Deep in the rolling hills of North Carolina lay the idyllic town of Rose Creek. Home to the Walker clan for generations, the family farmhouse was the ideal place to grow up. And for Kate, orphaned at age six, the home her mother grew up in was a haven of healing and love. But as the future beckoned, Kate slowly pulled away from her family and her home, never to return.
Beautiful career woman Kate Sinclair has built a successful life for herself, even as she’s haunted by the decisions that led to her estrangement from those once so dear to her. When tragedy strikes her family, Kate realizes the time has come to return home. Awaiting her is an animosity she expected, as well as a shock she never could have anticipated: her family’s home is in danger of being destroyed.
Despite her reservations, Kate makes the decision to stay in Rose Creek for a time to help her family. As she slowly begins to reestablish her roots in the close-knit community, she finds herself increasingly attached to Andrew, a man with charm, charisma and a secret. And when Kate discovers the diary of an early family member who has immigrated to the United States, she finds strength in his belief in God as she explores her new relationship with Andrew and works to rebuild ties within her family.
But when the pressures of the house problems and the disdain from family members gets too tough, the lure of the city calls, and Kate is forced to make an impossible decision: will she return to the life she worked so hard to build in the city or risk everything for an unknown future in Rose Creek?
Title: The House at Rose Creek
Author: Jenny Proctor
Release Date: July 1, 2013
Formats: 288 pages, 6×9, softcover; e-book
What a cool cover?
Correction: What a cool cover!
Loved this book. Jenny Proctor holds your interest from page one! Family relationships
both current and from family history are beautifully protrayed. This author can tell a
I read this yesterday and loved it! The characters and setting are so well done, and I loved the theme of families, past and present. Awesome story!
I would rate this book three stars out of five! I enjoyed it it just wasn’t number one for me! 😀
Immediate family and extended family.
Saying words that hurt and that are forgiven.
Restoration of a house and of a faith.
Putting behind personal pasts and looking to the future.
Learning about family history and keeping it alive.
Finding love and never letting go.
All the wonderful things that make a book stay with you long after you have turned that last page!
What an amazingly wonderful, tender story!
I. REALLY. REALLY. REALLY. LIKED. IT!