INTRIGUE, ROMANCE AND THE LOVE OF GOD – AUTHOR OF THE SISTERS OF ROSEFIELD, EMMA EASTER, INTRODUCES A NEW SET OF FLAWED AND LOVEABLE CHARACTERS IN THE DESTINY SERIES.
Twenty-five-year-old Rachel, nearing the end of her pregnancy, makes an urgent dash to flee her polygamist husband Mike Caldwell and his embittered first spouse Olivia. Pregnant with her first child, a product of her troubled forced spiritual union with Mike, Rachel knows if she doesn’t escape her unholy relationship both her and her child will never be free.
She has been unable to accept this way of life and feels it is not right for her to act as a barrier to Mike and Olivia and the sanctity of their marriage. Her escape plan fails, due to Fallow Creek, the polygamy commune she lives in, employing a security detail of young men who guard against escape.
With help from the unmarried pastor Keith Thorn, of nearby town Destiny, they are reminded that with faith, love and trust in God’s plan they can achieve anything.
A Place called Destiny will tug at your heart. Rachel, a new mother forced to be the second wife in a polygamist community in Fallow Creek tries to escape but to no avail. The author does an excellent job of portraying Rachel's frustration, her sense of helplessness, and her ability to endure the situation.
With the help of a young pastor, Keith, in the town of Destiny, she finally realizes that what she believes in her heart is true. To follow God, she must make a heartbreaking decision.
Rachel learns to truly love, deepen her faith and trust God even when his plans don't always make sense.
A wonderful read. I can't wait for the next installment.
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