An inspiring story of faith, love, and a hope for a better tomorrow. . .
Mercy is a young woman on the cusp of adulthood, growing up in 1950s northern Maine. A farmer’s daughter, she has always been treated as a son, working the fields and charged with driving each day to collect workers from the local Maliseet tribe- a group of impoverished Native Americans who have been banished to live at the town dump.
Though her father has always treated the Maliseet as equals, not everyone in the town is so kind, and as a romance begins to blossom between Mercy and her childhood Maliseet friend Mic, she hopes that one day their relationship will be acceptable in society.
But everything changes when her best friend’s sister elopes with a member of the Maliseet tribe, throwing the town into an uproar. In the midst of the confusion, Mic gets arrested and falsely charged with attempted murder, and all Mercy can do is pray and trust that God will set things right as her family struggles to free him- and she soon discovers that God’s mercy is greater than we could ever know. Continue reading “3 BOOK GIVEAWAY! Shades of Mercy by Anita Lustrea & Caryn Rivadeneira”