Mavis Sanders



Carol Stream, IllinoisTyndale House Publishers has announced a September 14, 2010, “street date” release for Her Daughter’s Dream by Francine Rivers, sequel to her New York Times bestseller, Her Mother’s Hope. Tyndale is launching Her Daughter’s Dream, the second of two historical novels in the Marta’s Legacy series, with a national marketing and promotional campaign.


A saga inspired by strong women from the author’s own family ancestry, Her Daughter’s Dream spans the 1950s to the present and concludes Marta’s Legacy, an inspiring series that begins with Her Mother’s Hope and takes readers on a journey that covers two continents and four generations of women.


More than 150,000 copies of Her Mother’s Hope are now in print. In March, the novel debuted on the New York Times hardcover fiction bestsellers list and the Publishers Weekly hardcover fiction bestsellers list. The book has received critical acclaim from reviewers and enthusiastic comments from readers.


“We are grateful for the response to Her Mother’s Hope, the author’s first full-length novel since 2003,” said Karen Watson, Associate Publisher. “I know that customers and readers are eager for the sequel, Her Daughter’s Dream. We look forward to bringing them what is sure to be a memorable conclusion to this series.”

Francine Rivers has written several bestselling novellas and novels, including Her Mother’s Hope, the Lineage of Grace series, The Mark of the Lion trilogy, and Redeeming Love. She continues to win both industry acclaim and reader loyalty around the globe. Her books have been translated into over 20 different languages. Her novels have been awarded or nominated for numerous honors, including the RITA Award, the Christy Award, the ECPA Gold Medallion, and the Holt Medallion in Honor of Outstanding Literary Talent. In 1997, after winning her third RITA Award for inspirational fiction, Francine was inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. In April 2010, A Lineage of Grace, an “omnibus collection” of novellas about the five women listed in the biblical record of the lineage of Jesus, received the Retailers Choice Award for women’s fiction from Christian Retailing magazine. Francine and her husband, Rick, live in northern California.

Located in Carol Stream, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers was founded in 1962 by Dr. Kenneth N. Taylor as a means of publishing The Living Bible. Tyndale publishes books and other resources, including Bibles in the New Living Translation (NLT). Tyndale products include many New York Times bestsellers, including the popular Left Behind fiction series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, novels by Karen Kingsbury and Joel C. Rosenberg, and numerous nonfiction bestsellers by Beth Moore, Tony Dungy, Deanna Favre, and other authors. Tyndale House Publishers is substantially owned by Tyndale House Foundation. As a result, the company’s profits help underwrite charitable works around the world.