ratings · Published: Dec 1st, 2005
After secretly eloping, Genevieve Lamont finds herself abandoned by her abusive husband, estranged from her mother, and guilt-ridden over her father's death. Resigned, Gen works in New Iberia's five-and-dime in order to keep her most precious secret - a newborn daughter - safe in Latagnier, Louisiana. Ernest Breaux is captivated by the mysterious Miss Lamont, but he's seen what family does to a man's spirit. His papa is living proof that the weight of a wife and children anchors a body to the bayou. Such a life is not for him! But his heart seems to have other ideas. Could the Lord have plans to build a future for Ernest with Gen, or will their love drown in the black water of Gen's bayou secrets? Fall in love with this inspiring love story and our entire collection of Christian romance novels from Heartsong Presents!