Biography

Murray Pura

Murray Pura earned his Master of Divinity degree from Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, and his ThM degree in theology and interdisciplinary studies from Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more than 25 years, in addition to his writing, he has pastored churches in Nova Scotia, British Columbia, and Alberta. Murray’s writings have been shortlisted for the Dartmouth Book Award, the John Spencer Hill Literary Award, the Paraclete Fiction Award, and Toronto's Kobzar Literary Award. His novels for Harvest House include FACE OF HEAVEN, THE WINGS OF MORNING and ASHTON PARK. Murray pastors and writes in southern Alberta near the Rocky Mountains. He and his wife, Linda, have a son and a daughter.

Murray Pura

Books by Murray Pura

by Murray Pura - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

In this stunning conclusion to The Danforths of Lancashire saga, Lord Preston and his family are gathered in London in the late 1930s for what turns out to be a homecoming. But looming ahead is the summer and fall of 1940 when both the Battle of Britain and the Blitz will occur. Though the family is blissfully unaware of this soon-to-be reality, Lord Preston, privy to top secret info in his position in the government, has grave concerns; the gravest he's ever had, that England will be invaded.

by Murray Pura - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Holiday

After tragedy strikes the family of young Rebecca Shrock, her friend Tabitha does all she can to help. But things get complicated when Rebecca's brother, Levi, returns from combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. When an unexpected turn of events sets things right, miracles happen to the Amish community of Paradise.

by Murray Pura - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

For fans of the hugely popular Downton Abbey television series and lovers of British historical sagas, award-winning author Murray Pura continues the enthralling story of the Danforths of Lancashire. The second book in the series (following ASHTON PARK) transports the reader back in time to 1924 as Sir William---recently named Lord Preston---celebrates his sixtieth birthday at the Danforth summer home in Dover.

by Murray Pura - Christian, Christian Living, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality

Pastor, writer and avid outdoorsman Murray Pura weaves his real-life adventures with spiritual inspiration and life lessons, capturing the majestic and wild creation that God has set before us all. From animal encounters to wildfires to raging rapids to Daniel Boone hunts and buffalo stampedes, the stories range from dramatic and suspenseful to lighthearted and whimsical. Each story is woven with spiritual lessons not easily learned from sitting in a pew.

by Murray Pura - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

Among the green hills and trees of Lancashire, only a few miles from the sea, lies the beautiful and ancient estate of Ashton Park. The year is 1916. The First World War has engulfed Europe and Sir William’s and Lady Elizabeth’s three sons are all in uniform --- and their four daughters are involved in various pursuits of the heart and soul.