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The Husband Tree by Mary Connealy
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it was amazing
bookshelves: barbour-books, christianfiction, historical, own
Recommended to Margaret by: Angie Brillhart
Read in December, 2009 — I own a copy

It is quite a fact that I have yet to come across a book by Mary Connealy that I did not like. I loved the Lassoed in Texas series and I am enamored with the Montana Marriages series. It is baffling to me how each and every story can grip you further. The catty whit is so amusing and the characters are lovely. The issues dealing with real world problems are incredibly woven in a western historical standpoint and cause a reader to truly think. The growing love between protagonists is breathe taking and palpable.

Belle Tanner is not your average western woman, but a woman not to be challenged. She has had her fill of husbands, as is shown by the occupied dirt surrounding three sides of the Husband Tree. The last thing that she wants is another husband nor a romance that leads that general direction. Silas is man with two near misses when it comes to marriage and not looking for another chance. When time has run out and a cattle drive has to be made by Belle and her four daughters, the drifter Silas is her only hope. What God brings together, let no man put apart.

As a mother of a new baby reading and watching Belle's days with her girls especially her infant is amazing. I cannot imagine nursing while riding on horseback, much less changing a diaper in mid gallop without missing a beat. I am thrilled and enchanted to the bone by the tale devised by Mary's imagination and I cannot wait for the third installment in the series The Wildflower Bride. In this book you get a taste for what might be in for Wade Sawyer and Abby Lind. *sigh* Anticipation.


*Thanks to Angie Brillhart of Barbour Books for providing a copy for review.*
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100% "I've yet to meet a book by @MaryConnealy that I did not like."

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Christy I think you have an aversion to spelling wit as "whit". :o) LOL!


Margaret Chind I cannot spell and have horrid grammar. This is why I read books, not write them. LOL


Christy I thought you would get a kick out of me finding that! :o) My grammar stinks when it comes to verb tenses, but I'm a pretty good speller...one out of two isn't bad. Guess that's why I'm not a writer either.


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