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About the Book

A Flickering Light: Portraits of the Heart, Book 1

Fifteen-year-old Jessie Ann Gaebele loves nothing more than capturing a gorgeous Minnesota landscape when the sunlight casts its most mesmerizing shadows. So when F.J. Bauer hires her in 1907 to assist in his studio and darkroom, her dreams for a career in photography appear to find root in reality.

With the infamous hazards of the explosive powder used for lighting and the toxic darkroom chemicals, photography is considered a man’s profession. Yet Jessie shows remarkable talent in both the artistry and business of running a studio. She proves less skillful, however, at managing her growing attraction to the very married Mr. Bauer.

This luminous coming-of-age tale deftly exposes the intricate shadows that play across every dream worth pursuing --- and the irresistible light that beckons the dreamer on.

A Flickering Light: Portraits of the Heart, Book 1
by Jane Kirkpatrick

  • Publication Date: April 14, 2009
  • Genres: Christian, Historical Romance
  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: WaterBrook Press
  • ISBN-10: 157856980X
  • ISBN-13: 9781578569809