Leon and Esther: A Novel
The year is 1919. The lovely young girl, Esther, has been raised in a healthy and sheltered Christian environment. While riding in the country Esther is caught by surprise,beaten and raped. Will anyone believe her innocence when she finds herself pregnant? Should she abort the baby, move away, keep the baby, not keep the baby or hurriedly marry a much older man in order to give her child a name? Will the rapist stalk her again? Will he be caught? Will her father become a murderer? Leon is a tall, dark and handsome single man about town, a successful farm manager. If trapped in a loveless marriage how would any man react? Would he demand his freedom or would he summon the patience and courage to stick by an immature, unresponsive wife? The story will show you how God might intervene to heal the victim and to guide a farm family through a series of situations beyond their control. Suitable for Mature Readers Contains some sex. Contains some violence.
- Electronic book text
- 06 Sep 2011
- Morrisville, NC, United States