By Francine Rivers

2009 Retailer's selection Award winner!
In this compilation of the 5 books within the best-selling Lineage of Grace sequence via Francine Rivers, we meet the 5 ladies whom God chose—Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. each one was once confronted with extraordinary—even scandalous—challenges. every one took nice own probability to meet her calling. each one used to be destined to play a key function within the lineage of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the area.

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You’re imagining things,’ said Hester. ‘You should be more worried about the curfew. Going all that way! What if the soldiers catch you? You could go to gaol! ’ ‘Oh, yes, Mr George gave me seven shillings. ’ She reached into her pocket. Alice waved her away. ‘Take it to your father, Gracie. ’ ‘I don’t want to see him,’ said Gracie. 34 Gracie & the Emperor-pp 31/3/03 3:13 PM Page 35 Five Though Gracie’s work didn’t start until 8 o’clock, she chose to walk to The Briars each afternoon in daylight.

She kept her head down over the sink, and went on with her job. This evening, Mrs Pratt was waiting. ’ So I’m fired again, thought Gracie. ‘Mr George wants to see you. ’ Gracie’s face turned sickly grey. ‘Wh ... ’ What else have I done wrong? Gracie wondered. So many things. She couldn’t think which might get her into the most trouble. She straightened the folds of her dress and ran her fingers through her hair before she walked across the passage to the small office, and knocked on the door. ’ She pushed the door and peered through the opening.

A blink of sunshine captured the stone in its beam and threw a circle of green light around the window. Gracie ran her fingers through the reflection, and found nothing there. She turned to Hester. ‘I won’t wear my bracelet to work again. ’ ‘But Gracie, you wear it always. ’ Gracie picked it up and pressed it into Hester’s palm. 40 Gracie & the Emperor-pp 31/3/03 3:13 PM Page 41 ‘You wear it for me – while I have this job. ’ On mornings like this, the island wasn’t such a bad place to be. When Gracie set out on the road to The Briars, the town had thrown off its warm, sticky blanket and the clouds had not yet swallowed up the sun.

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