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Preview — Prairie Wife by Cheryl St. John
No mother should have to bury her child
Amy Shelby had learned this sorrow well. Her heart had gone into the ground a year ago along with her boy's tiny casket. And not even her husband, Jesse, wrestling the same pain, could resurrect any hope in her.
Jesse Shelby mourned two losses—his baby son and his openhearted bride, for when their child died, Amy retreated behind a w...more
[spoiler]Jesse and Amy are already married and the book begins with their burial of their three year old son. Amy retreats into a state of numbness and her duties, refusing to allow herself to feel anything for fear of losing her sanity. Jesse tries but has no idea how to help his wife, so he fills his days with his duties as a stage coach station owner and his nights with whiskey.
The reader is taken o ...more
Es lo que pasa cuando empiezas a buscar Harlequines viejos en l desván. Encuentras viejas historias que vulves a leer.
No recuerdo si lloré cuando la leí la primera vez, pero en esta ocasión, la empatía ha sido inevistable. Solo con unas pocas y escogidas frases sobre la muerte de un niño de tres años me ha partido el corazón y he llorado a moco tendido al principio y al final.
El resto, bien.
Amy and Jesse were both so miserable the I was not sure that I would be able to get past their misery to believe in a renewed love between them I did, by the end.
This was wonderful.
I enjoye ...more