Beyond this Moment
In 1876, Dr. Molly Whitcomb, dismissed from her professorship at a university for an indiscretion, travels west to the Colorado Territory to start over as a children’s schoolteacher. Sheriff James McPherson was eager to hire a schoolteacher, but “Mrs.” Whitcomb isn’t what he expects. Despite liking Molly, his instincts tell him she’s hiding something, and when her secret is revealed, Molly risks losing her friendship with James and her renewed faith in God.
This second novel in the Timber Ridge Reflections series delves into issues of deception and the consequences of dishonesty. Alexander’s reoccurring theme of trusting in faith and believing in forgiveness echoes throughout. Both Molly and James keep secrets, and their trust in one another is tested several times. With several lovable side characters, this is not just the story of Molly and James but the whole town of Timber Ridge. Alexander successfully brings the town alive; with thought-provoking plot and poignant prose, you will be whisked Beyond this Moment into another time and place.