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Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Avon Inspire
Publication Date: 2010
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.31 X 0.68 (inches)|
Series: Texas: Star of Destiny
Her Inheritance Forever, Texas: Star of Destiny Series #2Lyn CoteAvon Inspire / 2009 / Trade Paperback$11.69 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
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The Desires of Her Heart, Texas: Star of Destiny Series #1Lyn CoteAvon Inspire / 2009 / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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In 1846, young widow Mariel survived the grueling voyage from Germany to start a new life in the "promised" land of ?Texas. Forced by circumstances to become a servant, Mariel is now determined to leave her harsh master. But how can a single woman face the frontier on her own?
Texas Ranger Carson Quinn is responsible for leading Mariel's party of German immigrants safely through dangerous Comanche-held territory. As he watches Mariel hold her head high in spite of everything, he knows he will do anything to protect her. But war is brewing: Mexico will not accept the U.S. annexation of the young Texas Republic without a fight. Honor bound to defend Texas, Carson's deepest longing is to lay down his rifle and forge a future with Mariel. As he struggles to determine God's path for him, Mariel watches the man she loves torn in two.
Will the tide of history keep them from giving their love a chance?
An award-winning author of both contemporary and historical inspirational romance, Lyn Cote is an active member of RWA and the American Christian Fiction Writers. A 2006 RITA Award finalist for Best Inspirational, as well as a finalist for the HOLT Medallion and the National Readers Choice Award, Lyn lives with her husband in Wisconsin.
“Cote brings history to life in the way only the very finest historical author can do. She holds the reader spellbound from the book’s beginning until a totally unexpected ending. A beautiful love story and a forceful tale of inspiration.”
“Her Abundant Joy time-travels back to Texas statehood with Cote’s unmistakable knack for all things historical, enticing readers into a deftly told tale overflowing with courageous characters amid spectacular settings. A pleasure to read.”
“An amazing history lesson merged with a wonderful love story. The Texas setting during the Mexican-American war shows a backdrop of drama and great sacrifice. Carson and Mariel’s story touched my heart. I highly recommend this book.”
“Lyn Cote casts memorable characters in the midst of American history in a way that is not only intriguing but also eye opening. I thoroughly enjoyed Mariel and Carson’s story of courage, perseverance, and faith.”
“A wonderful, page-turning adventure from beginning to end. I couldn’t put the book down. This entire series has a permanent place on my keeper shelf!”
“Cote’s layered rendering of 1846 Texas provides readers with a wonderfully romantic plotline with a brave woman who aspires to love and be loved.”