Married off at a tender age to a harsh, older widower, Lydia Gray can’t help but feel a measure of relief when an accident claims his life. What happens next, however, is a surprise to everyone: Through an unforeseen fluke, Lydia finds herself the sole recipient of her late husband’s fortune. But instead of granting her security, strife ensues as her adult stepchildren battle to regain the inheritance for themselves.
Lydia longs to wash her hands of the situation and determines to join her aunt in Alaska, putting financial decisions in the capable hands of her lawyer. The beauty and serenity of life in Sitka appeal to Lydia, as does Kjell Lindquist, the handsome owner of the local sawmill. But a new discovery in Lydia’s life forces her to rethink her future.
She is bound to her past as never before . . . but what more must she sacrifice?
Tracie Peterson is one of the best selling authors in the Christian Historical fiction genre. In her latest series Tracie has again shown her worth. I think this is possibly the finest, “edgiest” work she has written yet. If you are wanting a Christian book that still has bite to it this is THE ONE you’ll want to pick up. It might be a quick weekend read for some, but it will make a lasting impression, and you’ll remember this book for a while. It was a delightful, suspenseful and yet sobering novel. I was immediately pulled into the characters lives and thoughts. Every emotion Lydia felt i felt right alongside her. I was so tied to the characters that I HATED to see Dawn’s Prelude end! Whether this is the first Tracie Peterson book or you’ve been a reader of her’s for a while you will not be disappointed.