Landon and Kelley recreate the Depression era so vividly that scenes and people leap off the pages. [Jack's] innocence is heartwarming, and the evil of other characters is clearly felt. Readers
will enjoy this trip back in time. --Romantic Times Book Reviews, October 2009
From the Back Cover
From the creator/director of the Love Comes Softly film series-- a story both bittersweet and heartwarming of a mother and her son...and of his unusual gift The decade of the 'thirties was a time of enormous uncertainty--for the world, for America, and in particular for one lonely, struggling mother and her disabled son. Their story is one of unyielding love and incredible sacrifices in the face of circumstances beyond belief. But then The Gift appears...where has it come from, and why? How can a young boy who cannot communicate provide comfort and direction to seekers who learn of the special ability? Whatever the source, its presence brings a single shaft of light and hope to Mary and her beloved son, Jack....Will it be enough? A novel filled with passion, with yearning...and with hope --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.