In a new novel from
award-winning author Walt Larimore, a loving rural family struggles to survive
tragedy and cope with the invasion of modern ways in the 1920s.
In the Great Smoky Mountains wilderness in 1925, Nathan and
Callie Randolph, with their five unique daughters, struggle to maintain their
farm, forests, family, and faith against a menacing business and an evil
company manager trying to pilfer their land and clear cut their forest.
As loggers invade the mountains, death touches the family,
and hardship and loss confront them again and again; fifteen-year-old Abbie
Randolph becomes mother to her sisters and leans on her faith to guide her
through the emotional wilderness of changing times. With the march of the
industrial age, the roaring twenties, Prohibition, the increasing momentum for
national parks, and the onslaught of a modern world, the traditional life and
ways of the mountaineers were about to change forever.
Featuring a cast of colorful characters, including
independent and earnest mountain families, a murderous lumber company manager,
Cherokee Indians, a band of gypsies, desperados, lumbermen, moonshiners, a
world-famous writer, and Civil War heroes, Hazel
Creek reveals a gripping struggle of good and evil during an eruption of
A beloved family physician, Walt Larimore is the perfect
author for this novel of love, loss, and injury that illuminates the enduring
power of faith. Download and start listening now!