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Publisher's Summary

Five-time Christy Award winner Lynn Austin spins an enthralling, multi-generational tale spanning from 1848 to 1920.

While 20-year-old Harriet is behind bars, she reviews the history of her great-grandmother’s fight against slavery, her grandmother’s crusade against “demon rum,” and her mother’s struggle for women’s suffrage. Now she longs for the courage to leave her own legacy.

©2009 Lynn Austin (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

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"This is an entertaining and engaging faith-based tale sure to hit best-seller lists and the awards circuit.” ( Publishers Weekly)

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  • Rose Evernden-Andrade
  • 08-09-2015

Loved it

Finally a day off - what a blessing it was to sit quietly listening to this amazing story- I loved it - now in my favorites list

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  • Gigi
  • 24-06-2015

Great reader, well written historical novel t

Because this booked flipped through time a lot, listening to it was challenging at first. The talented reader helped in this regard. The story was riveting, a well spun historical novel. I enjoyed spending several days, including a road trip, with these characters.

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  • Linda Martin
  • 15-02-2015

Will keep you on the edger of your seat!

This book was extremely well written and narrated in a typical Lynn Austin style. It kept me on the edge of my chair eagerly awaiting more! You won't be disappointed!! I was go a way with something special after listening to her books, feeling like I personally know each character and disappointed for it to end. Which book shall I order next? Lynn's stories are more than entertaining, they are also educational and spiritually uplifting!

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  • Rustin
  • 23-07-2012

Though Waters Roar

This was a touching story to me. I enjoyed each part. The story tells the story of 4 generations of women who made a difference for what they wanted to see change in their era. Great listen. As always, I have enjoyed this book by Lynn Austin.

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  • Lisa Kuehn
  • 03-01-2013

Lynn Austin strikes again!

I am a huge Lynn Austin fan and found this audio book to be just as good as reading it myself. I downloaded the book before a long solo car trip and couldn't help wanting to take another car trip to finish the book. The Narrator did a great job and I felt as though her pitch and delivery depicted the era in time as well. I would highly recommend this book and loved that I could clean the house and listen at the same time!

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  • Pat C
  • 27-09-2018

My favorite book of Lynn Austin

I loved the way that this book teaches us about God’s word in a story about a fictional family. How we too can apply God’s will for our lives. Very inspiring!

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  • Jenny
  • 04-05-2017

Captivating<br />

This book is truly captivating! Jane Austin has written another wonderful story and I highly recommend it.

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  • Kristen
  • 04-05-2017

I enjoyed the story and how it was easy to follow.

Great book that really hit home as I feel I am searching for God's purpose in my life this book glides easily through 4 generations of women finding their purpose in what God would have them do. Loved the book!

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  • Carla
  • 24-02-2014

An Enjoyable Read. Big Fan.

A great story blessed with Lynn Austin's gift for historical fiction. I very much appreciate her reliance on scripture as the basis for her stories.

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  • 10-01-2012

Though Waters Roar

Excellent! This volume can be compared to I Cor 13. It's very hard not to find yourself in one of these situations.

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