From the Back Cover:
A Kennebrae keeps his word...
But Grandfather made the promise, and Eli Kennebrae is expected to carry it out. And maybe Grandfather got lucky with Eli's brother's brides, but there is no way Eli is going to participate in an arranged marriage...or is he?
Josie Zahn has admired Eli from a distance for years, but he hardly knows she exists other than as just "one of the Zahn girls." If only she could get his attention...When Father announces her older sister Clarice's engagement to Eli, both girls are crushed. Is there no way out of this nightmare?
Deception, intrigue, and danger make life miserable for the Zahns and the Kennebraes as they learn that Divine engineering is far better than human manipulation.
The Key Verse:
Psalm 139:16 ‘Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.’
An Excerpt from the book:
“I forgot to mention the conditions.”
Eli’s collar tightened.
“You can have the Bethany, and I’ll foot all the bills to convert her, but you have to agree to marry Radcliffe Zahn’s daughter before winter.” The cane back of Grandfather’s chair creaked a bit as he leaned into it and propped his elbows on the arms. He steepled his fingers under his chin and smiled complacently.
Eli met his stare, his mind racing. “And if I refuse?”
“No ship, and no funding.”
He squeezed his eyes shut and clamped his lips tight. How like his grandfather to connive and manipulate to get his way. Stubborn old fool.
“Why? Why can’t you be happy with the way things turned out for Jonathan and Noah and leave me alone?”
“I gave Zahn my word months ago that a wedding would take place. And when a Kennebrae gives his word, he keeps it.”
“But you’re not keeping it. You’re expecting me to keep it.”
About the Author:
ERICA VETSCH is married to Peter and keeps the company books for the family lumber business. A home-school mom to Heather and James, Erica loves history, romance, and storytelling. Her ideal vacation is taking her family to out-of-the-way history museums and chatting to curators about local history. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Calvary Bible College in Secondary Education: Social Studies. You can find her on the web at http://www.onthewritepath.blogspot.com/
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