Redeeming Love, by Francine Rivers is a historical romance novel set in the Gold Rush in California. The story is inspired by the book of Hosea from the Bible. Its central theme is to portray the redeeming love of God towards sinners.
Deuteronomy ~ The arms of the everlasting God will hold you up forever. ("Rock-a-bye Baby, Jesus loves you! His loving arms will never drop you! He'll save and keep you all your life through, for He is your Savior! Jesus loves you!