A tale of mystery and intrigue set in 19th century Australia . . .
As she peered more intently into the darkness, adrenaline made her hold tighten on the wood. Straining her neck to catch another movement, Jayne waited. A minute dragged by, but still she saw nothing. The wood grew heavier in her arms, and her inactivity made the coldness seem worse. With a shrug she moved on with hurried steps. No doubt it had just been a kangaroo. Chapter 5, Jayne's Endeavour
Mysterious strangers, a Scripture verse, and a threat.
“Reids never give up easily.” The words once held so much truth. But at eighteen, Jayne Reid is beginning to wonder if she can live up to that standard.
When puzzling strangers appear and odd things start to happen, Jayne and her two younger sisters must find a solution—or lose everything.
What mystery lurks in the shadows of the Australian bush? Who is the man in town who thinks he can buy and bully anyone he wishes? And is it all somehow connected with their new farmhand?
Journey with Jayne as she struggles to change fear into boldness and boldness into a trusting relationship with her God. What adventures lie ahead?
A Father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in His holy habitation. Psalm 68:5
Life in 19th century Australia overflows with hardship . . . Will Jayne have the courage to find the answers?
Recommended for ages 12 +