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If you enjoy reading heartwarming historical novels, add this one to your list.
Hal Grayson and his brother John run a sawmill and a business building beautiful furniture. They are working all the time, live in a small house and barely getting by. Both knowing that with there hard work, someday they will be successful. Tragedy strikes and changes Hal's life forever when his brother is killed in a terrible accident. Unfortunately John had sent for a mail order bride, and she was coming the next day. He would meet her, buy her passage back to Buffalo, and try and go on. The last thing he needs is another mouth to feed.
Nancy Mitchell is terrified and excited about this new adventure. She has a false name, did not tell anyone in her family she was leaving, but could not face an arranged marriage her father was planning. She didn't love this man, he was a good man, but her sister was madly in love with him. She chose to escape. She is greeted at the train station by Hal, with the terrible news of John's death. She could not get back on that train! Too much was at stake. She convinced Hal to let her stay at least one night. Hal thought "How could this tiny lady posses such grit in the face of this obvious calamity?" Nancy had just begun. She nearly burns down the house, becomes very ill from the smoke, and is discovered by friendly neighbors. They are immediately appalled! Within twenty-four hours, she will be a wife.
A slow sweet love blooms between Hal and Nancy, but there are more secrets than just a false name. Nancy now loves her little home, and her husband. How long can she keep lying?
This is the first novel I have read by Ms. Lindstrom, but it won't be the last.
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Pat received an e-ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for her honest opinion.
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Thanks for the review, Pat! :)
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