Books by Billie Houston.

 


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The Road to Jericho

In 1934, Nora Cassidy's sharecropper husband takes his own life. She is left destitute, and with an eight-year-old daughter to support. When her Uncle Alonzo invites them to come and live with him and his wife Myrtle, she jumps at the chance. She sets out on a five hundred mile journey to the Texas Panhandle in a 1928 open-cab Ford pickup. Trouble follows her. When she and Dede stop in an isolated spot to have lunch, she loses her pickup key.

Cliff Windom is running for his life from a man who will shoot him on sight. He crosses paths with Nora and offers to help her start her pickup if she will let him travel with her and Dede.

They begin a journey that will change all three of their lives forever.

 

Sparrow On A House Top

In 1943 Sara Carson leaves her farm home and goes to Orange, Texas to work in the ship yards. There she meets and falls in love with soldier Kent Holden. Three days later they are married. Less than a week after that he ships out to North Africa. Sara moves back to the farm to help her mother with her ailing grandmother and her father who is losing his hold on reality.

Now it is 1945. Germany has surrendered and Kent is coming home. Sara comes to grips with the realization that she has married a stranger. She loves her husband, but she doesn't know him. She has married in haste. Is she condemned to repent at leisure? ?


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The Potter's Wheel

The year is nineteen-seventeen. America has just gone to war. Ruth Garland has earned her nursing certificate and looks forward to fulfilling her dream of becoming a medical missionary.

She returns home to visit her sister, Rachel, and learns Rachel has only a few weeks to live.

Rachel begs Ruth to promise to take care of her three children. "Bring them up in the church. Show them how to live a Christian life."

Ruth promises. And then her sister asks her to keep one more promise...

"My dear husband has agreed. When I am gone, will you marry my Henry?"

 


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The Potter's Wheel

The year is nineteen-seventeen. America has just gone to war. Ruth Garland has earned her nursing certificate and looks forward to fulfilling her dream of becoming a medical missionary.

She returns home to visit her sister, Rachel, and learns Rachel has only a few weeks to live.

Rachel begs Ruth to promise to take care of her three children. "Bring them up in the church. Show them how to live a Christian life."

Ruth promises. And then her sister asks her to keep one more promise...

"My dear husband has agreed. When I am gone, will you marry my Henry?"

 

Asking for a Miracle

Carole Garner's life is smug and secure until she learns her recently deceased Aunt Effie was, in reality, her mother. As she tries to adjust to this shattering news, her husband's infidelity of twenty years ago, comes to light. She leaves her husband and her daughter, and retreats to the home her mother left her.

Jack Garner must find a way to persuade his wife to forgive him. He visits her and begs her to return to him. She will, under one condition. He will faithfully attend church with her. Jack, an avowed agnostic refuses. They quarrel. He storms off into the night and meets with a crippling accident.

Carole is faced with the most difficult decision of her life. Does she leave her unfaithful husband, or does she hold fast to her marriage vows, trust God, and stay?


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John Jacob Worthington Jones

In 1935 John Jones is an unrepentant hobo and con-man whose past has caught up with him. He is being carted off to jail, when a strange young woman with a two-year-old child on her hip, stops the police chief, insisting, there has been a mistake. The man he has in tow is her husband, Reverend John Jacob Worthington Jones.

Ruth Harvey needs a man with nothing to lose. Who better than someone at odds with the law? She says a short prayer, and tells a little lie. The domino effect of her hasty falsehood, sets in motion a chain of unexpected events that will change her life forever.

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