Destiny's Whirlwind

Destiny's Whirlwind
288 Pages
ISBN 9781936501441


Local author’s historical romance portrays the power of faith

Collina McConnell is thrust from adolescence to adulthood as she promises her dying father she will manage their estate, but her father dies before disclosing the mystery behind his legacy for Shushan. Dashing Rough Rider Franklin Long offers his help, and suddenly Collina’s heart has a will of its own. Does he feel the same for her? War is declared, and he leaves for the Cuban shoreline. He holds the key to her heart, but will he return?

What reviewers are saying about Destiny’s Whirlwind…

“I found myself caught up in the McConnell’s life and saying to the book no don’t do it, on more than one occasion. … Catherine’s characters are real-life, and the story is a hard won maybe happily-ever-after ending. I haven’t read a family saga in a long time. Now that I’ve read Destiny’s Whirlwind I need to follow the family to the conclusion. Beautifully-written.” ~ Cindy Ervin Huff, author and speaker

“Catherine Brakefield has woven an interesting tale of love gained and love lost, life and death, war and peace throughout a tumultuous time of American history. Her characters draw the reader deep into the story as they journey through the stresses and joys of their lives.” ~ Marcia Mitchell, author and minister

Catherine Ulrich Brakefield

About Catherine Ulrich Brakefield (Flint, Michigan Author)

Catherine Ulrich Brakefield

“My readers inspire my writing!” I am the author of three faith-based historical romances; The Wind of Destiny, Wilted Dandelions, and the first of a four book Destiny series, Swept into Destiny. Into Destiny’s Whirlwind is scheduled for April of 2018. I have also written two pictorial history books: Images of America: The Lapeer Area, and Images of America: Eastern Lapeer County.

I have written for numerous newspaper and magazine publications. My short stories have been published in: Guidepost Books- Extraordinary Answers to Prayers, Unexpected Answers and Desires of Your Heart; Baker Publishing Group-Revell, The Dog Next Door, Horse of my Heart, and Dogs/Rescue, scheduled for publication in early October, 2018; CrossRiver Media Publishers- The Benefit Package and Abba’s Promise; Bethany House Publishers-Jesus Talked to Me Today.

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