Judith Pella is a house-hold name to fans of Christian historical fiction from her numerous bestselling books and series. Now she moves to the frontier land of Texas with a riveting tale that blends together the lives of the courageous pioneers with a poignant, graceful romance about a woman redeemed from a life of shame. You will not soon forget the heart-tugging story at the center of Texas Angel.
Married into a successful family, Angela Toussaint Hearne thought the fact that her mother was a runaway slave could be hidden. When her secret is revealed though, the Hearne family disowns Angela and her infant daughter and she is left in great peril as the cruel slave owner who still holds her ancestors seeks to recover his lost goods. Captured, she is forced to make the journey to frontier Rio Grande as a slave.
There she meets Benjamin Sinclair, a New England evangelist determined to convert the lawless Texans with a strong dose of brimstone and retribution. Angela, who discovers God through a borrowed New Testament, shows Benjamin that God may have a better way to draw the people of Texas to Himself....Continua