Bestselling author Lori Wick's pioneer and Victorian fiction has become a regular on top-20 charts. Now this versatile writer turns her hand to a more recent era with a tender story of love and promise that will captivate Wick's loyal fans and attract new readers looking for contemporary Christian fiction. The first morning the woman slipped into Janet Ring's Bible study, she caught Janet's attention. A little frightened, but desperate for friendship, the visitor sits quietly through the study. Afterward, she leaves so quickly that Janet has time to learn only that her name is Sophie. Following the next women's gathering, Janet invites Sophie home for lunch. Discovering that she has fled her native Czechoslovakia and is in need of work, Janet thinks of her brother, Alec Templeton. Alec, the father of three, recently lost his wife in a devastating car accident. Although a Christian, Alec has floundered in his faith for some time, and since the tragedy he has been beside himself. Janet wondered,Could Sophie be what Alec needs? Although Alec says he is not ready to have someone else running his household, he finally allows Sophie to moveWick, Lori is the author of 'Sophie's Heart' with ISBN 9780736912792 and ISBN 0736912797.