In Book 2 of the Daughters of Blessing series, impetuous Sophie Knutson defies her father's request and elopes with Hamre Bjorklund. The dreams that Sophie had of a wonderful life of adventure and romance are dashed when her husband leaves her in Ballard, Washington, alone and pregnant while he is away at sea. Determined to make it alone, Sophie hires on at a fish cannery, only to be fired when she faints. Desperate to return to her family, Sophie journeys back to Blessing, but will her family be willing to take her back in after everything she's done? Lauraine Snelling, paperback, 334 pages.