At Every Turn

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Baker Books, Sep 1, 2012 - Fiction - 320 pages
22 Reviews
She's off to the races!

Caught up in a whirlwind of religious enthusiasm, Alyce Benson impetuously pledges three thousand dollars to mission work in Africa. Now she just has to find a way to get the money.

Alyce harbors a secret passion for speed and automobiles, and she's spent many an afternoon driving around the rustic track in the field behind her home. When she discovers that her father's company has sponsored a racing car that will compete in several upcoming events--races in which the driver will be paid and could win as much as five thousand dollars in prize money--she conspires with her father's mechanic, Webster, to train and compete.

But when her friends cast aspersions on Webster's past, she realizes she may have trusted the wrong person with her secret. Will Alyce come up with the money in time, or will she have to choose between her hasty promise and the man who holds a piece of her heart?

"This heartwarming, story will find fans among readers of Lori Wick."--Library Journal

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Rich, gripping plot!

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This was such an enjoyable read about trusting in the Lord and not placing your will and plans before His, and loving people for who they are. I haven't read many books set in this time period, and I ... Read full review

Historical ride of discovery

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Alyce Benson, the daughter of a business tycoon, pledges $3,000 to help fund mission work in Africa. Her father refuses to give her the money so she attempts to earn it herself. Her one skill is ... Read full review



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Anne Mateer is a novelist with a passion for history and historical fiction. She and her husband live near Dallas, Texas, and are the parents of three young adults. Learn more at

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