Sweet short story set in 1887 Illinois (Christian Historical Fiction).
Katie's family is in debt and going to lose their farm. Her father is determined to provide for her, Oma and her brother and has great love for them. She learns that honey and products made from beeswax can bring in good income, and might be what they need. But she gets stung and is afraid of the bees. A great story of love and caring for each other when times are tough as well as easy, for how would we get through alone? Through tragedy and triumph, these people stick together - a three-strand cord is stronger than one. Pushing through your fears, being strong, because you have to. But it's easier when you have people who love you. Love that cover!
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From the Publisher:
Katie Tucker—afraid of her own shadow—is now in charge of her family’s future.
A tragic barn fire takes Katie’s father leaving her with a debt she can’t pay. Forced into a provider role for her brother and grandmother, she must overcome her shyness and find a way to save the farm.
Pete Dent has pined for Katie a long time, but he can’t even get a smile from her. He’s given up on settling down and ready to ride out of town. When lightning strikes the Tucker’s barn, he offers to help Katie with the farm and hopes to win her heart.
Will Katie overcome her shyness and learn to trust Pete, a man with no family?
The Honey Bride is a sweet Christian historical novella is set in Trenton, Illinois in the late 1800s. If you like memorable characters, lighthearted humor, and wholesome spiritual messages, then you'll love Diana Lesire Brandmeyer's powerful tale.