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Sophie Dawson has been making up stories in her head ever since she was a child. She lives with her husband on the family farm in Illinois. Two grown sons, a daughter-in-law and granddaughter round out her immediate family.

Sophie does all kinds of needlework and was a professional machine quilter in the past. She loves to travel, read, garden and now write.

In her books, Sophie shares the wisdom God has taught her in stories of faithful living. Her hope is to demonstrate how acting and reacting the way the Bible teaches can bring a positive impact on her readers.

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Sophie Dawson Laundry Lady's Love is in the edit stage right now. It's the first book in my Stones Creek Series spinoff: Ladies of Sanctuary House. It's set for…moreLaundry Lady's Love is in the edit stage right now. It's the first book in my Stones Creek Series spinoff: Ladies of Sanctuary House. It's set for release August 20, 2017.(less)
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Healing Love (Cottonwood, #1)

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Leah's Peace (Stones Creek,...

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Giving Love (Cottonwood, #3)

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Lord's Love (Cottonwood, #2)

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Cottonwood

Cottonwood, Iowa in the 1870's is the setting for the series of three books. The first is Healing Love which is already available in print, large print and Kindle at Amazon as well as other formats at Smashwords.com. It should be showing up in online bookstores soon in both paperback and ebook formats.

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Description: Cottonwood, Iowa 1875 Lydia Walcott is on the run. With a broken arm and a wounded spirit she is escaping the hands of her cruel brother and the marriage he has arranged. She's running to the unknown, praying God will lead her steps. Seeking shelter from an ice storm in a livery stable, Lydia goes to sleep hoping that in this small town of Cottonwood, Iowa she’ll find a job, a place to live, friends, and a future. Dr. Sterling Graham, having just delivered a baby, rides back to town over ice covered roads. He's confident and secure in the knowledge that he is loved and respected by the people of the Cottonwood. Exhausted from the long night, he decides to sleep on the cot in the livery. Sterling’s reputation and career, along with Lydia’s hope for a new life, are put in jeopardy when gossips spread the news that, "Doc spent the night in the stable with a woman." The story grows as ‘facts’ are added. Without money to travel on west, Lydia feels trapped by her sense of responsibility for the doctor’s good name. Even with his practice at risk, Sterling’s compassion for the young woman whose physical wounds he treated stirs his heart. Something needs to be decided that will repair the damage to Sterling’s career and give Lydia the home and safety she needs. The unwelcome solution is that they marry. How do they learn about each other and mesh two lives into a successful marriage which honors God, while coping with issues of trust, pride, epidemic and injury, along with the fear that Lydia’s brother will find her?

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Sophie MaryJo wrote: "hello Sophie, how was the bazaar event on Saturday?

reading your comment above about placing "tags and likes," addresses a dilemna I have. I am ever exploring ways to get my mysteries known to t..."


Did well. Better than I thought once I added up the $$. I was very pleased. Thanks for asking.

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MaryJo Dawson hello Sophie, how was the bazaar event on Saturday?

reading your comment above about placing "tags and likes," addresses a dilemna I have. I am ever exploring ways to get my mysteries known to the pubic that I'm certain would enjoy them, but I am not a facebook person and reluctant to start that. slowly a couple of individuals at a time, and through a few other venues, that is happening.
hope your holiday season is joyous!


MaryJo Dawson Sophie, I really enjoyed your personal note and reply to my take on Healing Love yesterday. it is good to be able to share honestly, yes?
blessings to you and yours.


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