A Christian Historical Novel
Bethel chronicles the lives of Plantation owner, Samuel Hebron, his wife and six children from 1861-1865. As each member of the Family is drawn into the Civil War, humor, suspense, romance, and strong family ties will hold readers spell-bound from beginning to the very exciting climax.
It is August 1861. Bethel Plantation, a place of tranquility and peace, located in Franklin Parish, Louisiana, remains virtually untouched although the Civil War is in full swing. As the war moves throughout the South, the Hebron Family is swept into the conflict.
Hannah Hebron leaves the peace and tranquility of Bethel and becomes the most sought after spy of the Civil War. She never intends to fall in love with the mysterious officer who rescues her more than once from arrest and prison. Who is he? Is he living a life of pretense? Is he a double spy? Her life of intrigue and suspense is intensified by a recurring, haunting dream.In desperation, Hannah realizes there is only one way to rid herself of the disturbing dream. However, her endeavors are fruitless until the dream becomes a reality.
Bethel endeavors to bring to the reader a generation of the past, depicting a way of life. An era likened unto a vapor, that appeared for a little time then vanished away.