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SNEAK PEEK: NO EYE CAN SEE by Jane Kirkpatrick

Facing challenges and loss, a community of extraordinary women fight to overcome the pain of the past – and embrace the future.

Read the first chapter of No Eye Can See.

When blind and widowed Suzanne Cullver reaches California with a group of women who have survived tragedy on the Oregon Trail, she sets her mind on doing for herself all that must be done. Though she cannot see, she rejects offers of assistance, unwittingly risking her children’s safety – and her own.

Her companions blindly falter as well, held hostage by their own pasts. As Suzanne attempts to control her life in Shasta City, Ruth defends against past errors, failing to see how she limits love. Meanwhile, Mazy’s vision seems to [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: Where Lilacs Still Bloom by Jane Kirkpatrick

One woman, an impossible dream, and the faith it took to see it through. 

Click here to download the first chapter of Where Lilacs Still Bloom now.

Hulga Klager’s life-long passion for beauty and knowledge becomes the story of how the generosity of sharing one’s gifts transforms the lives of family, a community, and far beyond.

Click here to download the first chapter of Where Lilacs Still Bloom now.

NEWS: “The Daughter’s Walk” Inspires Community To Walk For Charity

                                                                                    

Award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick is featured on Oregon’s KTVZ  News, highlighting how her latest historical novel, The Daughter’s Walk, is the inspiration behind a community’s walk to benefit a local charity. Click here to read more and watch the feature.

DOWNLOAD: Where Lilacs Still Bloom Devotionals

Jane Kirkpatrick is known for looking at fiction through the lens of strong women in our country’s history. The same is true for her latest book, WHERE LILACS STILL BLOOM, where she shares the life of Hulda Klager.

Hulga Klager’s life-long passion for beauty and knowledge becomes the story of how the generosity of sharing one’s gifts transforms the lives of family, a community, and far beyond.

From Where Lilacs Still Bloom:

“Beauty matters… it does. God gave us flowers for a reason. Flowers remind us to put away fear, to stop our rushing and running and worrying about this and that, and for a moment, have a piece of paradise right here on earth.”

Drawing on the themes of generosity, sorrow, kindness, and perseverance found in the life of this remarkable woman, Jane Kirkpatrick brings us devotional thoughts:

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AWARD: A Flickering Light by Jane Kirkpatrick

Congratulations to Jane Kirkpatrick, winner of the WILLA Literary Award for A Flickering Light!

The 2010 WILLA Literary Award represents the best of 2009 published literature for women’s stories set in the American West. Women Writing the West is the underwriter and annual presenter of this nationally recognized award.

Chosen by professional librarians, historians, and university affiliated educators, the winning authors and their books will be honored at Rancho de los Caballeros, Wickenburg, AZ, October 15-17, 2010.

Read the first chapter of this award-winning book.