Three friends who grew up in the same orphanage head off to college together, but as tensions rise around the world on the brink of World War I, the friends' differing aspirations and opinions begin to divide them.
Kim Vogel Sawyer crafts works that stir the spirit. Set in the late 19th century, Song of My Heart features Sadie Wagner, a caring young woman who leaves home to work in Goldtree, Kansas, after her stepfather falls ill. Sadie hopes to exercise her God-given singing talent at Goldtree's opera house. But at the venue she's expected to belt out songs that are decidedly bawdy, leading forthright sheriff Thad McKane to question the purity of her nature....
With their eldest son about to be drafted into military service, Reinhardt and Lillian Vogt decide to immigrate to America with their three sons and Reinhardt's adopted brother. After tragedy strikes during the voyage, their hopeful dreams turn to dust. Can they maintain the faith of their fathers in a new land?
Seventeen years after being separated from her brother and sister when they were adopted by different families in Missouri, Maelle, the orphaned daughter of Irish immigrants, continues to search for her family.
With her trademark realistic characters, rich historical settings, and strong redemptive storytelling, Kim Vogel Sawyer weaves a tale of a young woman looking for a fresh start--and finding a remarkable love--
Clay Selby works as missionary to the Indians of Alaska in 1898, but after meeting Lizzie Dawson, a beautiful girl who has been ostacized from her tribe becuase of her white father, Clay worries that befriending her will ruin his mission.
Set in World War II New York, Sweet Sanctuary introduces Lydia Eldridge, her young son Nicky, and Dr. Micah Hatcher, a man from Lydia's past. Lydia is desperate to protect Nicky from his drug-addicted father. Leaning on Micah, who's hiding secrets of his own, they are seeking refuge and safety -- for themselves, for Nicky, and for those around them. But will they ever find it?
Struggling to keep the Brambleville Asylum for the Poor running, Christina Willems turns to reclusive mill owner Levi Jonnson to take in a young blind boy named Tommy Kilgore. When an old adversary challenges Christina, will she find an unlikely ally --or more-- in the aloof Levi? Can Levi reconcile with the rejection that led to his hermit-like existence and open his heart and life to something more, especially a relationship with a loving God?
Trina Muller is passionate about helping animals, but when she makes plans to attend college and earn a degree in veterinary medicine, her parents and prospective husband express their disapproval about her intentions.
Kim Vogel Sawyer pens an inspiring debut novel whose unforgettable characters resonate with emotional intensity and compelling authenticity. Suddenly all alone in 1894 Kansas, Summer Steadman can't find the employment she needs to settle near the fresh graves of her husband and four children. Bitter against the Lord and refusing to eat, she collapses in despair. Remembering his own painful loss, godly widower Peter Ollenbuger offers her food and shelter...
As Thomas Ollenburger finishes college, he must decide whether to return to his family in Kansas or stay in Boston, where he went to school, a choice that is complicated by the fact that each place holds a girl that he is interested in.
In A Promise for Spring by ACF Book of the Year novelist Kim Vogel Sawyer, Geoffrey Garrett leaves his 17- year-old fiancEe in England while he establishes his Kansas ranch and builds her a proper house. But when he sends for her five years later in 1874, it's clear her feelings have changed far more than his. Despite his desire to marry and her wish to leave, they forge a compromise. If she remains as the ranch's housekeeper until spring, he will...
Sweet Contemporary Story Set in an Old Order Mennonite Community Amy Knackstedt moves with her children to Weaverly, Kansas, to escape the speculation surrounding her husband's untimely death. She hopes the new location will provide a fresh start for them all. But her neighbor, Tim Roper, is not pleased to have a Mennonite family living next to his apple orchard. When the children try to befriend him, he resists. Tim left the Mennonite faith years...
A Home in Drayton Valley is a tale of keeping the faith in the face of great uncertainty. In 1880, Tarsie Raines is traveling from New York to Kansas with the Brubachers: Joss, Mary, and their two children. Along the way, tragedy strikes, leaving Tarsie and Joss alone to face an unthinkable crisis - and only God's love to guide them forward.
Bringing to life the interworkings of a 1906 chocolate factory and one young crusader's passionate vision to see child workers free of factory work, this historical Christian Romance has a lot of heart and soul--
As Alexa Zimmerman tries to win over the members of her Kanasas Old Order Mennonite community, a Chicago reporter with unknown motivation becomes a long-term guest at her bed and breakfast and a cousin arrives with a secret related to Alexa's own.