Martha

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AuthorHouse, Aug 3, 2004 - Fiction - 272 pages
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There is Action, Adventure, and Surprises on every page of this second Book in the road of Courage Series. Martha Campbell goes about her life in the New Oregon Territory, and her friends share their journey's and excitements with her. Martha is still learning how the actions of one person can effect everyone else. She learns how the lives of her friends and family entwine with her own to form lasting relationships. She learns more about herself and her heritage; and when life hands her a lemon, Martha learns to make lemonade. Martha triumphs over her past, with lessons for all.

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About the author (2004)

Ruby Hopper grew up in the northwest Arkansas Ozarks. Born in 1950, the youngest of four in a minister's family, she loved life on the family dairy farm. After graduating from high school, she married Alfred Hopper, and they settled in Hollister, Missouri, where they still reside.

In 1983, Ruby answered the call to enter the ministry, and was ordained in 1986. She graduated from Berean University (now Global University) in 1989. Her publishing credits include two poems published by the National Library of Poetry. In 1994, her poem Progress appeared in the National Library of Poetry's Echo's of Yesterday anthology, and received the Editor's Choice Award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry. The poem was used at a local Earth Day celebration in 1995. A second poem The Face of God appeared in the winter '95 anthology The Best Poems of 1995.

Ruby's community service work has been recognized by inclusion in the American Biographical Institute’s Two Thousand Notable American Women, 1995, The World's Who's Who of Women, 1996, and Marquis Who's Who in 1996.

Ruby is currently residing in Hollister, Mo., where she is working on another book in The Road of Courage series. In her spare time, Ruby enjoys music, reading a good book, travel, history, baseball, amateur radio, and all church activities. Ruby has become a student of Oregon Trail history, having visited many historic sites from Missouri to Oregon.

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