Every Hill and Mountain: Book 3 in the History Mystery Series
Their discovery on the third floor of Hickory Hill is almost too much to bear. Since the Beautiful Houses computer software worked so well for the Old Dears’ family tree project, Abby’s college roommate Kate hopes the computer program will help her find out more about her ancestor Ned Greenfield. Abby and John reluctantly agree to help Kate, but only on the condition that she and her fiancé Ryan promise to keep the program a secret, because if the government ever discovered they possessed a computer program that allows you to rewind and fast-forward the lives of people it would surely want to get its hands on it. The two couples take a trip to the tiny town of Equality, set in the hills of southern Illinois and the breath-taking Shawnee National Forest. According to Kate’s research, Ned Greenfield was born there at a place called Hickory Hill. The mayor, police chief, and townspeople are hospitable and helpful—until the topic of Hickory Hill comes up. Then they are determined to keep them away. Eventually they find Hickory Hill on their own—both the mansion and the lonely hill it sits upon. And what a perfect old house to time-surf in! Built in 1834, Hickory Hill stands sentinel over Half Moon Salt Mine where the original owner John Granger accumulated his blood-tainted fortune with the use of slave labor in the free state of Illinois—the Land of Lincoln. Abby and her friends meet Miss Granger, Hickory Hill’s current eccentric owner, and they eventually get the chance to run Beautiful Houses there. Their shocking discovery on the third floor concerning Kate’s ancestor Ned Greenfield is almost too much to bear. What they learn sends them racing to the opposite end of the state to find the missing link in Kate’s family tree. And there they are reminded that God is in the business of redemption—that one day he’ll make all things new. What Readers Are Saying… “This is the first five star rating I've given in hundreds of books. The story plot is unusual and wonderful in so many ways.” “Loved the premise, the story line, the perspective, Christian background—everything! This is a great series. Looking forward to more.” “The characters are believable and endearing. I am about to finish the second series and hope more come out soon because I just can't get enough.” “Love, love, love this series. Sad to finish, but happy there are more books to read by this author. Next up, Once Again!” (Melissa S) “This is one journey through time you won't want to miss. Just be sure to bring a box of tissue with you as this may well be the most emotional journey yet!” “I am completely enchanted with this series. I think that this third book may be my favorite yet.” (Tiffany A Harkleroad, Vine Voice) Every Hill and Mountain is historical Christian fiction and completes the History Mystery time travel trilogy. But be sure to continue the historical adventure with the follow-up Rewinding Time Series where “bratty” pre-teen Merrideth becomes Dr. Merrideth Randall, esteemed professor of history. The History Mystery Trilogy: Christian time travel with a unique twist—computer software that “time-surfs” through the history of old houses. It’s also squeaky-clean romance, guaranteed to be flinch-free. And the kind of historical fiction you like to read—believable!
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 274 pages