Saturday, December 8, 2018

Searching for You (Orphan Train Series book #3) by Jody Hedlund [Giveaway - USA]

About the book: Despite years on the run, Sophie Neumann is determined to care for two young children. She won't abandon them the way she thinks her older sisters abandoned her. But times are growing desperate, and when she falls in with the wrong crowd and witnesses a crime, she realizes fleeing 1850s New York is her only option.

Disappearing with her two young charges into a group of orphans heading west by train, Sophie hopes to find safety and a happy life. When the train stops in Illinois for the first placement of orphans, Sophie faces the most difficult choice of her life.

Reinhold Weiss has finally purchased his own small farm. With mounting debts, a harvest to bring in, and past scars that haunt him, he's in no position to give his heart away . . . but can he say no when his long-lost friend shows up on a nearby train pleading for his help?

~~ Read a preview ~~

My reviews of Orphan Train Series:  With You Always #1     Together Forever #2
My review of "Searching For You" soon to come.

Begins December 8
Ends January 5 at 8:00 a.m. EST
Open to USA addresses only.
Disclosure: Prize for giveaway is provided by author and/or publisher who will send the book directly to the winner.


  1. I have 2 adopted children, who are an answer to prayer!

  2. It is really interesting how they did that and I truly wonder if it was always a good place for the children or is they were just wanted for doing work on the farms or homes, etc. I have read the previous book to this series and it was really, really an amazing book. I know I want to read this one, simply because I want to see how things continue!

  3. I don't know anything about orphan care in the US, which is why I would love to read this book so I could learn more! I don't know of any orphan stories in my family either.

  4. I don't know much about the historic care of orphans in the US. I think in the past many more 'orphans' were cared for by other family members. I know my own grandmother was raised by her own grandmother when her mother dies shortly after she was born. Her Father just wasn't capable/able to care for her I guess.

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  6. Correction to my earlier post *...I don't know anything about the care of orphans in the US .

  7. I only know about the historical orphan care from what I have read in books. Some were good, some not so good. I think that is the same today. Maybe a little more high tech today. No orphan story from my family past.
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  8. I don't know anything about the care of orphans in the US.

  9. I really don't know much about the care of them, except for what I have read in historical fiction books. As for now, I feel like I know even less. There is foster care, but I am not sure what else is done. I feel like it is something that can always use to have more light shed on it!

  10. I know the basics that I was taught in middle/high school and thats all. I know that many of the kids died from hunger and dieseases sadly.


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