Author: Kathleen Rouser

Category: Christian Fiction

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She’s an heiress hiding a tumultuous past. He’s a reverend desperate to atone for his failures. Abandoned by her family, Sophie Biddle has been on the run with a child in tow. At last, she's found a safe life in Stone Creek, Michigan, teaching piano. But when a kind, yet meddling and handsome, minister walks into her life seeking to help, Sophie is caught off guard and wary. When her secrets threaten to be exposed, will she be able to trust the reverend, and more importantly, God?After failing his former flock, Reverend Ian McCormick is determined to start anew in Stone Creek, and he's been working harder than ever to forget his mistakes and prove himself to his new congregation—and to God. But when he meets a young woman seeking acceptance and respect, despite the rumors swirling about her sordid past, Ian finds himself pulled in two directions. If he shows concern for Sophie's plight, he could risk everything—including his position as pastor of Stone Creek Community Church. Will the scandals of their pasts bind them together or drive them apart forever?

About the Author Kathleen Rouser has loved making up stories since she was a little girl and wanted to be a writer before she could read. She desires to create characters, who resonate with readers and realize the need for a transforming Savior in their everyday lives. Previously a homeschool mom, she more recently has been a college student and is sometimes a mild-mannered dental assistant by day. Along with her sassy tail-less cat, she lives in the Midwest with her hero and husband of 33 years, who not only listens to her stories, but also cooks for her. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition. Review Praise for Rumors and Promises: Kathleen Rouser will entice book lovers with descriptive detail and an engrossing storyline full of drama, hints of humor, and plenty of romance in Rumors and Promises. They will also enjoy the Bible verses sprinkled throughout and the message of hope and redemption told in a non-preachy manner. An all-around delightful read that I highly recommend!~ Sharlene MacLarenAuthor of 16 faith-based, bestselling novelsincluding the Tennessee Dreams series Set in 1900 in a fictional Michigan town, Rumors and Promises is a tender story of two people whose love is tested against difficult and trying circumstances. Author Kathleen Rouser takes the reader on a journey of betrayal and loss and rumors determined to ruin the best of reputations.~ Jill Eileen SmithCBA best-selling author of The Crimson Cordand The Wives of King David seriesRumors and Promises is a poignant story of God's mercy and unconditional love. Kudos to Ms. Rouser for crafting a touching and thought-provoking tale of forgiveness in all its forms.~ Marianne EvansAward-winning author of Devotion Rumors and Promises is a charming story of faith and trust, mistakes and redemption, of learning how not to run away from truth even when it's nearly too painful to face. Set in 1900 Michigan, the historical setting comes alive under the wonderful imagery penned by Kathleen Rouser. Ultimately this is an unforgettable love story with an exciting finish--a highly enjoyable read that will refresh your faith in God and in others.~ Maureen LangAward-winning author of Whisper on the Wind  --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.