Grace and the Preacher (Paperback)
Mistaken identity leads to romance, laughter, and second chances in this inspirational historical romance. At the age of twenty-three, postmistress Grace Cristler has all but given up hope of finding a husband among the narrowing group of eligible men in her town of Fairland, Kansas. But when her uncle decides to retire from the pulpit, Grace is responsible for corresponding with the new preacher set to take his place. She can't deny the affection growing in her heart for Reverend Rufus Dille--a man she deeply admires but has only met through his letters. Theophil Garrison is on the run from his past. Ten years ago his outlaw cousins convinced him to take part in a train robbery, but Theo fled the scene, leaving his cousins to face imprisonment. Now they've finished their sentences, but the plan for vengeance has just begun. Branded a coward and running for his life, Theo has aa chance encounter that could provide him with the escape he needs. But the young man's desperate con might come at an enormous price for the tenderhearted Grace--and the entire town. Will Grace's undeserved affection and God's mercy make something beautiful from the ashes of Theo's past?
About the Author
KIM VOGEL SAWYER is a highly acclaimed, best-selling author with more than one million books in print, in several different languages. Her titles have earned numerous accolades, including the ACFW Carol Award, the Inspirational Reader's Choice Award, and the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence. Kim lives in central Kansas with her retired military husband Don, where she continues to write gentle stories of hope. She enjoys spending time with her three daughters and grandchildren.