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Letters From War by Travis Thrasher

Letters From War

Platinum-selling Christian music artist Mark Schultz pens a novella with Travis Thrasher based on his award-winning song “Letters from War,” about a mother’s unwavering hope, courage, and steadfast prayers.

Every night, Beth leaves the front porch light on. Just in case. It’s been two years since her son, James, went missing while saving the life of a fellow paratrooper in his division. Beth’s faith has sustained her while she awaits word on her son’s whereabouts. Well-meaning friends encourages Beth to move on, but she continues to hope.

“Mark Schultz has touched millions with his song, ‘Letters from War.’ Now Mark’s novel will take you deeper into the story, grabbing your imagination and taking you on an unforgettable journey of the heart.”

—Karen Kingsbury, New York Times bestselling author of Unlocked and Leaving

“The first time I heard Mark Schultz's song, 'Letters from War,' I was speechless. Now, seeing the heart of that message poured into a full-length novel, I’m not just speechless, but amazed at the sacrifice our men and women in uniform—and their families—so willingly make to protect our freedom. Thanks, Mark, for reminding us all of the cost of liberty.”

—Dave Ramsey, host of The Dave Ramsey Show, bestselling author of The Total Money Makeover

“A compelling story of the love a mom, dad, and bride have for their soldier. Letters from War graphically reminds us of the price our soldiers and their families pay to protect our nation. You’ll not be able to put this book down."

—Dr. Dennis Rainey, president of FamilyLife

“The first time I met Mark Schultz I heard him sing in Estes Park. He closed out his set with ‘Letters from War’ accompanied by a very moving music video. I wept when I listened and watched the story unfold. What makes Mark special is that he is an advocate through song and story for the forgotten people of this world. He causes us to see our story in theirs, uniting through brokenness and hope. Letters from War is a must read.”

—Sandi Patty, Women of Faith speaker, most awarded female vocalist in Christian music history

“As Americans we understand and admire the courage and strength of our military, but now Mark Schultz has taken us into the hearts of these freedom fighters. We, as the reader, can almost feel the love, worry, and pain that they and their families experience during their service.”

—Lee Greenwood, multi-platinum-selling recording artist, Grammy Award winner, composer/singer of "God Bless the USA"

“As a friend and a fan of Mark Schultz, I have always been amazed at his ability to tell a great story through his songs. With his new book, Letters from War, Mark shows that his storytelling extends far beyond his music. Once again, Mark tells a compelling story that is going to touch the hearts of those who read it.”

—Matthew West, Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter

“Mark Schultz is the ultimate storyteller. Through his music and now his book, Letters from War touches our hearts, lifts our spirits, and honors our country.”

—Tommy Spaulding, New York Times bestsellling author of It's Not Just Who You Know

"An infusion of hope and warmth to all who read, Letters from War is sure to leave an imprint upon your heart."

—Josh Olds, TheChristianCritic.net