Remember, Papa? Remember what you said about the angel when we first heard that it would crown the temple? You said, Generations yet unborn in this great city will see it as their beacon. Thus begins the breathtaking saga of the Chapman women, four generations of Latter-day Saints who have lived in the Salt Lake Valley beneath the comforting shadow of the angel Moroni statue. Lovely young Alice Chapman is thrilled to witness the final stages of the completion of the Salt Lake Temple. Her joy, however, is dimmed by her sister s disappearance. Alice embarks on a daring adventure that will try her fortitude and test her faith. For Marjorie, a 1920s performer with an angelic voice, success on the Utah stage opens the door to the glamorous world of New York City. It s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity but will her values change with the promise of fame and fortune? Lana joins countless young women awaiting the return of a sweetheart fighting the war abroad. But unexpected danger looms on the home front, and Lana is faced with a decision that will test all she knows to be true. . .War. Assassinations. Protests. The world around Christy is erupting in chaos. But she feels inexplicably drawn to one of her patients at the care center where she works. The man s surprising connection to her great grandmother links her to her ancestors and serves as a sweet reminder of the promised peace of the gospel. Sweeping from the rugged landscape of the newly settled Salt Lake Valley to the worldwide turmoil of the1960s, In the Shadow of an Angel is the inspiring story of four women searching for their destiny and one golden angel that leads them home.