The novella, Bending Toward the Sun by Mona Hodgson, tells the story of Emilie as she is trying to find her way in the world.
She lives alone with her father after her mother’s death. She has been assisting her father with running their general store in town. Her father thinks sending her to school will bring her a better life, but her heart’s desire is only to stay near her friends and the people she loves!
The plot thickens when Quaid McFarland returns to town. This young man who returns from war looks much different from the boy Emilie knew before. Her heart is drawn to this young man; unfortunately, her father has a prejudice against Quaid’s Irish roots.
Emilie heart is torn between love for her father and a growing feeling for Quaid. Take a journey as Emilie and Quaid learn about waiting on God’s timing in life!