Children of the Promise Series by Dean Hughes

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  • Rumors of War (Children of the Promise #1)
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    Rumors of War (Children of the Promise #1)

    Dean Hughes

    · 21 ratings · published 2000

    "Every era has its own refiner's fire, and World War II put general Church membership and Utah to a test," Dean Hughes explains. In Children of the Promise, his first historical fiction series for adults, Dean shows through the eyes of the Thomas family how LDS families were tested to the limit. "Most people agree it was a fascinating time in world and American history. In fact, there is a charm and nostalgia about that dramatic period," says the author... more

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  • Since You Went Away (Children of the Promise #2)
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    Since You Went Away (Children of the Promise #2)

    Dean Hughes

    · 19 ratings · published 2000

    Mom, when are you going to add two more stars to the banner in our window?" LaRue asked. "You obviously haven't looked. I sewed them on this morning." All around Salt Lake City-and across the nation — the banners were showing up now. Each star represented a member of the household who was serving in the military. And already, gold stars — for those who had died in action — were beginning to replace some of the blue ones... more

  • When We Meet Again (Children of the Promise #4)
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    When We Meet Again (Children of the Promise #4)

    Dean Hughes

    · 19 ratings · published 2000

    The Thomas family members face ongoing challenges in the dark years at the close of WW2. Alex's values are tested as he works to complete an intelligence assignment in Germany while wondering if he'll ever see his beloved Anna and their son again. Wally struggles to survive the torture he endures as a POW, and Bobbi has to make a difficult choice between the men in her life. Back home in Utah, LaRue and her father, President Alexander Thomas, have drawn their own battle lines.

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