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Women of three generations...their lives intertwined for more than a century
Catherine Howard
She left behind everything she knew to go in search of the life she yearned for in the untamed land of Arizona. But it took the reckless, hot-blooded Lorenzo to give meaning to her consuming passion...
Jessie Davalos Howard
Catherine's daughter, she grew up longing for the one man she
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Mass Market Paperback, 371 pages
Published January 12th 1984 by Fawcett (first published April 12th 1982)
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Cindy Woods
May 17, 2016 Cindy Woods rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very good read

Couldnt put it down. I already am a fan of Parris Afton Bonds, and this book is a good example of her fine work.
Bonds has the wonderful ability to write historical romance novels that use accurate historical events as a structure for her plots. This book is segregated into three parts...three stories that intertwine. The political and legal events in this book based mostly on three women is brilliantly developed. I ran through every emotion as I continued reading...anger, anxiety
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Jun 02, 2016 Sandra Long Long rated it it was amazing
OMG! There are three parts to this book. The last page of part one stopped my heart. That actually happened many times during my time spent reading this fabulous, epic novel. I don't leave spoilers but try to let you know what you'll be missing if you don't read. I discovered Parris last year and am trying to read everything she writes. So far I have not been disappointed. You will find yourself, not breathing, catching your breath or just pure sighing. The endings are always perfect for the nov ...more
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Wonderful story and great story telling. Not usually my type of book, but glad I read it.
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This was an interesting read spanning three lifetimes. I liked the history that played through their lives through the generations.
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Parris Afton Bonds is the mother of five sons and the author of forty published novels. She is the co-founder and first vice president of Romance Writers of America as well as the cofounder of Southwest Writers Workshop, all of which nudged her closer to being committed to Bedlam, which she has managed to avoid so far by a pretense at sanity.

Declared by ABC's Nightline as one of the three-best-sel
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