Caught between her desire to fit in and a new intriguing friendship...will she follow what her head tells her is right, or will she follow her heart to a fresh new beginning…
Violet has always known she wanted to be a schoolteacher. When she finds herself exactly where she wants to be, doing what she wants to do, and living in a town that has accepted her as one of their own, she cannot help but feel her life is perfect. Until a mysterious stranger and his son comes to town that throws Violet’s plans for a loop.
Julian has stolen the heart of his school teacher with his bright wit and keen mind. His father, on the other hand, is not quite as accepting. Gabriel finds himself coming face to face with Violet and little did he know that his heart could change in such an instant. Could he learn to love again? Will Violet and Gabriel let their love evolve into a beautiful union or will the townspeople win in their disapproval of such an unlikely match.
Find out if Violet and Gabriel can truly overcome the odds, or will their differences pull them apart into a lifetime of doubt and regret…
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Nelson, The Pirate Round (2002), about a former pirate whose voyage to the Indian Ocean puts him on course to encounter some dangerous enemies out of his past; #3 in the Brethren of the Coast seriesThat's until the next one comes alongRate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars2 of 5 stars3 of 5 stars4 of 5 stars5 of 5 stars Jade: The Strength of Jade (Mail Order Bride - Jewels of the West Book 5) by Grace Fisher (Goodreads Author) 3.77 avg rating — 40 ratings — 12 editions Want to Read saving Error rating bookJane Kamensky and Jill Lepore, Blindspot (2008), about a portrait painter, a fallen woman disguised as his male apprentice, and an Oxford-educated African-born doctor in pre-Revolutionary Boston who set out to find the truth after a revolutionary leader is murdered the day his portrait is to be paintedHer father approvesMLindermuth, The Accidental Spy (2008), about a rogue who falls in love and, by accident, becomes a hero during the Revolutionary WarSeanacha, Dead Bird in the Weeds (2009), about an Irish peasant woman who joins the 1798 rebellion against England; self-published
Peter Smalley, Barbary Coast , about British naval officers on a dangerous mission to the Barbary Coast; #3 in the William Rennie seriesCameron Judd, Boone: A Novel of an American Legend (2005), about the westward trailblazer Daniel BooneMary Lee Settle, O Beulah Land , about the founding of a West Virginia town in the early part of the eighteenth century; #2 (but the first written) in the Beulah Quintet series, which covers a range of time periodsSo, in reality, I would probably give this book 3 1/2 stars since I was in between liking and really liking this bookRefresh and try againViolet, on the other hand, was obnoxious - not b/c she was insecure, that was kind of charming, but because she made Ford work so hard for her loveFLaurel Corona, Finding Emilie (2011), about a French girl curious about the scandalous past of her aristocratic mother, an intellectual who died shortly after giving birth to her, and determined to explore her own potential along with the friend who is as close to her as a sister
GersonShirley Seifert, River Out of Eden (1940), about a New Orleans merchant's son who travels up the Mississippi River to Illinois in the late eighteenth centuryDavid Liss, The Devil's Company (2009), about an ex-boxer blackmailed into stealing corporate secrets from the British East India Company; #3 in the Benjamin Weaver seriesThomas Flanagan, The End of the Hunt , about the creation of the Irish Free State and the civil war that followed; #3 in the Irish trilogyRefresh and try againLion Feuchtwanger, This Is the Hour (1951; also titled Goya), about the Spanish Francisco Goya, and his transition from court painter for Charles IV to a painter with a political conscience who used his art to protest Spain's repressive policiesYou'll need to read this book to learn about both.I love Lauren and Devon's writingThomas Silkstone mystery series
Hervey Allen, Anthony Adverse (1933), about an orphaned boy adopted by a wealthy man in the late eighteenth century and his adventures during the French Revolution and the rise of NapoleonThey do not play a major role, but the reader gets to see a little bit more of their livesBruce Alexander, Smuggler's Moon (2001), about a blind London magistrate who investigates smuggling and murder; based on the historical Sir John Fielding; #8 in the Sir John Fielding mystery seriesflag 1 likeLike see review Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars2 of 5 stars3 of 5 stars4 of 5 stars5 of 5 stars Captivated Love by Grace Fisher (Goodreads Author) 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings Want to Read saving Error rating bookDebbie Taylor, The Fourth Queen , about an eighteenth century Scottish woman kidnapped for a Moroccan harem 5d8a9798ff