By Kim Vogel Sawyer
Ostracized by way of her tribe due to her white father, Lizzie Dawson lives by myself within the mountains of Alaska, practising the methods of her humans whilst she is living within the small cabin her father equipped for her mom. She goals of reconciling along with her grandparents to satisfy her mother's death request, yet she has no longer but stumbled on the way to bridge the distance that separate her from her tribe.Clay Selby has constantly desired to be like his father, a missionary who holds an outstanding love for the local humans and has introduced many to God. Clay and his stepsister, Vivian, arrive in Alaska to establish a church and college one of the Athbascan humans. Clay is completely serious about this goal...until he meets a tender, self sustaining Indian girl with the main outstanding blue eyes he is ever seen.But Lizzie is obviously no longer a part of the tribe, and befriending her may need dire results for his venture. Will Clay be compelled to select from his wish to minister to the natives and the quiet nudging of his center?
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Sneaky, almost. ” She glanced around, as if seeking other natives in the bushes. ” Clay shook his head. ” He slipped to one knee and allowed the box on his back to slide free. Bits of dry leaves drifted upward, making him sneeze. Vivian frowned as he plucked the carpetbag from the accordion’s case and placed the instrument inside. “You aren’t going to keep playing? ” At Vivian’s request, he’d played the accordion since they left the canoe. He wasn’t sure he appreciated being asked to use his music to scare away wild animals, but it had given his uneasy stepsister a measure of assurance.
He grit his teeth, releasing a little growl. ” He faced her again, his expression softening. The gentleness in his eyes reminded her of her stepfather. “But I was wrong to expect you to give all.
The soft crunch-crunch of the moose’s teeth on the pin cherry’s tender tips joined the wind’s whisper in the aspens—a delicate melody. Silvery bands of light crept between branches, gilding the moose’s tawny hump. It was a young moose. No evidence of fights marred its hide. She’d seen the damage the animals caused one another with their sharp, slashing hooves and antlers. . Lizzie’s heart skipped a beat. Surely this moose had come to her as an offering! Let the dogs stay sleeping. The wish winged from her heart as she tiptoed to the corner where her bow and arrows waited.
A Whisper of Peace by Kim Vogel Sawyer