By Robert W Bell,D. Bruce Lockerbie

ISBN-10: 1600662684

ISBN-13: 9781600662683

In Peril at the Sea is the tale of missionary widow Ethel Bell and her children—Mary, 14, and Robert, 11—uprooted through the battle from their West African station, locate themselves on a small freighter sure for the United States. It is 1942. points of interest and sounds of warfare envelop the area. And within the area of the South Atlantic the notorious German submarine U-66 prowls the grey waters. without warning, on a calm August afternoon, a shrieking alarm pierces the stillness. Torpedoes explode. hearth engulfs the send and inside of mins it disappears underneath the oil-slimed, shark infested waters. What follows is a nearly incredible saga of dying and depression as mom, daughter and son locate themselves on an eight-by-ten foot raft in addition to orphaned missionary teenagers and fourteen male group contributors. For twenty days aboard the bobbing vessel, Ethel Bell turns into pastor, peacekeeper, instructor, mediator and caregiver. however the tale doesn't finish with the spectacular rescue. Years later, in a poignant second, Robert Bell meets his "enemies" head to head. The conflict is over. God's love and forgiveness have triumphed.

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