Stranger Within the Gates

 

Stranger Within the Gates is an unusual book with an unsual ending.

From the Grosset & Dunlap jacket flap:

"Mary Garland and her three young children Stan, Fae and Sylvia were at breakfast just one week before Christmas when the letter arrived from Rex, an older son, saying he was married and would bring his bride home for Christmas. How could they bear to make this stranger welcome...

How could Rex, only eighteen, have married and not let them know beforehand—there must be something wrong? But even in their hurt dismay they determine to make full use of their strong faith and keep their hearts open."

 

 

Found inside the pages of this title...

More Time Travel: 2022 GLH Reading List

In 2022, let's do some time traveling into to the latter part of the 1930's! We've included an extra-long journey into a sequel in February and a "side trip" into the 1935 Booklets. Our destination at the end of the year is a 3-book stay for Thanksgiving and Christmas!

JANUARY: Amorelle (1934)
FEBRUARY: White Orchids and its sequel, The Strange Proposal (1935)
MARCH: Beauty for Ashes (1935)
APRIL: April Gold (1936)
MAY: Rainbow Cottage (1934)
JUNE: Mystery Flowers (1936)
JULY: Daphne Deane (1937)
AUGUST:  Sunrise (1937)
SEPTEMBER: Homing (1938)
OCTOBER: Marigold (1938)
NOVEMBER: The Christmas Bride (1934 - the story starts in November!)
DECEMBER: Brentwood (1937) & The Substitute Guest (1936)


SIDE TRIP: The 1935 Booklets

If you don't have one of the rare original booklets, the first booklet in our list was reprinted in the paperback "The Forgotten Friend" (#100) by Tyndale House/Living Books. The last three can be found in the paperback "The Honeymoon House" (#92) by Tyndale House/Living Books.

The Handmaid of the Lord
Life Out of Death
The Old Guard
The Strange God


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