Item description for Indigo Waters (Shades Of Eternity #1) by Lisa Samson...
Overview Sylvie de Courcey flees her husband?s creditors, hiding in England and Scotland and falling in love with clergyman Matthew Wallace in this first historical romance in the Shades of Eternity series.
By Lisa Samson
Nineteen years old, betrothed--Sylvie de Courcey thought her future was settled. Then she met Matthew Wallace.
She is heir to her father's wine fortune, amassed over a generation of labor in the vineyards of Champagne, France. But while the vast holdings of the family estate belong to Sylvie de Courcey, her future does not. Her betrothal to the handsome Count Rene de Boyce has been planned from childhood -- an arrangement Sylvie knows nothing of . . . until her heart has been given to another man. Even as Sylvie struggles with a wrenching choice between love and loyalty, a deeper secret tightens its invisible tendrils in a stranglehold on both families.
Rooted in French underworld, its fruit quickly ripens into murder, extortion, and betrayal. One person stands between Sylvie and the evil that closes in on every side: the man Sylvie loves most, and cannot afford to love at all. Set in France, England, and Scotland in the mid-1800's, Indigo Waters weaves romance, suspense, unforgettable characters, and surprising twists in a novel of unquenchable faith. Indigo waters is the first book in the Shades of Eternity series by Lisa Samson. Filled with the splendor and romance of historical Europe, these well-crafted novels trace one family's journey of faith in the lives and loves of its members in the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Look for the upcoming book two, Fields of Gold, at your favorite Christian retailer.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.98" Width: 5.34" Height: 0.84" Weight: 0.59 lbs.
Release Date May 31, 1999
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Shades Of Eternity
Series Number 1
ISBN 0310223687 ISBN13 9780310223689 UPC 025986223687
Availability 0 units.
More About Lisa Samson
Lisa Samsonis the author of more than a dozen novels, including the Christy Award-winning Songbird, the critically acclaimed"Women s Intuition"and"Tiger Lillie."Her other titles include"The Church Ladies"and"The Living End."Lisa also serves as worship leader at her local church and volunteers as a creative writing instructor. She and her husband live with their three children in Maryland."
Lisa Samson currently resides in the state of Virginia. Lisa Samson was born in 1964.
Reviews - What do customers think about Indigo Waters (Shades Of Eternity #1)?
This Book Will Leave You Wanting More Feb 6, 2003
I've always been a big fan of Christian Romances, especially ones set in past times. All I can say is I could not put this book down! I stayed up half the night reading all that I could. It is suspenseful, funny, heartbreaking, and uplifting all at the same time. I loved it! I immediately went out and got the sequel also!
Awsome Book! Apr 12, 2001
This is one of the best books that I've read of its kind. I love reading and this one kept me hooked. If you have ever read a Christian romance that you liked, you'll like this one. There are many plot twists and they keep you guessing right up to the very end. Even with all the turns it takes, you never get lost - I knew what was happening from beggining to end. Your heart will go out to Sylvie and what she needs to go through. She is forced to make a choice between love and loyalty to her family. Her strong, though young faith in God keeps her going and happy through it all.
This book is truly a heart and soul gripping tale. Aug 26, 1999
Lisa Samson is a wordsmith that takes your heart on a spiritual journey filled with memorable characters that become dear friends, or bitter enemies. The landscape is breathtaking. You will emerge from this book an enriched person.
Passionate and well-crafted Aug 20, 1999
A gifted storyteller, Lisa Samson's passion for life animates her characters while her eye for detail creates the historical stage upon which they struggle, grow, and ultimately come to terms with themselves and God.
I couldn't put it down! Aug 10, 1999
"Indigo Waters" is a very inspiring and well-written book. From the opening sentence until the last line you can see everything clearly. You really feel like you know the characters. Sylvie's faith in God is very inspiring. Even when it seems like everything is going wrong (and almost everything you can imagine does) she never lets go of her faith in God and He never lets go of her. I can't wait to read the next book in the series!