Helen Lynn Larson In the Shadow of an Angel

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In the Shadow of an Angel

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Remember, Papa? Remember what you said about the angel when we first heard that it would crown the temple? You said, Generations yet unborn in this great city will see it as their beacon. Thus begins the breathtaking saga of the Chapman women, four generations of Latter-day Saints who have lived in the Salt Lake Valley beneath the comforting shadow of the angel Moroni statue.Lovely young Alice Chapman is thrilled to witness the final stages of the completion of the Salt Lake Temple. Her joy, however, is dimmed by her sister s disappearance. Alice embarks on a daring adventure that will try her fortitude and test her faith. For Marjorie, a 1920s performer with an angelic voice, success on the Utah stage opens the door to the glamorous world of New York City. It s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity but will her values change with the promise of fame and fortune? Lana joins countless young women awaiting the return of a sweetheart fighting the war abroad. But unexpected danger looms on the home front, and Lana is faced with a decision that will test all she knows to be true . . .War. Assassinations. Protests. The world around Christy is erupting in chaos. But she feels inexplicably drawn to one of her patients at the care center where she works. The man s surprising connection to her great grandmother links her to her ancestors and serves as a sweet reminder of the promised peace of the gospel. Sweeping from the rugged landscape of the newly settled Salt Lake Valley to the worldwide turmoil of the1960s, In the Shadow of an Angel is the inspiring story of four women searching for their destiny and one golden angel that leads them home.

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Lynne Larson is an award-winning teacher and writer with a special interest in western history, particularly as it relates to women. Several of her stories,essays, and articles have appeared in regional magazines, as well as in Latterday Saint publications. Her novel, In the Shadow of an Angel, grew from her great regard for the,pioneers who put the statue of Moroni on the temple long ago, never realizing the changes that would come as the golden figure watched over their Zion for the next one hundred years. Nor could those early builders fully imagine the generations coming after them, for whom the statue would be a beacon and a guide, millions of people, each with a life to live and a story to tell, and all connected by the angel on the spire.

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