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Preview — A Log Cabin Christmas Collection by Wanda E. Brunstetter
A Log Cabin Christmas Collection (Barbour Christmas Collections)
Experience Christmas through the eyes of adventuresome settlers who relied on log cabins built from trees on their own land to see them through the cruel forces of winter. Discover how rough-hewed shelters become a home in which faith, hope, and love can flourish. Marvel in the blessings of Christmas celebrations without the trappings of modern commercialism where the tru
©2011 Snow Angel by Margaret Brownley
Maddie Parker is the new schoolteacher in Maverick, Texas. She is complained about daily to Sheriff Donovan. He was against hiring a city born teacher in the first place.
Now the school board was back telling him how she kept the kids after sc...more
Publisher: Barbour Books
Love is the best Christmas Gift for the American Pioneer. This book is a collection of several stories but I am going to be featuring a few stories on different days this week to give you a taste of the book.
The Dogtrot Christmas by Michelle Ule – Molly Faires’ brother is building a dog trot cabin on land he bought. Luis Vasco de Carvajal has been...more
The first story was Snow Angels by Margret Brownley set in Texas in 1885. This short story is...more
A Log Cabin Christmas includes:
Snow Angel by Margaret Brownley
An unexpected snowstorm traps a new school teacher, the town sheriff and three school children in a make-shift school house. All five people emerge from the storm and the school house changed...more
I loved this collection of stories. Each one of them are amazing by themselves, but by putting them all together in this way kept me reading from one to the next with ease.
So for the first story: Snow Angel by Margaret Brownley
This is an interesting read. Margaret Brownley writes this very serial story set in Maverick, Texas, of a young teacher that comes to teach in a town where there has been tragedy. In some instance's you feel...more
Nine Romances of American Pioneer Christmases
By various authors
A Log Cabin Christmas Collection is a compilation of nine heart-warming Christian romances by favorite authors created for the Christmas season. In this 9-in-1 book you have the following stories:
1) SNOW ANGEL by Margret Brownley set in Texas in 1885. Miss Maddie Parker is the new school teacher straight from Boston. When personalities clash and a snow storm traps the young teacher, three students, and...more
The days of log cabins have passed by the wayside, but this collection of short stories will take you back to the 1800’s, and into tough times, loss and love, and more. Let’s step into the past…
Each of the authors in this anthology is a recognized author who writes Christian themed stories. These stories have biblical references but they don’t overwhelm the story. Each story is set in a different location with each family having their...more
PUBLISHER: BARBOUR PUBLISHING
PUBLICATION DATE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
RATING: 4 OUT OF 5 STARS – VERY GOOD
PROS: Introduces readers to established authors and newcomers to the genre; perfect length of stories to read during the busy holiday season
CONS: Not ideal to read one story immediately after the other as the log cabin setting can get a bit repetitive
This endearing collection from Barbour follows on from the success of the previous year’s A Prairie Christmas Collection....more
Chaper 1 : "Snow Angel" by Margret Brownley. Maverick, Texas, 1885.
Chapter 2: "The Chistmas Secret" by Wanda E Brunstetter. Allentown, Pennslyvania,1880
Chapter 3: "Christmas Traps and Trimmings" by Kelly Eileen Hake. London, England, October 12, 1811
Chapter 4: "A Star in the Night" by Liz Jo...more
Each story contains the common theme of a pioneer Christmas in a log cabin. These cabins are in different locations and take on different forms, but all are set in the 1800s. There were well known authors and some new authors. This was an absolute delight to read. It...more
Nine Popular Authors
This is a book about 9 different short stories. The various authors are in their own right published and recognizable names. I enjoyed these stories they were quick reads and fun. I was not disappointed that the story was over other than just as you get to know the characters the story has concluded. But for Christmas stories these were fun and about the holiday season.
I would like to thank Net Galley and Barbour Publishing for allowing me to read and rev...more
Wholesome stories that took me to a different time and season even though I read this book on the beach!
Amish themed Christmas titles are in abundance this year, from novellas to short stories, to story collections that include accounts from pioneer days to more contemporary times. The following titles are a few I consider the best-of-the-best with brief overviews of their stories…
Full Review: http://tinyurl.com/745uvj8
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