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Swim The River

3.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  6 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Since Amelia ‘Falcon Woman’ Tucker was a small child, she heard the stories of how her mother was Rescued from the River by her father. Rising Wolf held her heart captive for years before he asked for her hand in marriage. Although the river had always called to her, she never knew how much she loved the stalwart Indian until she had to Swim the River to save him.

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Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
Amelia had a real crush on Rising Wolf, but she knew it would never amount to anything. She was a half-breed and Rising Wolf was an important warrior in his tribe. He’d undoubtedly marry a full-blooded Indian tribe member.

This author takes you for a walk back in history. The story is set in the time period when Native Americans were first being confined to reservations. Indians had their own ceremonies, their own land, and their own lifestyles. The Army was only interested in confining them and
Author: Stephy Smith
Published By: Astraea Press
Age Recommend: Adult
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Raven Rating: 4
Blog Review For: Great Minds Think Aloud


"Swim the River" by Stephy Smith was a good read. I enjoyed how this author was able to mix a story with whites' and Indians.... showing how the hatred of some whites toward the Indians were horrible. I didn't think I was going to like this novel however, after completely
finishing it .... I found this a good read.

"Swim the River" told the story
Dec 19, 2012 Rachael rated it liked it
I liked this book ( as big fan of NA books) only a few things bugged me
first was that like any romance and long time love I was looking forward to reading about their first night together to see what it was like for them both (not being pervy or anything)
But nothing

was sad to read about her first miscarriage .... that was heartbreaking ...
but then about a month later she was pregnant again and again no mention of them getting it on ...
was almost like a G rated Christian romance (which im not
May 15, 2012 Tifferz rated it really liked it
This takes place in the late 1800's. I was swept back in time when life was much different than it is today. It was refreshing to read about Native Americans. In the story we watch Falcon Woman and Rising Wolf fall in love and make a life together. We also get to see how Falcon Woman's brother falls in love as well. I found it very hard to put this story down. Life back then was very hard and we get to see that. We also get a peek about fear of loosing a loved one and death of a loved one. Thoug ...more
Jun 02, 2013 Charissa rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2013
Historical fiction in 1889-1890; the history was good; the characters were well done, but the story felt stilted and unfinished. It just ended abruptly, and it had the potential to have a super awesome thrilling plot...but it was just mediocre okay instead.
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