Catherine Perronet’s world is shaken when she learns Charles Wesley is engaged to marry another. After all, Catherine’s initials were on the list John Wesley gave to his brother listing acceptable matrimonial candidates.
And that’s not all that’s wrong in Catherine’s world. As teacher at a Methodist Society school in London, she sees her brother beaten while preaching in the open air, her favorite pupil forced to leave school because of his family’s poverty, and a prisoner receive his death sentence in Newgate Prison. Catherine undertakes the joys and hardships of a circuit-ride preaching tour to Canterbury where a French invasion threatens then must face the terrors of the Great London Earthquake before coming to an understanding of the gentle calling God has for her.
From the Author
DONNA FLETCHER CROW brings a lifetime love of English literature and history as well as intensive research to Where There is Love–her historical series on the work of the Evangelical Anglicans. She is the author of 45 books, mostly novels of British history. The award-winning Glastonbury, The Novel of Christian England, an Arthurian epic covering 15 centuries of English history, is her best-known work. She also authors The Lord Danvers Mysteries. A Tincture of Murder is her latest in these Victorian true-crime novels. The Elizabeth and Richard Mysteries are her literary suspense series of which includes A Jane Austen Encounter. An All-Consuming Fire is the fifth of Felicity and Antony’s adventures in the Monastery Murders, her clerical mysteries. Donna and her husband of 52 years live in Boise, Idaho. They have 4 adult children and 14 grandchildren. She is an enthusiastic gardener.