Cathy Gohlke is the two-time Christy Award–winning author of the critically acclaimed novels PROMISE ME THIS, WILLIAM HENRY IS A FINE NAME, and I HAVE SEEN HIM IN THE WATCHFIRES, which also won the American Christian Fiction Writers' Book of the Year Award and was listed by Library Journal as one of the Best Books of 2008.
Cathy has worked as a school librarian, drama director, and director of children's and education ministries. When not traipsing the hills and dales of historic sites, she, her husband, and their dog, Reilly, make their home on the banks of the Laurel Run in Elkton, Maryland. Visit her website at www.cathygohlke.com.
Maureen O'Reilly comes to America looking for a better life. After surviving the journey and the trip through Ellis Island, she learns that her benefactor has died. His family turns her away, and she finds herself alone in New York City. When she gets a job in a Manhattan department store, she begins to think her troubles are over. But as other women from the store start to disappear mysteriously, Maureen must stand together with her new band of sisters and let God show them the way.
Michael Dunnagan was never supposed to sail on the Titanic, nor would he have survived if not for the courage of Owen Allen. Determined to carry out his promise to care for Owen’s relatives in America and his younger sister, Annie, in England, Michael works hard to strengthen the family’s New Jersey garden and landscaping business.
In our latest monthly contest, five readers will win a copy of Meg Moseley's new novel, A STILLNESS OF CHIMES, which poses this question: What if the echoes of past heartaches uncovered an unknown sacrifice that changes everything? The deadline for entries is Monday, April 21st at noon ET.