- Retail Price: 13.99
- Release Date: April 2013
- Page Count: 352
- Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
- Binding: Trade
- ISBN: 978-0-7369-5170-8
- Case Lot Quantity: 40
Whispers of a New Dawn
When Murray Pura’s The Wings of Morning was released, one of his rave reviews came from Romantic Times magazine:
“Pura has created one of the finest stories of Amish fiction I have ever read….The reader will be applauding the exceptional writing and the cast of characters demands an encore performance.”
Here is that encore performance.
In the third book in his Snapshots of History series, Murray brings back Jude and Lyyndaya Whetstone, the beloved lead characters in The Wings of Morning.
The year is 1941 and Jude and Lyyndy, with their adult daughter, Rebecca, are summoned to far-off, exotic Honolulu where Rebecca, a flyer like her father, meets a likeable young pilot. The two enjoy a friendship that seems to be turning into something more serious…..until Sunday, December 7, 1941 dawns on the Hawaiian Islands.
Readers who love the simplicity of the Amish, a good romance, and a dramatic historical setting are in for a treat with Whispers of a New Dawn.
Book Three in the Snapshots of History series
“Pura delivers another astonishing Snapshots in History story. The characters are believable and enlightening, so much so that you won’t want the story to end.”
—RT Book Reviews
"To begin with, I have to commend Murray, yet again, for his wonderful descriptions of flying…it’s impossible not to be pulled in by the vivid descriptions Murray paints. Trust me, you’ll imagine yourself sitting in a cockpit with Becky or Raven at some point during this novel.”
“…one of the best books I have read this year.”
“Rich in history and humor.”
“I enjoy all of Mr. Pura’s books and this one was no exception…”
“Murray Pura has written another good book…”
“Pura’s stories are refreshing, passionate, and smoothly written. …This book is not only a story of healing, but also a tender romance that will satisfy the romantic reader.”
Endorsements“Author Murray Pura approaches the Amish culture with a compassionate but realistic eye. This is a solid story that includes the elements of adventure and romance while addressing the horrors of war, the pain of loved ones lost to death and others lost to a difference in belief. Whispers of a New Dawn was read and enjoyed by two people in our home. We then had some intense conversations regarding our own beliefs and convictions. I hope you will be stirred to think about your own spiritual condition and will bloom gloriously.”
—JudyAnn Lorenz, BarJD Communications