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Chasing Charity (Texas Fortunes Trilogy #2)

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Fuel your love of romance in this mesmerizing sequel to Marcia Gruver's Diamond Duo. In this second book of the Texas Fortunes series, Charity Bloom is left stranded at the altar after her best friend takes off with her fiance. How will she ever show her face in town again? After Buddy Pierce discovers oil on the Bloom property, he realizes the real treasure may be above g ...more
Paperback, 301 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Barbour Books
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"Chasing Charity" is the follow-up to "Diamond Duo" and it is a wonderful addition to the Texas Fortunes series. My only regret is that I didn't pick up my copy of "Diamond Duo" and refresh my memory of the story before I started this one, I didn't do that until I was finished with "Chasing Charity" and then I went - "Oh, duh! That's who those characters are!" Just to help you all out - "Diamond Duo" is about Bertha and her best friend Magda and "Chasing Charity" is about their daughters Charity ...more
Keli Gwyn
It’s the year 1905 in Humble, Texas, one Charity Bloom will never forget. Being left at the altar when her fiancé, Daniel Clark, flees in full view of the town is bad enough, but seeing her life-long best friend, Emily Dane, dashing after him is almost more than she can bear.

Humble is overrun with fortune seekers eager to cash in on the oil boom, and Charity vows to have nothing to do with them. However, when oilman Buddy Pierce arrives and hits a gusher on Charity’s mother’s land, she can’t de
I liked this book much better than book 1 of the series. This one held my attention from beginning to end. I was glad that Bertha was back for the second book, but disappointed that so much time had elapsed. The only things that I didn't like about the book was that I find it hard to believe a girl can stuff pillows in her bed, sneak out and be gone for about 24 hours without anyone realizing it. Although the girl (Emmy) had been staying in her room quite a bit, due to shame, guilt, etc., it see ...more
Chasing Charity seems a fitting title for this book. There is Daniel and Buddy Pierce both chasing Charity for her love. Charity is downhearted because Daniel left her at the altar on her wedding day. Then Buddy comes to their house and finds oil on their property.
That turns everything upside down as a best friend tries to steal their land. They have to leave their land while Buddy directs those who are looking for the oil. As they are about to give up and return to their house, oil falls everyw
A remarkable second novel in the Texas Fortunes Series - this one centering around Bertha's daughter, Charity. I personally loved the change in generation with the characters, as it is rare with a series to get to see characters in vastly different times in their lives.

Charity has recently been left at the alter by Daniel Clark and is trying to move on with her life. Buddy Pierce is new to Humble, Texas, having joined the Oil Boom. Daniel is absolutely terrible in his manipulation of both Charit
Chasing Charity is a delightful, fun read. I found the story very compelling and hard to resist. What I mean by that is I wanted to keep picking it up to read it. I breezed through the novel fairly quickly and didn't get bored with the story at all. The near-kisses were pretty exciting, but not overly so. I enjoyed the history of the town and the added conflict shown through the variety of perspectives, which is not usally done in typical romances.

On a more comical note, I enjoyed the crazy mam
Keekee Bird
I loved this book! I was alittle more relatable then first (which don't get me wrong, was a great book.)
I think they keep getting better as the story goes on though!
This book was my favorite of the trio!
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Marcia Gruver, author and creative writing teacher, lives in Texas, and has published various articles, poems, and devotionals. Her novel, Love Never Fails, won third place in the 2007 ACFW Genesis Contest. She is a member of ACFW, Fellowship of Christian Writers, and The Writers View."
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Other Books in the Series

Texas Fortunes Trilogy (3 books)
  • Diamond Duo (Texas Fortunes Trilogy #1)
  • Emmy's Equal (Texas Fortunes, Book 3)
Raider's Heart (Backwoods Brides #1) Bandit's Hope (Backwoods Brides #2) Emmy's Equal (Texas Fortunes, Book 3) Diamond Duo (Texas Fortunes Trilogy #1) Hunter's Prize (Backwoods Brides #3)

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