A Historical Novel of Enduring Romance
Book I in The Bennett Vignettes
Is there anything that happens in life that is a surprise to
God? Then there are no "accidents" in our lives, only incidents
that can serve to draw us closer to Him.
Young Charles Bennett accidentally runs into Carol
Montague, who is working in the city to help with her farm
family's income. A romance begins to blossom, but will the LORD
bless their relationship if they are what God's Word calls unequally yoked?
Follow their story as they go through the ups and downs of life,
learning to deal with the accidents and trials of life God's
Click Here to listen to
an excerpt from Strauss' "Tales From Vienna Woods,"
a beautiful, classical piece that is mentioned at several key
points in No Accident!
About the Author from No Accident:
I am so pleased to have authored and now published my very first
book. My love for the LORD and for people was the driving force
in writing The Bennett Vignettes, as it is my heart's desire to
share with as many people as I can that GOD'S WORD has the
answers to life's trials. A Christian wife and mother of two,
I graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 1988, worked at
The Wilds Christian Camp and Conference Center on full-time
staff for five years, and currently our family lives and serves
"wherever the LORD and the U.S. Navy sends us."
No Accident is an Inspirational, Historical Romance set
primarily in Baltimore, Maryland in the 1880's. My goal was to
write such a book with as much or more emphasis on the spiritual
condition of the characters as on the romantic involvement.
I have had 3 ladies proof-read the book
(a 30 year old, 40 year old, and 49 year old).
Comments I've received from them:
1. "I felt like PRAYING for the characters in No Accident as I
read what they were struggling with." ~Katie S.
2. "You share the plan of salvation so clearly and so lovingly
that someone could actually come to know Christ as Saviour
reading this book." ~Joann P.
3. "I feel as though I grew spiritually by reading No Accident,
seeing how the characters dealt biblically with their trials." ~Debbie M.
Those comments have been such an encouragement to me! I hope
that the LORD blesses in this endeavor. It is my goal in
writing to reach the lost who might never darken the door of a
church but would read a book for enjoyment; and also my goal is to
encourage other believers to be strong in the LORD,
turning to God's Word for answers in times of trial.
When I began writing The Bennett Vignettes,
my husband was active duty Navy, currently on shore duty.
I chose Baltimore, Maryland as a "backdrop" because the last
submarine he was on was the USS MARYLAND (SSBN 738). But we
really hope that my writing can be successful
enough to supplement our income, allowing our children to
continue in Christian education.
Copyright 2003 Jennifer M. Seest
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Cover Photo from Maryland Historic Society.
Author Photo by Suzannah Hand
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