From childhood, Bonnie Leon cherished the legends and family history handed down through her Aleut ancestors. The best-selling author of many historical novels, including the recently released Alaskan Skies series, Bonnie also teaches women’s Bible studies and speaks at writing seminars and conventions. She and her husband, Greg, live in Oregon.
Luba Engstrom meets Nicholas Matroona, a strong, brooding Native from the island of Unalaska. Against her parents’ wishes, she elopes, believing love will bridge the gap between the civilized world of Juneau and the primitive culture of Nicholas’s small village. Will the conflict between her husband’s belief in ancient gods and her faith in Jesus destroy Luba and Nicholas's relationship?
The lure of the nineteenth-century gold rush calls to Erik as he and Anna, his Aleutian bride, set sail for a new life together in Sitka. Anna fights her fears and the prejudice of others, while growing her newfound faith in the white man’s God. Together they discover joy as well as heartache in the Alaskan wilderness. But will Erik’s love of gold put all they’ve worked so hard for in jeopardy?
Twenty-two-year-old Claire Murray has suffered from a mysterious disease for years. But what if life could be about more than doctors, pain, and medications?
Claire and three others—old grouch Tom, hippy-holdout Willow, and moody Taylor—hatch plans for a cross-country trip to swim with the dolphin in Florida. Will they find the courage to follow their dreams and dare to live again?