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Virginia Brides
     

Virginia Brides

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by Cathy Marie Hake, Vickie McDonough, Susan Page Davis
 
Historical Romance: The Shenandoah River Valley is full of romantic history that you will enjoy exploring along with the fictional Walsh family. Meet Garnet Wheelock whose indenture has been sold to a respectable widower. Sympathize with Amy Rogers who has lost all her family only to gain motherless children. Ride along with Sadie McEwan as harbored secrets bar the

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Historical Romance: The Shenandoah River Valley is full of romantic history that you will enjoy exploring along with the fictional Walsh family. Meet Garnet Wheelock whose indenture has been sold to a respectable widower. Sympathize with Amy Rogers who has lost all her family only to gain motherless children. Ride along with Sadie McEwan as harbored secrets bar the road to love. You relive a gentler time as love and faith are rooted in Virginian soil.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597899895
Publisher:
Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Series:
Romancing America
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Cathy Marie Hake is a Southern California native. She met her two loves at church: Jesus and her husband, Christopher. An RN, she loved working in oncology as well as teaching Lamaze. Health issues forced her to retire, but God opened new possibilities with writing. Since their children have moved out and are married, Cathy and Chris dote on dogs they rescue from a local shelter. A sentimental pack rat, Cathy enjoys scrapbooking and collecting antiques. “I’m easily distracted during prayer, so I devote certain tasks and chores to specific requests or persons so I can keep faithful in my prayer life.” Since her first book in 2000, she’s been on multiple best-seller and readers’ favorite lists.

Bestselling author Vickie McDonough grew up wanting to marry a rancher, but instead married a computer geek who is scared of horses. She now lives out her dreams in her fictional stories about ranchers, cowboys, lawmen, and others living in the Old West. Vickie is the award-winning author of thirty-five published books and novellas. Her novels include the fun and feisty Texas Boardinghouse Brides series, and Gabriel’s Atonement, Book 1 in her Land Rush Dreams series.
Vickie has been married thirty-nine years to Robert. They have four grown sons, one of whom is married, and a precocious eight-year-old granddaughter. When she’s not writing, Vickie enjoys reading, antiquing, watching movies, and traveling. To learn more about Vickie’s books or to sign up for her newsletter, visit her website: www.vickiemcdonough.com
 

Susan Page Davis is the author of more than fifty novels, in the romance, mystery, suspense, and historical romance genres. A Maine native, she now lives in western Kentucky with her husband, Jim, a retired news editor. They are the parents of six, and the grandparents of nine fantastic kids. She is a past winner of the Carol Award, the Will Rogers Medallion for Western Fiction, and the Inspirational Readers’ Choice Award. Susan was named Favorite Author of the Year in the 18th Annual Heartsong Awards. Visit her website at: www.susanpagedavis.com.

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Virginia Brides 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Three books about love and romance and hardships. Spoke of Love, Spinning out of Control and Weaving a Future will uplift you, encourage you, and help you to grow. In first story - Spoke of Love - we love and compassion for an indentured servant brought to America to be sold as a bride. Samuel is a widower and cannot stand to see Garnet abused. So he buys her and takes her home to help take care of his children. They both have a lot of brokeness to overcome before they can reach out to each other and trust each other. In Spinning Out of Control Micah returns home to learn his wife has died in childbirth. He finds her cousin there caring for his children. He has a hard time letting go of his wife's death and his grief at not being there and finds it hard to reach out to his new daughter. He also has a hard time accepting Amy Rogers being in his house and his other daughter loving her so. In Weaving A Future Sadie lies to Harry who has purchases horses from her father because she is afraid he will not complete the deal. She needs the money. She loves Harry but weaves so many lies, she doesn't know how to get out of the mess she has wove. In the meantime a couple of soldiers try to rob her and it takes servant going after Harry to bring him back to save her. All three stories will draw you in and not let you quit until the last word. You keep wanting to go on.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Virginia Brides covers the loves and losses of the Walsh family from 1750-1848. In Spoke of Love by Cathy Marie Hake widower Samuel Walsh buy's indentured servant Garnet Wheelock in 1750. Garnet has lost the ability to speak, but despite that she quickly gains the affection of Samual's children. But can Samuel and Garnet allow themselves to fall in love again. In the second story Spinning Out of Control by Vickie McDonough Amy Rogers arrives unanounced to the farm of her cousin Kathryn looking for a place to stay after the death of her abusive father. Amy finds Kathryn in labor and after delivering the baby Kathryn dies living Amy to care for her children. When Kathryn's husband Micah Walsh arrives home he is not happy to find this stanger in his house. But he allows Amy to stay, but will these two allow an attachment to form? In the final story Weaving a Future by Susan Page Davis Sadie McEwan has become the lady of the house after the death of her mother and with her brother in the army fighting in Mexico she has become her father's assistant in managing the horse farm when horse trader Harry Cooper in 1848. But when a double tradegy hits will Sadie turst this newcomer enough to allow him to help? All three stories are sweet inspirtional romances.