"As a lover of biographies and family stories
coming to life on a the page, I highly recommend
In Those Other Lands by Caroline VanTongeren Mertens."
- Jordan Berta

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A native of Southern California, Caroline moved to Colorado Springs during high school. Her grandmother’s immigration tales of adventure, pain, love, loss, and redemption always provided ample amounts of hope, faith, grace, and literary inspiration, as described in the storyline of In Those Other Lands. Caroline received her B.A. in English Literature and Secondary English teaching degree from Colorado Christian University in Denver. After her own voyage as an overseas missionary for Wycliffe, Caroline returned to Colorado, where she met her husband. She worked as a non-profit writer, an assistant to a Young Life youth director, a magazine editorial assistant, and a textbook typist, among other roles over the years, but her favorite full-time calling is… Read more >>

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