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Suffer the Little Children (Angel of Mercy #5)
Continuing with the adventures of Old West heroine Breanna Baylor, book five of the Angel of Mercy series finds Breanna once again facing danger and reaching out to those in need of love...and Christ. After accidentally learning of a planned assassination attempt on the life of President Ulysses S. Grant, Breanna risks her own safety to protect the country's leader. Afterw ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published April 14th 1997 by Multnomah
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This writer chose subjects of interest and this one didn't disappoint. The story involved young children who's parents coming to America and not finding work to support or died of illness and the children becomes orphans of the street. With the hundred of young children sleeping in alleys and other unsafe places in the city gave rise to "Orphan trains" which carried these young people out west where they were adopted by families in some situations it meant separating children in the same family. ...more
Although I thought it was a book about the orphan trains that took children from New York out west to be adopted by farmers and ranchers, a lot of it was also about a plot to assassinate President Ulysses S. Grant and the woman who saved his life and received a commendation before congress. And also a lot about the wild west and the shooting of outlaws. And then there was the religious element of "being saved". It did give some vivid descriptions of taking the street children from New York by tr ...more
Al Lacy has written more than ninety novels, including the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series. He and his wife, JoAnna Lacy, are coauthors of the Mail Order Bride, Hannah of Fort Bridger, and Shadow of Liberty series. The Lacys make their home in the Colorado Rockies.More about Al Lacy
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