No Journey Too Far (McAlister Family #2) by Carrie Turansky
Published: June 8, 2021
Genre: Historical Fiction
Length: 368 pages
About the book:
A family long divided, a mysterious trunk, and a desperate journey across the ocean–all in the name of love. The epic saga of the McAlisters continues in this riveting sequel to No Ocean Too Wide.
In 1909, Grace McAlister set sail for Canada as one of the thousands of British Home Children taken from their families and their homeland. Though she is fortunate enough to be adopted by wealthy parents, the secrets of her past are kept hidden for ten years until someone from her long-buried childhood arrives on her doorstep. With this new connection to her birth family, will she be brave enough to leave her sheltered life in Toronto and uncover the truth?
After enduring hardship as an indentured British Home Child, Garth McAlister left Canada to serve in World War I. His sweetheart, Emma Lafferty, promised to wait for his return, but after three long years apart, her letters suddenly stopped. When Garth arrives home from the war to unexpected news, he is determined to return to Canada once more on a daunting mission to find the two women he refuses to abandon–his long-lost sister and his mysteriously missing sweetheart.
I loved this book! It was the perfect ending to this series. It picks up several years after No Ocean Too Wide left off. I also can’t get over how beautiful the cover is too. I really enjoyed reading about the British Home Children in these books. It’s my favorite way of learning about new bits of history. I would definitely recommend this book and series!