America is returning to rmal following the end of World War II. Across the country families are setting new priorities, businesses are restructuring and hearts are lightened as peace once again reigns. Sheltered from much of the effect of the war, the Armstrongs continue plans for their future in Boston, without much change. Then, overnight, illness and financial disaster threaten to shatter the once carefree world of Andrew Armstrong's family. Struggling against multiple disasters, courageous Sherry Lynn and Richard, the eldest of the Armstrong children, assume the overwhelming responsibilities their parents can longer continue. Together, the siblings flee their beloved home to escape the designs of domineering relatives to separate them. In the tiny Connecticut village of Hopeville, they learn of God's plans for their young lives, as hope is truly restored. Never, would they have believed that such victories could be reclaimed in part, by a single, prize-winning rose ... The Twilight Rose! Linda Annis, a native of Florida, is both writer and artist. The former business woman, w retired, paints murals and produces works of fiction with equal ease. Strong in her faith and devoted to family, she draws inspiration from both, and creates heartwarming and inspirational stories. Linda believes, even w, there is a thirst for stalgia and simpler times, where wholesome hearts cope triumphantly in matters of life and love. She lives in Tampa with her husband and travels often to visit family scattered from California to Florida.