The Tender Flame

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Thorndike Press, 1999 - Fiction - 424 pages
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Lieutenant Grant Smith and Lydia Reynolds are in love and engaged to marry when Grant is sent with U.S. forces to the Mexican-American War and reported killed. Devastated, Lydia sadly begins a new life and marries; Grant, who has miraculously survived and escaped from a prison camp, returns home only to find Lydia gone. Years later Grant's daughter, Jessica, accepts a marriage proposal by mail from a young pastor living out West, and, through Jessica, Lydia and Grant rediscover each other -- and find out if they can rekindle the spark of love born almost a lifetime ago.

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Death of a beautiful romance is reborn anew.

User Review  - Mary Thompson - Christianbook.com

This story takes the reader from great delight in a new love to great sadness as it is torn apart. Then, in God's great mercy, true love and romance is reborn through a child of love and promise. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - Idlewild - Christianbook.com

I haven't finished it yet, but it's a very exiting book! I love the general story and the style of writing. Read full review

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Best-selling author Al Lacy has written over one hundred historical and western novels, including the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series with more than 2.5 million books in print.
JoAnna Lacy is Al's wife and longtime collaborator, and the coauthor of A Place to Call Home, Dreams of Gold, Frontier Doctor, Orphan Trains, Mail Order Bride, Shadow of Liberty, and Hannah of Fort Bridger series. The Lacys make their home in the Colorado Rockies.

Al Lacy has written more than one hundred historical and western novels, including those in the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series. He and his wife, JoAnna, are coauthors of the Mail Order Bride, Hannah of Fort Bridger, Shadow of Liberty, Orphan Trains, Frontier Doctor, and Dreams of Gold series. The Lacys make their home in the Colorado Rockies.

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