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Sneak Peek of “Love’s Amazing Grace”

Excerpt from Love’s Amazing Grace,  a story set during World War II and the Battle of Midway.  Why did the oldest Larue sibling run away to war?

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“Hello, Dol!” Frank’s voice held an edge. “Know you’re busy. Have some bad news.”

“What’s wrong? Everything okay? It’s been months since I’ve heard from you.”on phone

“Sorry I haven’t kept in better touch. Been tracking down clues to Guy’s whereabouts since I was there last year….  I think I might have found Guy. Maybe you’d better sit down.”

She caught her breath and pulled a chair close to lean on. “Go on.”

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Love’s Amazing Grace: The Reunion -Excerpt

Seven  abandoned children had to separate to find their own way in life. Fourteen years later, when they try to put the family back together, it was harder than they imagined. Through hope, prayer, and determination, a sweet reunion will be found. Read an excerpt from the final book in the Journey Home series.

U.S.S. Yorktown on fire after bombing - wikimedia.com

U.S.S. Yorktown on fire after bombing – wikimedia.org

“Did you find out where the sailors from that ship went after the war?”

“Well, brace yourself. Here’s the bad news. The Yorktown was bombed by the Japanese only weeks before the end of the war. It sank.”

Dol gasped and collapsed into the chair. Hot coffee burned as it spilled onto her lap. “Sank?” Her voice caught in her throat. “Any survivors?”

“It appears there were some, but not….” He choked as he swallowed the last word.

Dol was silent as she gasped for air. This can’t be. God, please. Not another brother gone…if there’s any way….“Are you for certain…Guy was onboard?”

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