The House on Malcolm Street

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It is the autumn of 1920 and Leah Breckenridge is desperate to find a way to provide for her young daughter. After losing her husband and infant son in an accident, she is angry at God and fearful about the future. Finding refuge in a boardinghouse run by her late husband's aunt, Leah's heart begins the slow process of mending. Is it the people who surround her--or perhaps this very house--that reach into her heart with healing?

Delightful, realistic characters and skilled writing make The House on Malcolm Street a treasure. Leisha Kelly's fans and new readers alike will find this simple story about the complexities of life an engrossing read.


"What a powerful and poignant portrayal of two people struggling to rebuild their lives! With her beautiful prose and her unfailing ability to plumb the depths of human emotions, Leisha Kelly made me care so deeply for Leah and Josiah that when I turned the last page, I had only one thought: more, please."--Amanda Cabot, author, Paper Roses and Scattered Petals

The Author

  1. Leisha Kelly

    Leisha Kelly

    L. A. Kelly is better known to her historical fiction fans as Leisha Kelly. Prior to her untimely death in 2011, Leisha was the author of several bestselling historical fiction books, including Julia's Hope, Emma's Gift, and Katie's Dream....

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