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Absolution (The Love's Valley #2)

4.11  ·  Rating Details ·  266 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
The Irish are hardheaded so Elspeth Hamilton doesn't like them. The Mexicans are hotheaded so likewise, she doesn't think much of them either. Since Rebels burned her family home, killing both her parents in the Chambersburg, Pennsylvania fire, it stands to reason she surely doesn't waste affection on Rebels. Colum Sullivan is all three: Irish, Mexican and Rebel. It would ...more
Kindle Edition, 194 pages
Published December 18th 2012 by Montlake Romance (first published October 30th 2005)
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Tamara
Sep 27, 2016 Tamara rated it liked it
Funny, light and completely predictable.
Jess Schira
Jan 13, 2015 Jess Schira rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I read this book as part of the year without a duke challenge.

Before starting Absolution, I was intrigued by the concept behind it. I know enough about that period of history to know that the differences between the two main characters would make a romance tough. It was. However, despite the difference of their heritage and the ugliness of supporting different sides of the Civil War, at heart both characters are very much alike and they both see things in the other they admire and that draws the
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Cheryl
May 20, 2015 Cheryl rated it it was amazing
Wonderful story!!

I love stories where women are strong no matter what era the book is written in. Ellie is a great character. Strong, independent thinking and full of spirit. Culen is the same way. She is a northerner and he is a southerner right after Civil war. And sparks fly! I loved this story!
Elise
Jan 21, 2009 Elise rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Reminds me of myself(mostly when I was alot yonger) when I used to argue for the fun of it. Good verbal sparing.
*note, perhaps a little suggetive, but no bedroom scenes. A good way to put is flirty*
Karen Tuttle
Feb 23, 2016 Karen Tuttle rated it it was amazing
Excellent!

This was a really well written story and I couldn't put it down. I loved all the characters including the bad guys.
Danica Page (One Page at a Time)
It was a cute book. I loved this story. It was refreshing and once again I love the spunk of Carolyn Brown's characters.
Ashley
Apr 15, 2008 Ashley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: romance lovers
This book has a great story, however it's a little slow. The author takes a long time getting from one point to the next. Very clean and romantic tho. I loved it and would read it again.
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Aug 08, 2016 Sawsan rated it did not like it
Ok I understand this book has a high rating and fabulous reviews, I just couldn't see it. I literally forced myself to finish it
Jen
Feb 01, 2008 Jen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
this was my favorite of the five book series. i wouldnt want to give to much away but i absolutely fell in love with the character. reminded me of how i felt about things in my teenage years
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“Women can be strong, Colum. Very strong when they have to be or when they're forced to be. On the outside we are like little rose petals, all soft and sweet, but on the inside we're often made of something a lot tougher because we have to be” 1 likes
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