In her first book, Amy LeBlanc vividly tells stories of heroic female figures from the Old and New Testaments. Through her genius for detail that makes each scene come alive, you will feel the breeze that Hannah felt on her face and experience the overwhelming joy in her heart as God answers her dearest wish. Every tale starts with a relevant Scripture quotation.
This classic Catholic novel unfolds around Blanche de la Force, who enters a Carmelite convent amid the chaos and horror of the French Revolution. Blanche is so timorous that she seems unsuited to the rigors of religious life even at the best of times —