When it was
first published in 1979, this novel introduced inspirational fiction to people
hungry for well-told stories based on Christian values. Since then, over a
million copies have been sold, and it has been made into a popular Hallmark
movie. Generations of fans have laughed and cried over this story of Marty and
Clark, two grieving people thrown together by necessity who find unexpected
love as they work together as a family.
She ventured west with the man she loved, but in one day
her whole world had crumbled around her.
Nineteen-year-old Marty Claridge starts west with her
adventurous, boyish husband, Clem, seeking to claim land and hoping for good
fortune. But when the venture turns suddenly to tragedy, Marty is left alone
with her great loss. Coupled with her grief and heartache is the grim reality
that there is no way to return home.
Clark Davis and his little girl, Missie, are also in great need. Clark’s
wife has died, leaving him to care for Missie and the farm at the same time.
His offer to Marty comes with good intention, but will courage and faith be
enough to bring them to true love? Download and start listening now!