Oh my, where do I begin? This was beyond anything I imagined. Learning history I didn't know through fiction is fun. I learned some real things about George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, who were some of the main characters in this novel, by reading the author's notes at the end. Fascinating! This was set during the Revotionary War with Paul Revere and Patrick Henry among others featured in the story. Faith and Matthew, the main female and male characters, however, were fictionalized.…Continue
This was a dual timeline novel with connections on both ends. (Marie 2013 and Annie 1863) They both lived in the same town and the same house but were separated by 150 years. Annie was Marie's great great great aunt and Marie learned a lot not only about Annie but about herself from hearing Annie's story from her Aunt Suz.
I didn't warm up to Marie at the beginning. She was self righteous and always pointing out others sins without examining her own life. She was strict Amish through…
This novella started with a bang, almost literally! Traveling by stagecoach, Caitlin and her sister Jane were held up by three masked bandits. After roughing them up, taking their jewelry and all their cash, the lead guy vowed to come back later and kidnap Cat. The money was to be deposited in the bank to pay the mortgage on her father's cattle ranch. When finding out, he was livid and immediately sent a telegram to hire a Pinkerton agent to hunt down the crooks and get his money…Continue