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The Mountain Midwife

The Mountain Midwife

On 8/17 Silver Shrew wrote: Laurie Alice Eakes has written a novel about midwifery, “The Mountain Midwife”. Ashley Tolliver, her mother and her mother’s mother and on back in time have always been midwives for the people of their Appalachian community. Ashley really wants to go to medical school and be able to do more for ... The Mountain Midwife

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3 Stars

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The Girl From the Train

The Girl From the Train

On 11/12 Silver Shrew wrote: “The Girl from the Train” by Irma Joubert is one of those books that stay with you long after you’ve finished reading the last page. The story begins in April, 1944 in Poland. The Resistance had planned to blow up a troop train. But it was an unscheduled train bound for Auschwitz, taking Jewish ... The Girl from the Train

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5 Stars

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A Heart's Promise

A Heart's Promise

On 10/15 Silver Shrew wrote: “A Heart’s Promise” is book five in the Journey of the Heart series by Colleen Coble. Set at Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming Territory, this short novel is about Emmie Croftner who has been betrayed by her husband, whom she found out was a bigamist. She is pregnant and is staying with her friends at ... A Heart's Promise

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3 Stars

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Bluebonnet Bride

Bluebonnet Bride

On 7/8 Silver Shrew wrote: “Bluebonnet Bride” by Colleen Coble is actually a novella published by Thomas Nelson. Ms. Coble has written several romantic suspense novels. The story is about a mail order bride from Finland, Elli Korpela, who sailed to New York and then on to Texas to marry a man she’d never met. Nathan ... “Bluebonnet Bride” by Colleen Coble

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3 Stars

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Distortion

Distortion

On 6/3 Silver Shrew wrote: “Distortion" by Terri Blackstock was a book that was difficult to put down until it was finished. In fact I read it in two days. It is a riveting story about the murder of a well-respected Panama City surgeon as his wife watched in horror. That was not the end of her misery though as she received ... "Distortion": by Terri Blackstock

Silver Shrew's Rating:

4 Stars

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Dancing with Fireflies

Dancing with Fireflies

On 3/3 Silver Shrew wrote: The story begins with Jade McKinley in Chicago, where she has been for a year trying to make a go of her music and trying to forget the death of her one true love. She shares an apartment with a friend, but her dreams have not come true. After a disastrous date she finds herself back home in Indiana ... I'm Hooked on Books

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5 Stars

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Plain Peace

Plain Peace

On 2/20 Silver Shrew wrote: “Plain Peace” by Beth Wiseman is one book in The Daughters of Promise Series. I have read novels by Beth Wiseman before and always loved them. This one was no different. The book is the story of four women, three Amish and one Englisch. All four women are facing problems within themselves either ... “Plain Peace” by Beth Wiseman

Silver Shrew's Rating:

4 Stars

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A Bride for All Seasons

A Bride for All Seasons

On 11/1 Silver Shrew wrote: “A Bride for All Seasons” is a collection of stories about mail order brides by various authors, published by Thomas Nelson. The connecting theme and connection is the Hitching Post Mail Order Bride Catalogue, whose editor is Melvin Hitchcock. He takes it as his personal responsibility to see that ... “A Bride for All Seasons” a Collection

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4 Stars

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Letters to Katie

Letters to Katie

On 8/13 Silver Shrew wrote: “Letters to Katie”, written by Kathleen Fuller, is the story of a young Amish woman, Katie, who has been in love with Johnny since she was a teenager. Johnny pays no attention to Katie and treats her as an annoyance to him. Katie is a sweet girl, kind to everyone and ready to help all. Johnny ... Letters to Katie

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3 Stars

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A Hopeful Heart

A Hopeful Heart

On 7/8 Silver Shrew wrote: A Hopeful Heart was written by Amy Clipston as Book One in the Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel Series and printed by Zondervan. It is the story of Hannah Glick, who is a young widow with 16 year-old fraternal twin girls and a younger son, Andrew. She works at the Lancaster Grand Hotel in Paradise, ... Thoughtful Story

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4 Stars

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A Path Toward Love

A Path Toward Love

On 6/28 Silver Shrew wrote: “A Path Toward Love”, written by Cara Lynn James and published by Thomas Nelson, was a very interesting look into the lives of New York’s social elite during the early 1900’s. Katherine Osborne is a young widow trying to make a go of the citrus groves her husband left her after his death. His ... A Path Toward Love

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4 Stars

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