An exciting and moving story of a young woman coming to terms with her heritage and her future, a tale about the clash of cultures, a story of love.
Based on a true story. From the sophistication and glamour of upper-class New York City life during the roaring twenties, Erie Carliss travels to the rural Mennonite country in Wellington County, Ontario to discover her secret past. In the search for answers, Erie finds herself in the middle of a power struggle among whiskey runners and gangsters. The new friendships and rekindled interests of old acquaintances blossom. This is an exciting and moving story of a young woman coming to terms with her heritage and making a choice between the life she was raised in and a life she was born into.
Pat Mestern has once again delivered a masterpiece of genuine, relatable characters whose journeys unveil more than they could have ever imagined. In this sequel to Anna: Child of the Poor House, Rachael’s Legacy takes the reader through the intertwined lives of Erie and Anna Carliss and the Mennonite community. Author of seven fiction books prior, Pat’s storytelling ability shines through and wraps you up in an exhilarating experience of mystery, family, history, and love.