Laurel Mouritsen is the author of more than a half-dozen novels. She has also written short stories, scholarly papers, and family histories. Laurel graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in history and English literature and has taught reading and writing classes for youth and adults. She also enjoys teaching courses in genealogy and family history writing. She and her husband are the parents of four children, and they reside in Utah.
Lydia Dawson is living on the Illinois frontier when she hears an unusual doctrine preached by a traveling minister from Ohio. The message of the gospel suggests answers to questions Lydia privately harbors. Lydia’s heart is stirred, but she is forbidde...[SEE MORE]