The Midwife's Tale

series: At Home in Trinity

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Martha Cade comes from a long line of midwives who have served the families of Trinity, Pennsylvania, for generations. A widow with two grown children, she's hopeful that her daughter will follow in her footsteps, but when Victoria runs off, Martha's world is shattered.

Worse, a new doctor has arrived in town, threatening her job, and she can't remember a time when her faith has been tested more. Still determined to do the work she knows God intended for her, Martha is unprepared for all that waits ahead. Whether it's trying to stop a town scandal, mending broken relationships, or feeling the first whispers of an unexpected romance, she faces every trial and every opportunity with hope and faith.


Fans of Jan Karon's Mitford series should love Parr's work.

Philadelphia Inquirer

This story has every good thing--believably flawed characters, romance, humor, and even a bit of mystery.

Julie Klassen, bestselling author of The Secret of Pembrooke Park

I was reluctant to say farewell to my new friends from Trinity.

Bestselling author Robin Lee Hatcher

This book has plot twists that are rarely predictable and yet always plausible. Compelling.

Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

The Author

  1. Delia Parr
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    Delia Parr

    Delia Parr is the author of seventeen historical and inspirational historical romance novels, including The Midwife's Tale, Hearts Awakening, Love's First Bloom, and Hidden Affections. The mother of three grown children, she was a...

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Parr masterfully shows a mother's anguish, the range of emotions a midwife experiences on a daily basis, and the doubts even a person of deep faith can feel.