heroines in absorbing parallel plots." (Library Journal)
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