Two university pre-med students learned the importance of faculty researchers working with government agencies to develop strategies to defeat an unseen enemy. Advisory committees of the most knowledgeable scientists and healthcare providers were recruited to combat a global threat of viruses, bacteria, and fungi that were evolving to prey on the most vulnerable among us.
Meeting at the wedding of George and Phoebe, Joseph and Rachel continue the struggle of romance between the North and the South. Preconceived opinions are challenged by science and innovation. From the bustling streets of Philadelphia to the vast land of a southern plantation, Rachel and Joseph seek to reconcile their attraction while allowing each other to achieve their hearts' desires.
Mary's life begins at the end of The Great Depression and beginning of World War II. She survives challenge after challenge by keeping her faith in God and not in man. Her undying faith inspires others and her nonjudgmental friendship serves as an example of how we all should learn to be Mary.
The story of their summer canyon experience spreads across campus as Landon paints a different picture than Luke about what happened. Luke and Lauren cringe every time they hear the latest more embellished version of Landon’s story. He even touts himself to be “the dangerous twin” until real danger bonds him and his brother to battle a much greater threat.
Luke and Landon are twin brothers who have very different personalities. Luke is shy and Landon is outgoing. Their only common interest is Lauren who recruits Luke to help with a special needs riding camp. Landon finds a way to crash their summer adventure and to keep Luke from winning the one competition neither brother is willing to lose.
Spiritual happiness comes from conquering fear. Other fears in life such as fear of others, fear in marriage, fear of failure, and fear of dying are discussed in relation to the one and only fear we should have, fear that we are not living for God, in God’s will, and with God’s blessings. By understanding what fear is and classifying it in our lives, we can conquer fear.
The Civil War is over and a young Southern belle is determined to rebuild her family's plantation. She is prepared for the Union Army inspector and anything else the North wants to send her way except Major George Davis.