2016 Readers' Favorite Bronze Winner--Christian Historical Fiction
What did bitterness look like, exactly? Kate wondered.
Did it look like tall gallows, and the bound and hooded body of her father dangling at the end of a rope?
Pennsylvania 1873: When, in the harsh world of Pennsylvania coal country, Jim Farrell is hanged for murder, his wife and three daughters must turn their beautiful home into a boarding house in order to survive. But struggling beneath the shadow of shame becomes too much for eldest daughter, Kate. She resolves to clear her father’s name in spite of her mother’s admonition to “let it go,” and convinces her sisters to help. All too soon their dangerous quest rips the family apart. Will it also cost them the men they love?