A voyage aboard Providence changes their plans, but can it change their hearts?

In November 1860, Marian Foster joins a group of Virginia families who are sailing away from America to start a settlement off the coast of South America. As an amateur botanist, Marian eagerly anticipates exploring a new land. During the voyage, her heart is drawn to Jonah Ashton, the ship’s handsome physician.

When family obligation forces Jonah to take a voyage aboard the Providence, he plans to escort his family to their new settlement and then return home. But while sailing, he is beguiled by Marian’s optimistic spirit and finds himself in uncharted waters.

And soon an uncharted land.

The mysterious land is all Marian has ever dreamed of, and Jonah makes a startling discovery that changes everything.

Get swept away on a journey of faith and love in this inspirational story reviewers are calling “a captivating, well-researched, and deftly written tale.”

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“Keith’s abundantly detailed and romantic adventure tale features a faithful, colorful cast that face the unknown with grit and determination, making for a fresh and satisfying story.” —Publishers Weekly


What authors are saying about Aboard Providence

“A delightful adventure reminiscent of Swiss Family Robinson, Aboard Providence is one of those novels that will stick with me because I feel I’ve lived it. Winsome characters pulled me into a compelling storyline that had me thinking What if a colony of Christians really had embarked for lands unknown, right before the Civil War broke out? A captivating, well-researched, and deftly written tale I can confidently recommend to a wide range of readers.” –Heather Day Gilbert, author of Amazon Norse bestseller God’s Daughter

“With vivid settings and multi-layered characters, Keely Brooke Keith whisks her readers off on a page-turning journey, not just across the ocean, but within the heart. You won’t be able to put Aboard Providence down until the final word is read and then you will long for more.” –Brenda S. Anderson, author of the Coming Home series

“A blend of history and romance with a compelling inspirational message, Keith expertly weaves an intriguing tale. Fans of the Uncharted Series won’t want to miss this journey.” –Heidi McCahan, author of Unraveled

“Keely Brooke Keith is a master storyteller, weaving adventure, love, and wonderful characters into a vivid story that will take readers on an unforgettable voyage to a new place. Full of inspirational messages and tales of God’s love, readers will find themselves longing for more. Keely’s story teaches all of us that the journey is just the beginning!” –Christina Yother, author of the Hollow Hearts series