They watched their sons, their brothers, and their husbands enlist to fight a growing menace across the seas.
And when their nation asked, they answered the call as well...
Virginia longs to find a purpose beyond others' expectations
Helen is driven by a loneliness money can't fulfill
Rosa is desperate to flee her in-laws' rules
Jean hopes to prove herself in a man's world
Under the storm clouds of destruction that threaten America during the early 1940s, this unlikely gathering of women will experience life in sometimes starling new ways as their beliefs are challenged and they struggle toward a new understanding of what love and sacrifice truly mean.
Lynn Austin has won three Christy Awards for her historical fiction. Her other titles include All She Ever Wanted, Eve's Daughters, Wings of Refuge and A Proper Pursuit. One of her other novels, Hidden Places, has also been made into a Hallmark Channel film.
"In an engrossing read, three-time Christy Award-winner Austin explores the lives of four women..all in all, Austin offers a very enjoyable journey..." (Publisher's Weekly)
"Austin always writes with impeccable skill and careful insight; her wee-drawn, multifaceted characters and a thought-provoking plot will keep readers glued to this wartime tale. Highly recommended." (Library Journal)
"A Woman's Place is not to be confused with a simple read, heartwarming though it is. Readers will be drawn immediately into the setting by Austin's ability to weave story with fact, but it is the deep questions each woman must ask that will keep the pages turning." (Christian Retailing)
A Woman's Place by Lynn Austin was published by Bethany House in November 2006 and is our 23454th best seller. The ISBN for A Woman's Place is 9780764228902.