ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Alice went to Eastern Mennonite University after graduating from Canadian Academy, an international high school in Kobe, Japan. She majored in social work and has worked across the U.S. in that field. She taught ESL (English as a Second Language) in Japan and at a refugee camp in the Philippines. She also studied Spanish at a language institute in San Jose, Costa Rica.
She has four children--Rachel, Daniel, Benjamin and Elizabeth. Daniel died on 2/2/97 from cancer treatments at the age of four. Since then, Alice founded Daniel's House Publications in her son's memory. This organization reaches out to others who have also lost a child to death. In 2000 and 2003, Alice compiled recipes and memories of children across the world to publish two memorial cookbooks, Slices of Sunlight and Down the Cereal Aisle.
ABOUT THE BOOK
If you would like to read the first chapter of A Wedding Invitation, go HERE.
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A year in the Phillipines teaching Vietnam refugees was just that, one year of her life - right? Samantha finds out that isn't the case when that year of her life is thrown back at her as she runs into pieces of her past when she attends a wedding. It takes her on a journey into the past that is coinciding with her present and brings her face to face with the young man she fell in love with in the Phillipines. Now that they have run into each other again will things be any different? Can Samantha balance her obligations to her mom, her job and help track down a missing Vietnamese woman all while trying to fend off her feelings for Carson.
This book is a new offering from Alice Wisler that will entertain as you follow Samantha on her journey to where she should be. And can I just say that this cover is absolutely delightful and I love it!