Melissa Benjamin discovers her eleventh great grandmother’s journal while researching her senior history project. Melissa is sent down a path she never imagined, venturing through Katharina’s intriguing story and starting a quest to find the parents she’s never known even as she unravels a secret spanning generations. During her search, history buff and schoolgirl crush, Tom Berington, offers to help . . . but will his aid come at a price too high to pay? And what secrets of his own is Tom hiding?
The Songbird and the Secret is a blend of historical and contemporary Christian fiction sweeping from 18th century England to pre-Revolutionary America, onward to life today. As the reader discovers Katharina’s thrilling story along with Melissa, a mysterious tale weaves together the lives of these two women separated by hundreds of years but joined through an ancient family secret. When each is faced with heartrending disappointment, will she cling to the one who loves her unconditionally?