About the Book
Book: A Promise Child
Author: Kathryn Spurgeon
Genre: Inspirational historic fiction
Release Date: September 10, 2017
She can’t survive the ‘30s alone…
Sibyl Trimble does everything she can to keep her family together. Before falling in love with a handsome, penniless hobo, she lived a life of new cars, speakeasies dances, and fancy cloche hats.
Then the Great Depression hits Oklahoma. The wind blows topsoil away, hundreds of jobless men hang around town, and the economy falls apart. Even Fremont, her strong, stable husband, grows discouraged and considers leaving as they struggle to put food on the table.
When disaster strikes again, will Sibyl and Fremont move on to California or try to survive in Oklahoma? Neither option sounds promising.
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About the AuthorShe grew up on an Oklahoma farm before moving to South Korea, where she adopted two children. She and her husband, Bill, hold weekly studies in their home for international college students. They have six children and twelve grandchildren.
More from KathrynResearching and writing about the 1930s has been a blast, and although it was the economically worst decade of the last century, faith, love, and life went on. It has been fun to glimpse into that historical time and find amazing and uplifting stories. Sibyl Trimble, my grandmother and the ever up-and-down, emotional but brilliant lady, did her best to create a great family environment. Seeking God, she also studied, taught, and shared about Christ in the midst of heartaches. Based on a true story, I hope this tale will inspire, uplift, and bring a touch of nostalgia to your day. The strength and courage Sibyl revealed can encourage us all and I am honored to share her tale with you.
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A Promise Child is an inspiring story. It is the second installment from Kathryn Spurgeon’s series, The Promise. I read the first book, A Promise to Break, and loved it. This one does not disappoint. I adored Sibyl from the start. I felt like I had a connection to her. It was interesting to find out that this story was based on true events. I admired Sibyl’s strength, courage and bravery. She had to learn how to cope through some difficult times in her life. Such an inspiration.
I am giving A Promise Child five plus stars. I would love for this series to have a third addition to it. I love how Kathryn Spurgeon uses her talent to bring faith filled and wonderful stories to life. I can not wait to find out where her imagination will take her readers to next. She has earned herself a new fan here.