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Lynn Austin

Biography

Lynn Austin

Lynn Austin has sold more than one and a half million copies of her books worldwide. A former teacher who now writes and speaks full time, she has won eight Christy Awards for her historical fiction. One of those novels, HIDDEN PLACES, has also been made into a Hallmark Channel movie. Lynn and her husband have raised three children and make their home near Chicago, Illinois.

Books by Lynn Austin

by Lynn Austin - Christian, Christian Fiction, Christianity , Fiction, Historical , Historical Fiction, Religion

After a series of decrees to murder the Jewish people, a battle leaves Ezra's brother dead and Ezra is required by law to marry his brother's widow and procreate. Ezra, a quiet scholar and teacher who was thrust into the role of military leader, is changed by fatherhood and asks God to help him and other exiles return to Jerusalem. His prayers are answered and the exiles move to Judea to revitalize worship at the temple --- but the fight to keep God's Law is never easy. As more and more of his community are tempted, a new battle emerges...this one for the survival of God's covenant and the souls of His chosen faithful.

by Lynn Austin - Christian, Memoir, Nonfiction

With gripping honesty, Lynn Austin pens her struggles with spiritual dryness in a season of loss and unwanted change. Tracing her travels throughout Israel, Austin seamlessly weaves events and insights from the Word...and in doing so finds a renewed passion for prayer and encouragement for her spirit, now full of life and hope.

by Lynn Austin - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction

After years of watching his children and grandchildren wander from their faith, Iddo's prayers are answered: King Cyrus is allowing God's chosen people to return to Jerusalem. Jubilant, he joyfully prepares for their departure, only to learn that his family, grown comfortable in the pagan culture of Babylon, wants to remain. Zechariah, Iddo's oldest grandson, feels torn between his grandfather's ancient beliefs and the comfort and success his father enjoys in Babylon.

by Lynn Austin - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

In the aftermath of the Civil War, Josephine Weatherly and her mother, Eugenia, struggle to pick up the pieces of their lives when they return to their Virginia plantation. Josephine soon realizes that life is now a matter of daily survival --- and recognizes that Lizzie, as one of the few remaining servants, is the one she must rely on to teach her all she needs to know. Josephine's mother, too, vows to rebuild White Oak...but a bitter hatred fuels her.