Rose Among Thornes Terrie Todd

Rose Among Thornes

Author: Terrie Todd
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Book Title
Rose Among Thornes
Author
Terrie Todd
ISBN
9781645263043
Forgiveness is the deadliest force on earth.War might be raging overseas, but Rose Onishi is on track to fulfill her lifelong goal of becoming a concert pianist. When forced by her government to leave her beloved home in Vancouver and move to the Canadian prairie to work on the Thornes' sugar beet farm, her dream fades to match the black dirt staining her callused hands. Though the Thorne family is kind, life is unbearably lonely. In hopes that it might win her the chance to play their piano, Rose agrees to write letters to their soldier son.When Rusty Thorne joins the Canadian Army, he never imagines becoming a Japanese prisoner of war. Inside the camp, the faith his parents instilled is tested like never before. Though he begs God to help him not hate his brutal captors, Rusty can no longer even hear the Japanese language without revulsion. Only his rare letters from home sustain him-especially the brilliant notes from his mother's charming helper, which the girl signs simply as "Rose."Will Rusty survive the war only to encounter the Japanese on his own doorstep? Can Rose overcome betrayal and open her heart? Or will the truth destroy the fragile bond their letters created?Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Terrie ToddPublisher: Heritage Beacon PressPublished: 08/31/2021ISBN: 9781645263043Pages: 312Weight: 1.01lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.70d

Forgiveness is the deadliest force on earth.


War might be raging overseas, but Rose Onishi is on track to fulfill her lifelong goal of becoming a concert pianist. When forced by her government to leave her beloved home in Vancouver and move to the Canadian prairie to work on the Thornes' sugar beet farm, her dream fades to match the black dirt staining her callused hands. Though the Thorne family is kind, life is unbearably lonely. In hopes that it might win her the chance to play their piano, Rose agrees to write letters to their soldier son.


When Rusty Thorne joins the Canadian Army, he never imagines becoming a Japanese prisoner of war. Inside the camp, the faith his parents instilled is tested like never before. Though he begs God to help him not hate his brutal captors, Rusty can no longer even hear the Japanese language without revulsion. Only his rare letters from home sustain him-especially the brilliant notes from his mother's charming helper, which the girl signs simply as "Rose."


Will Rusty survive the war only to encounter the Japanese on his own doorstep? Can Rose overcome betrayal and open her heart? Or will the truth destroy the fragile bond their letters created?



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Terrie Todd
Publisher: Heritage Beacon Press
Published: 08/31/2021
ISBN: 9781645263043
Pages: 312
Weight: 1.01lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.70d

Forgiveness is the deadliest force on earth.


War might be raging overseas, but Rose Onishi is on track to fulfill her lifelong goal of becoming a concert pianist. When forced by her government to leave her beloved home in Vancouver and move to the Canadian prairie to work on the Thornes' sugar beet farm, her dream fades to match the black dirt staining her callused hands. Though the Thorne family is kind, life is unbearably lonely. In hopes that it might win her the chance to play their piano, Rose agrees to write letters to their soldier son.


When Rusty Thorne joins the Canadian Army, he never imagines becoming a Japanese prisoner of war. Inside the camp, the faith his parents instilled is tested like never before. Though he begs God to help him not hate his brutal captors, Rusty can no longer even hear the Japanese language without revulsion. Only his rare letters from home sustain him-especially the brilliant notes from his mother's charming helper, which the girl signs simply as "Rose."


Will Rusty survive the war only to encounter the Japanese on his own doorstep? Can Rose overcome betrayal and open her heart? Or will the truth destroy the fragile bond their letters created?



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Terrie Todd
Publisher: Heritage Beacon Press
Published: 08/31/2021
ISBN: 9781645263043
Pages: 312
Weight: 1.01lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.70d