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Number of Pages: 352
Publication Date: 2000
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
Series: Coming to America
Dear Mary, New Prospects, Montana, is nothing like Englandso terrifying and beautiful at the same time, and much larger than I dared imagine when you and I first embarked on our adventures in the New World. I have had the good fortune of becoming the towns schoolmistress. Young Janie Steele is as precious as I imagined from her letters. As for her father, Garret Steele . . . Oh, I feel like such a fool! Ive run halfway around the world to escape a man I loathed, only to discover Im losing my heart to a man still in love with the wife he buried. The mayor, kind man, has been most attentive. But I wish he were someone else. I wish he were Garret. With affection, Your friend Beth Wellington In the big-sky country of Montana, the past doesnt always stay buried. Circumstances have a way of forcing secrets into the open, sometimes bringing hearts together in unlikely ways, and sometimes tearing them apart. Dear Lady is Book One in the Coming to America series about women who come to America to start new lives. Set in the late 1800s and early 1900s, these novels by best-selling author Robin Lee Hatcher craft intense chemistry and conflict between the characters, lit by a glowing faith and humanity that will win your heart. Look for other books in the series at your favorite Christian bookstore.
Bestselling novelist Robin Lee Hatcher is known for her heartwarming and emotionally charged stories of faith, courage, and love. The recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from both RWA and ACFW and winner of the Christy, RITA, and numerous other awards, Robin has authored over 75 books. She and her husband make their home in Idaho where she enjoys spending time with her family, her high-maintenance Papillon, Poppet, and Princess Pinky, the DC (demon cat). For more information, visit www.robinleehatcher.com, Facebook: robinleehatcher, Twitter: @robinleehatcher
SqwigglesCaliforniaAge: 25-34Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Cliche Love Story, but Still GoodJune 4, 2014SqwigglesCaliforniaAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4The adjectives that pop into my mind when thinking about this book is cheesy and cliche. It reminded me of the typical romance novel, but the story was a little different. Beth and Garret fell in love so quickly it made me want to roll my eyes. They had only spoken a few words to each other and already they were in love. Also, like most typical historical romance novels, the three main characters were in danger in some way and it made the other character realize that they loved them. That's why I found that book cheesy and cliche. Normally a book like this I would only give 3 stars, but there was something about it that I actually liked. Although Garret annoyed me a bit with his attitude towards Beth, I liked both him and Beth. Bunny and Patsy reminded me of the two step sisters from Cinderella and they made they story more interesting. They helped add some humor to the book. If you are looking for a quick and easy read then I would recommend this book.
mseeebeeIn the woodsAge: Over 65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Enjoyed the book. Well written.October 12, 2012mseeebeeIn the woodsAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4The plot was well devised. The young lady was determined without being obstinate. Maybe just a bit too much of the overtones of the physical needs for a Christian work. But still a very good read and I had a hard time putting it down after I started reading.
RadioladyToronto, OntarioAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5July 6, 2011RadioladyToronto, OntarioAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Set in an exciting time in history, two worlds collide to bring about a surprising result! A cattle rancher and an English Lady have one thing in common, his daughter, whom they both love! The story has some subtle twists and some sharp turns that make for an exciting plot! Looking forward to the next book in the series!
Aggieland DebBryan, TXAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great Summer Read!July 5, 2011Aggieland DebBryan, TXAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This was a great read for some easy summer reading. It hooks you from page 1. I agree with the reviewer who said the ending was alittle abrupt, but I think that was intentional to get the reader to go on to Book 2 of the series. Worked for me; Book 2 is now in my CBD cart for my next purchase.
Cindy Welker5 Stars Out Of 5August 19, 2010Cindy WelkerVery much enjoyed this book! Couldn't wait to read the next one! Her characters were very much alive. I would highly recommend this book to one of my friends.