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  1. A Bride for Noah, Seattle Brides Series #1
    A Bride for Noah, Seattle Brides Series #1
    Lori Copeland, Virginia Smith
    Harvest House Publishers / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $13.99 Save 32% ($4.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 12 Reviews
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  1. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    History and heart song...
    November 29, 2014
    Delia Latham
    What a wonderful trip into early Oregon this book was!

    I laughed, and gritted my teeth, and wanted to shake both hero and heroine a couple of times. These authors know how to create living, breathing characters that quickly feel like old friends to whom one doesn't want to say goodbye.

    Indians and lumberjacks, snobs and gutter rats, ne'er-do-wells and hard-working, solid citizens...and a hard-headed heroine that'll make you want to send her to bed without dinner a time or two. All together in one delightful book that truly had me wondering for a time whether a happy ever after was actually going to even be possible. But with an author team like Lori and Virginia, ANYTHING is possible...and the reader is guaranteed an emotional rollercoaster ride on the way to making it happen.
  2. Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 18, 2014
    SDRTLR
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This story was very engaging and we didn't want to put it down. We really enjoyed the

    twists and the turns of finding out about a past relationship of our heroin and how it was

    going to affect the relationship with the new man in her life. We loved the humor that

    came out of the setting with a whole bunch of rugged lumberjacks and the woman with

    some refinement learning to work together and support each other. Another humorous

    storyline was that of a shrewd city businessman who was trying to use big city business

    techniques out in the wild frontier. The results of his business endeavors, often proved

    ill-advised in such remote settings. We would highly recommend reading this wellcrafted

    book and we look forward to the next installment. Happy reading!
  3. St Cloud, FL
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    A nice fun book
    February 23, 2014
    wfnren
    St Cloud, FL
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 3
    Value: 3
    Meets Expectations: 3
    It's 1851 and Evie Lawrence is working for Miles and Letitia Coffinger and as Miles is reading a letter from his nephew, Noah Hughes, to his wife, Evie overhears the suggestion to bring a load of women to Oregon Territory. Evie is engaged to James but one evening she finally sees the light and a different plan starts forming in her mind. She confronts Mr Coffinger first to see if he'd be willing to be a partner in a new restaurant in the Oregon Territory then she breaks off the engagement with James and soon finds herself, along with Miles and three other ladies on her way Oregon.

    The plan doesn't go as well as she planned, Miles didn't have the money she thought he did and now she finds herself owing a bank money and the owners of the lumber company are very unhappy when women show up. The women didn't know just how rough the wilderness would be and find themselves having to work harder than was bargained for, oh, and there are Indians too!

    I found this a peaceful smooth and fun book to read, I found myself chuckling in a few spots and just about had to brush away a couple of tears. Anytime I do that when reading I consider it a good story. I'm looking forward to the next book in the series, "Rainy Day Dreams", to come out in April.
  4. Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Hardheaded, stubborn, with laughs
    February 19, 2014
    ACS Book Finder
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    A woman is inadvertently given the opportunity by her employer to move to the west and make something of herself. After making the decision to cut ties with her fiancé, she takes her employer up on his offer. Dragging along some husband-seeking friends with her, Evangeline Lawrence sets out to reform part of the west, starting with a restaurant in the middle of a settlement made up entirely of a lumberjacking community. Evie herself is a woman on a mission; she is determined and hardheaded, and for the most part sensible. Noah Hughes, the man who is not of her dreams, is equally stubborn; however, he is a man with a troubled past which sometimes manifests itself when he deals with Evie.

    While reading "A Bride for Noah" I truly appreciated the sensory details that were often included. I could actually place myself in Evie's shoes, and visualize the camp to an extent. One can certainly appreciate the research that must have been put forth to compile facts about lumberjacks and the Indian traditions of that era. I highly recommend this book, if just for the laughs it evokes. (rev. Jael B.)

    DISCLOSURE: A complimentary copy of A Bride for Noah was provided by Harvest House Publishers in exchange for our honest review. Opinions expressed are solely those of the reviewer. No compensation was received for this review.
  5. South Australia
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Great, but not Lori's best
    February 5, 2014
    Margot
    South Australia
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for Bride for Noah, A - eBook.
    I've read a lot of Lori Copeland's books, and love them all. "A Bride For Noah" was another great read, but I wouldn't say it was fantastic, like so many of her others. It was fascinating to read about the origins of Seattle and to discover that the book was somewhat based on actual people and actual events. Such a determined, pioneering spirit in those people. I enjoyed the character of Noah - hesitant to trust again, but helpless not to fall in love with Evie. Evie was a visionary, stubborn, strong-willed, independent young woman who knew when to give up her independence in favor of relationship. The humor of the book was largely contributed by Miles - philanthropist, business partner, wayward husband, drunkard, but all-round kind-hearted fellow. There wasn't as much of God in this book as is usually found in Lori Copeland's stories, and I thought it lacked her usual depth. But it was still a lovely historical romance story, which I would recommend to fans of this genre.
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