Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday: For Time and Eternity by Allison Pittman

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

For Time and Eternity by Allison Pittman scheduled to release 9/1/2010 (not far away...yay!!!)

About the book:

In an effort to escape her stern, legalistic upbringing, Camilla Deardon runs away from home with a handsome young Mormon man, Nathan. Married in the church, they raise their daughters and hope for more children. But their lives take a sudden turn when her husband, whom she loves deeply, is designated for special honor by the church elders. Nathan is given the honor of taking a second wife and soon a new “sister wife” comes into their home.

Camilla is heartbroken and remembers the faith of her childhood. She begins to question this revelation and is charged with unfaithfulness to the Mormon teachings. She enters a struggle for her life when elders call for blood atonement for her disobedience. Forced to abandon her children, she leaves them in the care of a Paiute Indian woman who shares her faith. Camilla knows they’ll be safe until she can return for them.


  1. Oh, this sounds sad, but very real...

    Here's mine:

  2. Oooh! I like the sound of this one. I see you are a Francine Rivers fan---me too!

  3. Oh, I almost picked this as one of mine. I have it on for next week, but here are mine for this week.


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