Handsome, accomplished Dr. Erik Linden veers between heroism and accolades/ failure and despair in this fascinating new historical vel. A recent medical graduate in nineteenth-century Switzerland, Erik finds himself in a crisis of faith after his former fiancee dies on his operating table. Should he give up performing surgery? Should he abandon his homeland and seek a better life in a freer place? Meanwhile, lovely young Dova, a friend in Erik's hometown, faces murderous avengers after identifying them to the authorities, even as she struggles with an affection that she must keep quiet. As the two young people cope with love's longings on opposite shores, can they find the serenity of God's covering in The Secret Place?
Al Lacy has written more than one hundred historical and western novels, including those in the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series. He and his wife, JoAnna, are coauthors of the Mail Order Bride, Hannah of Fort Bridger, Shadow of Liberty, Orphan Trains, Frontier Doctor, and Dreams of Gold series. The Lacys make their home in the Colorado Rockies. Best-selling author Al Lacy has written over one hundred historical and western novels, including the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series with more than 2.5 million books in print. JoAnna Lacy is Al's wife and longtime collaborator, and the coauthor of A Place to Call Home, Dreams of Gold, Frontier Doctor, Orphan Trains, Mail Order Bride, Shadow of Liberty, and Hannah of Fort Bridger series. The Lacys make their home in the Colorado Rockies.