Margaret Lane is a senator’s daughter and devoted naturalist who lands a job working alongside park rangers in Mount Rainer National Park in 1927. Chief Ranger Ford Brayden takes his job managing the park very seriously. When a development company plans to build the Paradise Inn as a tourist destination nearby, the park’s unflawed beauty…… Continue reading Road to Paradise by Karen Barnett
Ballerina Ana Brassfield has her path to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York and her future with fiancé Peter Engberg all figured out—until her first love, renowned German dancer Claus Gert, shows up in the Deep South of America to dance with her and win her back. Claus kisses her after…… Continue reading A Season to Dance by Patricia Beal
What’s on your summer reading list? Today I am reading The Road to Paradise!
In the spring of 1885, Luba Engstrom meets Nicholas Matroona, a strong, brooding Native from the island of Unalaska. Against her parents’ wishes, she elopes, believing love will be enough to bridge the gap between the civilized world of Juneau and the primitive culture of Nicholas’s small village. After all, before Luba was born, her…… Continue reading Return to the Misty Shore by Bonnie Leon
Through The Deep Waters by Kim Vogal Sawyer is about Dinah who is desperate to escape her past. Growing up in a brothel, there is little hope for Dianah. When her mother dies, she leaves Chicago and gets a job with Harvey’s railroad in hopes to be a Harvey Serving girl. Things start to look…… Continue reading Through the Deep Waters by Kim Vogal Sawyer
Three stories in one of a family’s who’s lives are changed by the war. In White Christmas by Cara Putnum finds Abigail Turner working at a candy shop and going to school. She has no interest in an romantic relationship until a young man waltzes in her life and turns it upside down. In I’ll…… Continue reading Where Treetops Glisten
After the mysterious death of her father, Miss Gillian Young takes a new job as the principal costume designer at the renowned Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. But while she remembers her father as a kind, well-respected man of the Police Force, clues she uncovers indicate he’d been living a double life: a haunting photograph of…… Continue reading A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd