Two young friends embark upon an epic journey across 1940s middle America in search of answers, a family, and a place to call home.
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A beautifully woven story of a young woman’s journey to understanding that the past shapes us but does not define us, and that it is love that gives us the courage to live like we believe it. With prose that is luminous and lyrical, THE BRIGHT UNKNOWN is a compelling read from the first page to the last.
-Susan Meissner Best-selling author of THE LAST YEAR OF THE WAR
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This poignant and heartbreaking journey, narrated in Elizabeth Byler Younts’s gorgeous prose, explores what it means to strive, to discover, and to find a place to belong in a world of unexpected trouble and divine beauty.
“Younts has set herself apart with this exquisite story of redemption and friendship. I was captured from the opening line to the last. The characters stayed with me long after the story ended. I’ll be talking about this book for years to come.”
— Rachel Hauck, New York Times bestselling author of The Wedding Dress
The Solace of Water is a gripping coming-of-age historical fiction story that will stick with readers for some time after the final word is read. Hauntingly beautiful prose is bountiful in this tightly woven tale… The characters demonstrate the impact secrets, guilt and unforgiveness can have on a person in this emotive gem.
- Romantic Times — 4 1/2 STARS — TOP PICK!