Welcome to the Blog Tour for In a Grove of Maples by Jenny Knipfer, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
ABOUT THE BOOK
Title: In a Grove of Maples
Series: Sheltering Trees #1
Author: Jenny Knipfer
Publisher: Independently Published
Release Date: July 1, 2021
Genre: Christian, Historical Fiction
Beryl fell in love. A little, log cabin squatted in the shade of a few trees. A stone outbuilding and a small, log barn stood opposite the house a hundred feet or so away. In between the log cabin and the stone building, a red-handled water pump spiked up from the earth.
Peace settled in Beryl as she took in the reward for their endeavors. Behind and to the right of the barn, cleared, fallow land waited for them to grow crops. A grassy clearing spotted with daisies, yellow rocket, and Queen Anne’s lace lay to the south of the house. The woods skirting the area housed evergreens, pines, oaks, birch, aspen, and maple trees. One particular grouping of maple trees caught Beryl’s eye. On impulse, she grabbed Edward’s hand and ran as best she could through the long grass.
“Whoa! Slow down.”
He laughed, and she joined him. Soon, they stood together in the shelter of a grove of maples, young like them. The palm- sized, pointed, green leaves danced in the gentle breeze.
Beryl leaned against Edward’s chest. “It’s like something out of a fairy story.”
The trees almost formed a complete ring, like they had been planted by design.
“Yes. It’s the perfect place to build our home.” Edward gazed back at the cabin. “A real house. A house of planed boards with siding.”
“The cozy cabin will do nicely for now.”
She turned his face to hers. The stubble at his jawline scuffed against her hand. Their eyes met, and a shared joy was strung between them, like a gossamer thread of spider silk. Edward lowered his lips to hers as the sun flamed pink behind them.
“Promise me something?” she softly pleaded.
He wrapped his arms fully around her. “What?”
“Promise we’ll be happy.”
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