Wings of Refuge

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Baker Books, Jun 1, 2000 - Fiction - 398 pages
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A Powerful Story Set Against the Backdrop of Today's Israel

Nothing in Abigail MacLeod's life as a wife, a mother, and a teacher has prepared her for what she will experience during her summer in Israel. At forty-two, her life is in chaos, even before she leaves home--her marriage is dissolving before her very eyes, her faith is in shambles. This pilgrimage to Israel was supposed to be a new beginning for her. But by the end of the first day, she is forced to board an Israeli jetliner in spit of a bomb threat, and watches helplessly as a kind, fatherly gentleman she befriended on the plane dies in her arms.

This is a summer Abby will spend learning about archaeology, delving into the past. And it's a summer that will change her life in ways she never imagined.

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Another book that brings life to the past!

User Review  - Sister -

I always appreciate Lynn's fantastic research on the past and the way she brings history to life. This books is an excellent combination for those who love Israel and love Lynn's writings. Read full review

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User Review  - chuzelife - LibraryThing

Excellent read! The way the author wove together three women's lives is remarkable. Loved the history throughout the book as well. A compelling read! Read full review


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Lynn Austin has sold more than one and a half million copies of her books worldwide. A former teacher who now writes and speaks full-time, she has won eight Christy Awards for her historical fiction. One of those novels, Hidden Places, has also been made into an Original Hallmark Channel movie. Lynn and her husband have raised three children and make their home in western Michigan. Learn more at

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