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Hummingbird Lake (Eternity Springs #2)

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Experience the magic of Eternity Springs, where broken hearts find healing, in this uplifting novel in Emily March’s unforgettable new series.

Haunted by painful memories, pediatric surgeon Sage Anderson gives up medicine and moves to Eternity Springs. There she finds a place to call home, but even her newfound success as a gifted artist isn’t enough to keep her nightmare...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published March 22nd 2011 by Ballantine Books (first published January 1st 2011)
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KatLynne
An incredible book and one that I loved!

Eternity Springs, Colorado – Population 828 – “A Little Piece of Heaven in the Colorado Rockies”---

WOW....For me, this was one of the most intensely emotional books I've read. I enjoy “small-town” series and now Emily March is right up there amongst my favorites. While the first in this series was excellent, this one was Amazing!

Eternity Springs is a very small town, nestled in the Colorado Mountains, with scatterings of Victorian-era cottages and store f...more
 Lady Jayne *~*The Beach Bandida*~*
May 03, 2011 Lady Jayne *~*The Beach Bandida*~* rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Those who enjoy small towns, magical realism and don't mind mild heat
This was a 5-Star read for me. I loved it!!

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One of my favourite quotes:

'“What?”
“Nothing. You’re ridiculous.”
“Made you smile, though, didn’t I? I fe
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♡Karlyn P♡
DNF at 60% through, this series is not for me. Only began reading this one as I bought book 1 & 2 together. I only 'liked' book 1, and probably would never of continued if I didn't already own it. I gave it a second try, but the G-rated passion mixed with over-the-top emotional drama, (which is more depressing then romantic), didn't cut it for me. The heroine in this book has a serious issue with post traumatic stress syndrome and a heart breaking story to go along with it, but jeez she was...more
Saly
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Jill
3.5 stars

Sage Anderson has come to the small town of Eternity Springs to heal and recuperate. Formerly a surgeon with Doctors Without Borders, she has witnessed tragedy and bloodshed firsthand in Africa. Colt Rafferty is a chemical engineer. He comes to Eternity Springs for rest and relaxation from the stress of his job as an industrial explosions' investigator.

This second in the Eternity Springs series is as warm and fuzzy as the first book. Colt is a wonderfully patient hero. And he needs to b...more
Ana
Much better than the first book.

I love Colt. He is unsatisfied with his job and comes to Eternity Springs to unwind. There he meets Sage, a wounded woman and he is instantly attracted to her. His job and the realization that what he feels for her is much deeper and longer lasting than a fling, makes his decision to move to Eternity Springs easy. He is so playful, gentle and patient with Sage.

Sage has gone trough a terrible experience that scarred her deeply. She has nightmares, and is suffering...more
Steffi
Hummingbird Lake is the second book in the Eternity Springs series.

After Angel's Rest, I was very excited and anxious to read the second book Hummingbird Lake . I really liked Sage in the first book of the series, in which she appears to be a very mysterious and deeply hurt woman. Of course, I wanted to know her secret and her story. In the first book she doesn't seem as troubled but she wasn't the main character so that change wasn't a problem for me.

Colt Rafferty is not only an incredible...more
StellaR
Some parts were boring me to sleep and the heroine was annoying, so yeah..despite her problems, I found it hard to excuse her attitude. The fact that she resolved it at the end was not helping.
As for the others, I love the residence of Eternity Springs and this Rafferty guy was just perfect.
~Megan~
I am really enjoying this series! I liked this one a little better than the last, but I felt like it was alllll about Sage in the relationship. Colt is pretty much every woman's dream man! I know Sage was dealing with PTSD issues from this horrible thing that happened to her, and I understand that, but not once did they talk about him and what he felt other than him telling her how much he loved her. Honestly, he had the patience of a saint and when she finally pushed him over the edge, everyone...more
Ian
Carrying with her horrific emotional scars, Sage turns her back on the medical profession and retreats to Eternity Springs where she paints fanciful pictures of fairies. But the torment is never far away and in the early hours of the morning, locked away in her studio she pours out her anguish onto canvass in disturbing images of horror. Images she will never let anyone see.
Visiting Eternity Springs, Colt is immediately drawn to the enigma of Sage Anderson, but the torment of her soul which he h...more
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Michele
This is book #2 about the residents of a small Colorado mountain town, Eternity Springs. The town is having new life breathed into it by a "healing retreat" centered around the hot springs and run by Celeste, a wise, older woman who has a faith and a fascination with all things angels.

This book centered on Sage, a physician-turned-artist, who is a bit of a basket-case. She is suffering from PTSD after an extremely violent and traumatic stint in Africa with Doctors without Borders. She will not d...more
Dawn
Sage Anderson feels broken after a trauma in her life, which was so bad she gave up being a pediatric doctor. Moving to Eternity has helped a little, but the darkness remains deep inside of her. When her nightmares are so bad she can’t sleep, she paints in red and black all night to bury the memories.

Colt Rafferty has come to spend a weekend of fishing with his father. He wants some time out, from his working life, a refuge from the tragedy he deals with which is sucking his life away. He can’t...more
~*~Brooke's Stripped Down Reviews~*~
I'm glad I continued to read the 2nd book in the Eternity Springs series and I will continue to read more. Sage was emotionally damaged (for very good reasons) and Colt was just so committed to helping her...a classic love story. What I love most about a series of books, like this one, is the reference to previous characters (like Nic & Gabe). I would just love a little town like this with close friends, family, and healing powers.
Denise
3 1/2 stars for me. while I liked this book, I liked the first book in the series better. Too many emotional pitfalls with this series that feels forced. I don't think I will read the 3rd book etc. Too many setups for more books and as I quote from the book, it was a little too "woo woo" for me.
Hayley
Beautiful, Heartfelt Story of a woman who is afraid to fall in love and open her heart to a man or even her friends.....

Even though this story isn't about Celeste Blessing, I found this quote to be most fitting about her and such a sweet endearment....

"Celeste had been Santa Claus, a fairy godmother, and Glenda the Good Witch, all wrapped up in a bow. When she gracefully brought her arms out as though she were a dove unfurling her wings to take flight, Sage corrected herself. Celeste Blessing w...more
Sharon
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REVIEW: 4 out of 5 stars

Hummingbird Lake is a heartwarming, emotional story about Dr. Sage Anderson who is a sufferer of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after witnessing horrors whilst volunteering for Doctors without Borders in Africa.

Since her ordeal, she no longer practices as a pediatric surgeon but is now a successful artist; putting her thoughts as well as her nightmares into her work and surrounding herself with close friends. Eternity Springs is her s...more
Mara
This was a bit better than the previous book in the series. However, it is still very angsty and full of drama and emotional baggage, so... Forewarned is forearmed.

Sage was a good character with a crappy past, and her issues made sense. She was aware of her problems, and willing to try to solve them, unlike the hero of the previous book (he just ran away from his problems). I thought her friends were bitchy in this book, and I understood why Sage snapped at them the way she did. Even at her wors...more
Jewels ♥ My Devastating Reads
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I really enjoyed March's writing style and story line in this book. She brings the little town of Eternity Springs to life with her descriptions and I was immediately swept away by the easy, natural pace of this novel and the rich people and places we encounter in the novel.

Sage Anderson is a character I have a huge amount of sympathy for. It's clear from the beginning of the novel that she's on the run, and barely acknowledging what she's...more
Suzanne Barrett
Sage Anderson, a young doctor witnessed tragedy while on assignment in central Africa and comes to Eternity Springs determined to heal from the nightmares that plague her sleep. Finding herself attracted to special investigator and woodcarver Colt Rafferty is both thrilling and terrifying.

For five years Sage has struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and convinced no one can help her, she turns to art. Days at the gallery and studio bring a sense of normalcy, but nights are another matte...more
Romancing the Book
Reviewer: Valerie

Blurb: Experience the magic of Eternity Springs, where broken hearts find healing, in this uplifting novel in Emily March’s unforgettable new series.

Haunted by painful memories, pediatric surgeon Sage Anderson gives up medicine and moves to Eternity Springs. There she finds a place to call home, but even her newfound success as a gifted artist isn’t enough to keep her nightmares at bay. Colt Rafferty is about to change all that.

Eternity Springs is a refuge for Colt, a place to g...more
Cindy Flory
Loved this book,in fact, I can't wait for the next book to hit the stands now. I'm totally hooked on this series, and Emily is fast becoming one of my all time favorite authors. I had already read Angel's Rest first, and fell in love immediately with this little town and all of the people living there. So when this book hit the stands, I didn't hesitate for one minute to buy it. I grew up in a very small town myself, just like the one that's described in this story, so I know full well how they...more
Megan Readinginthesunshine
Peadiatric surgeon Sage Anderson worked as a Doctors Without Borders volunteer in Africa. However, after witnessing and coming into contact with violence and tragedy, Sage gave up medicine and moved to Eternity Springs. Now in a place she can call home, Sage is an extremely talented artist, painting to try and forget the horrific memories. Colt Rafferty comes to Eternity Springs to take refuge and to clear his mind of the tragedies he investigates. When Colt and Sage meet, he is mesmerised by he...more
Connie N.
I really liked this continuation of the Angel's Rest series. I thought the first one was great, but this one surpassed it. Sage is an interesting character, an artist with a medical background and a intriguing history as a member of Doctors Without Borders. Not only does she resist love from a wonderfully persistent hottie but she also has some issues with her estranged sister. Loved the interaction with familiar characters from the first book in the series. Great town, nice relationships. Proba...more
Denise Jo
Haunted by painful memories, pediatric surgeon Sage Anderson gives up medicine and moves to Eternity Springs. There she finds a place to call home, but even her newfound success as a gifted artist isn’t enough to keep her nightmares at bay. Colt Rafferty is about to change all that.

Eternity Springs is a refuge for Colt, a place to ground himself when the stress of investigating tragedies takes its toll. He has come here for a little R & R, but instead of relaxing, he finds himself fascinated...more
Lynne Tull
You would think with a series named 'Eternity Springs' and a title 'Hummingbird Lake' you would be reading a 'fast read' 'feel good' book. Do not be fooled. Emily March, even her name sounds like Spring, has written a story about one of the darkest subjects that I have read. Luckily she has injected lighter moments throughout, but the dark side will keep you on edge until the rest of the story is told. Her first book also covered a tragic story, but nothing like this one. You will get through it...more
Randi
With a dark past, Sage Anderson settled in Eternity Springs in hoping to find a way to free herself from the nightmares and everything. She opened an art gallery and she's a painter - her childhood dream coming true. She's also peeved with Colt Rafferty for entering his work as a local when he doesn't live as a full-time resident in the small town.

Ordered to be on leave from his job, Colt decided to go ahead to Eternity Springs to forget his worries regarding his job and how he felt that it was...more
Marcia
The second in Emily March's Eternity Springs series. Not quite as good as the first (Angel's Rest), but good enough for me to reserve the third (Heartache Falls) and fourth (Lover's Leap) at the library.

Nothing whatsoever to do with the book, but... For all Kindlers out there who don't already use this service, I urge you to check out your local library or regional library network to see if they utilize Overdive to loan eBooks on Kindle. The borrowing process could not be easier. Once your hold...more
Shea
I liked this story better than the first in the series. I think Sage is a fascinating character and I always wanted to know more about her. I think the author did a good job giving glimpses into Sage's past so the reader has an understanding of her trauma. Colt is a likable romantic lead. Who wouldn't love a guy who brings you random presents just because.
Toni Lyn
I read both Angel's Rest and Hummingbird Lake and loved them both - great books that carry the story from book to book. Sage Anderson steps up when her friend Nicole needs her most to deliver her twins when there is no time to get to the hospital but Sage has secrets that she has not told anyone but her Father, which turned out to be a mistake now she does not trust the secret to anyone else, until she meets Colt Rafferty and turns her world upside down.
I can't wait to get my hands on the next...more
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Pseudonym(s): Geralyn Dawson

Like thousands of other Texans, author Emily March grew up fleeing the summertime heat at home for the beautiful Colorado Rockies. The daughter of Colorado natives, Emily spent her summers at the rustic, 1930's era family cabin in the mountains west of Denver, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and availing herself of the facilities (an outhouse) only when she could no...more
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