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After years on the trail, Marshal Wyatt Caradon finds himself at a crossroads. He's brought countless men to justice, but he questions what lasting good his life has accomplished. When his path intersects that of young Robert Ashford, Wyatt glimpses himself, years ago, in the boy's pride and arrogance. He also sees a boy without a firm hand in his life. His well-meant attempt to help Robert brings him face-to-face with the one situation he never wanted to encounter--and the one woman who holds the key to helping him find his future.
Set against the rich, untamed backdrop of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, The Inheritance is the first historical from WOMEN OF FAITH FICTION, and is a journey that explores the depth and breadth of a parent's love, the inherent risk in learning to trust, and the cost of laying down your life for one you love.
Number of Pages: 384
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2009
|Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.44 (inches)|
Series: Women of Faith Fiction
An unexpected inheritance. An unknown future. An unending love.
Determined to tame her younger brothers rebellious streak, McKenna Ashford accepts her cousins invitation to move west, and to begin again. But she quickly discovers that life in Copper Creek, Colorado, is far from what she expected. Shouldering burdens beyond her years, McKenna tries to be the parent Robert needs, instead of the older sister he resents. But an untimely inheritance challenges her resolve at every turn, while also offering a second chance to restore her sense of trustand perhaps even her heart.
U.S. Marshal Wyatt Caradon is dedicated to bringing fugitives to justice, yet years of living on the trail have taken their toll. When his path intersects with that of McKenna, he comes face-to-face with a past he never wanted to reliveand the one woman who can help him find the future hes been longing for.
As McKenna struggles to let go of her independence and Wyatt considers opening his heart again, they discover an inheritance beyond imagination. But it will come at a price.
Tamera Alexander is a USA Today bestselling novelist whose works have been awarded and nominated for numerous industry-leading honors, including the Christy Award (two-time winner, seven-time finalist), the RITA Award (two-time winner, four-time finalist), the Carol Award, the Maggie Award, the Booksellers Best Award, and Library Journal's top distinction, among others. After seventeen years in Colorado, Tamera and her husband now reside in Nashville, Tennessee, where they live a short distance from Belmont Mansion and Belle Meade Plantation, the setting of Tameras two USA Today bestselling Southern series.
Michelle TullerCAAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A Memorable Read!August 31, 2013Michelle TullerCAAge: 35-44Gender: femaleThis was my first novel by Tamera Alexander, and I thoroughly enjoyed it! Vivid descriptions and well drawn characters make for a story you won't soon forget. The writing is stellar, and it's a story not to be missed!
Lacey JaneAge: 18-24Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5LOVEJune 14, 2013Lacey JaneAge: 18-24Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book is fantastic! I received this for my birthday last year and I read this book in a day! Loved the characters. Tamera Alexander has a way of bringing characters to life! I fell in love with this book and many of her others!!
Lisa MichelePacific NorthwestAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Love, Mystery, and Action in the Wild West!June 14, 2013Lisa MichelePacific NorthwestAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Excellent! I've loved every novel I've read from Tamera Alexander, and I'm convinced that she can't write a bad book. McKenna, Wyatt, Emma, Mei, Chin Li, and even Robert were characters that I cared about and rooted for. The Inheritance has it all-- top-notch writing, plenty of action, some mystery, a beautiful love story, and a spiritual thread woven naturally throughout. I stayed up well past a respectable bedtime to finish this book because I couldn't put it down. I highly recommend it for readers who love quality historical fiction!
Jeannette ClaridgeB.C., CanadaAge: 55-65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Fast Paced AdventureMay 10, 2013Jeannette ClaridgeB.C., CanadaAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4McKenna has a lot to learn, but luckily there are kind-hearted people to help her get through the tough times in a frontier town. And an unlikely romance helps too!
TrishTennesseeAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great historical fiction!April 12, 2013TrishTennesseeAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Tamera Alexander brings her characters to life in such a way that the reader feels they are there taking part in the story. I haven't read anything that she has written that I didn't love. I recommend her books to anyone who likes to read good, clean, uplifting fiction!