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Spring Blossom (The Downing Sisters #1)

4.09  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
For every flowering blossom of spring, a heart discovers true love...

MAGGIE: As a spirited girl of fourteen, she fell head over heels in love with a handsome stranger -- a love she was too young to understand.

HUNTER: Part Indian, and all gentleman, he was touched by young Maggie's charms and secretly vowed to ask for her hand when she was of marrying age. He did return to
Mass Market Paperback, 336 pages
Published August 28th 1992 by Diamond/Charter (first published August 1992)
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Sep 08, 2010 Kayla rated it it was amazing
I read this many years ago, but it was the one of the few books I re-read. It's a wonderful historical romance. :)
1.5 stars

I read FAMILY REUNION, the sequel, over a year ago and was impressed with Ms. Metcalf's writing. There were many references to characters in SPRING BLOSSOM so I added this title to my list of books that I wanted to find. And, sadly to say, after reading this romance I was disappointed.

We first meet Maggie when she is 15 and Hunter is 27. He is impressed with Maggie's beauty and refreshing take on life. He returns 3 years later only to find that she is both caustic and embittered. He mar
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Aug 27, 2012 Julie Ramsey rated it it was amazing
Shelves: done
he Downing Sisters (Spring Blossom and Family Reunion)

Spring Blossom: Maggie is the eldest of four sisters. At 15 she is sure that she has met the man she wants to be with forever but he tells her she is too young but he will return in a few years to see if they might suit. But when Hunter returns 3 yrs later, the girl who was full of life, with a pleasant and appealing nature was no longer. In her place was an ice princess and war-monger who never wanted to leave her home. Her father explained
Apr 16, 2013 Joy rated it liked it

A sweet old fashioned romance with a not so pleasant subject at the center of the novel.

Years later Hunter returns for the beautiful fun loving girl he hasn’t been able to forget only to find a sombre and bitter stranger in her place.

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May 04, 2014 Victoria rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
I'm pretty sure I read this.
Oct 17, 2014 Julie rated it it was ok
an ok read
May 04, 2012 Brenda rated it it was amazing
This was the first romance novel I read many years ago. I loved it!! Still have the original copy that is very dearly loved! Have re-read many time, and will continue to re-read for ever
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Too fluffy for my tastes
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