Seven-year-old Violet snuggled down under the warm covers. She was almost asleep and listening to Granny sre when she heard the front door open then shut, and a wagon pull away. Vy jumped up and ran to the window. It was dark, and she could t see a thing, but she knew what had happened. As tears began to fall, Vy said quietly, 'She's leavin' with him again. She's goin' off somewhere with that old stranger. I won't go back t' sleep until Mama comes home.' Living in Maynard's Valley, Tennessee, the heart of Appalachia, during the late 1800s was a tense and back-breaking experience for a poor girl, t to mention a girl who grew up tortured by a myriad of secrets. When Violet Vittoye is suddenly removed from all things familiar and plunged into a world of strangers, adjusting to this even newer life is a trial in itself. However, the things she soon discovers about herself and her mother will threaten her meager security and even her sanity. Join author Sue Skeen in peering into the life of A Violet of Faith, a young woman who has a choice: to follow the pathway that leads to a life of self-pity and destructive bitterness; or the pathway that leads to the One who can offer faith, hope, and love.