You Send Me
The daughter of an over-protective father, Millicent Anderson has never been permitted an ounce of freedom? her father has kept her completely sheltered from boys, and even quashed her dream of being a teacher. But when a family trip leads her to tiny Moose Falls, Montana, and she catches sight of bad boy Johnny Pickett, her heart flips -- and before she knows it, she's br...more
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You Send Me is a prequel to Letters To A Secret Lover and tells the story of Aunt Millie and how she found herself in Moose Falls Montana, and how she met Johnny Prickett, the love of her life.
In Letters To a Secret Lover, we came to love Aunt Millie, even though we never met her, and so it was such a joy getting a glimpse into this young woman who went on to affect so many lives.
Thanks for this story, Ms. Blake. It was s ...more
This very short story with approximately 55 pages centers on a young woman in 1957 named Millie who is in her early twenties but still under the thumb of her parents especially that of her father. While on vacation in Montana, Millie meets Johnny and it's lust at first sight. But, Johnny is the type of guy Millie's father would never approve of for his daughter. So, when push comes to shove will Millie once more submit to her father ...more
This short-novella reminded me of my MOST favorite movie of all time, "DIRTY DANCING!" Hence there was absolutely NO dancing, but the storylines were similar.
Good, well-behaved young lady, Millicent Anderson, has done every single thing her father had ever asked her to do. Go to a Catholic School, attending an all-girls college, and eventually graduating with her teacher's degree. However, Millie's father, Harold, doesn't want her to teach in A ...more
Admittedly, I really like Toni Blake's writing so I tend to rate her books pretty high.
This short story is a good example of her work and how she develops the characters/situations at a quick, comfortable pace. If you like this book, you should definitely check out her other books. You won't be disappointed!
It is about a young woman whose father is over protective. They go on a family vacation and Millie falls in love with a bad boy