Cathy Liggett's latest book is a departure from her romance novels, but it's one that stems from an actual experience in her own life. Several years ago, Liggett traveled to South Africa on a short-term mission trip with Jennifer Davis, the founder of a nonprofit called Beaded Hope, which helps support South African women by selling their beadwork in the United States. The women and their work inspired Liggett to write this fictionalized account of the inception of the organization.
The book opens with glimpses into the everyday lives of three women, and the teenage daughter of one of the women, who live in Ohio. Each is facing a con