Rejection was an emotion Gertie Brenan knew well. At the age of eighteen, she finds hersef at the threshold of life and comes to realize that because of the rejection of her fiance’, many options are open to her. In her childhood, rejection held her captive. Now, it gives her freedom that few women of her time were afforded.
Set in the beauty of Denver, Colorado in the1860s, The Eyes of a Stranger folllows vivid characters who are fraught with conflict, sorrow, and the tenacity to build a life in the frontier of the Western United States.
About the Author
Elaine Littau is the author of four published books and many magazine and newspaper articles. She is a mentor/coach to other authors and enjoys teaching book marketing techniques as well as public speaking for groups. Some of her favorite events have been speaking to young people about pursuing their dreams. She has been a church secretary, led women’s groups, taught pre-school, and was a mentor for the M.O.P.S. (Mothers of Preschoolers) group in her community. Her writings have also received recognition: Nan’s Journey-Named Best Christian Historical Fiction 2008 by Christian Story Tellers.com and Luke’s Legacy-Honorable Mention Christian Historical Fiction 2010 by Christian Story Tellers.com. Elaine and Terry, her husband of thirty-six years, reside on a small acreage near Perryton, Texas where they enjoy spending time with family and friends. They raised three sons and now enjoy three daughters-in-law and four grandchildren.