A Life Well Lived, is a wonderful, emotional, romance novel full of Christian values, set in the 1850s along the trail through the prairies and on a ranch at the end of the journey. A woman and her husband escape from Cholera-ridden New York City, after selling all that they own and buying two horses and a covered wagon. They start out for the Midwest, somewhere, having no idea where they will eventually end up. Something happens along the way and one of them struggles to survive, with only their diminishing faith in God to sustain them.Abandoned By The Wagon Train: A Story of Survival & Faith -- is about a teacher who needs to find a new job because her schoolhouse is being torn down. Looking in the newspaper to see what might be available -- anywhere -- she spots an ad for both a schoolteacher in California, and a mail order bride wanted by the same store owner who placed the ad. Chancing it, she writes to him and then deciding to risk it all she packs up her things and heads out west on a wagon train. She is suddenly wrenched away from the path that God has chosen for her when, one evening, her life takes a violent U-turn.