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Autumn Song

(Seasons of the Heart #2)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  109 ratings  ·  16 reviews
Why does everyone think a girl's only lot in life is to find a husband and settle down?

Kathleen Muldoon is twenty-three and tired of ranch living. Fiercely independent and determined to become a nurse, she has left her family's ranch to study medicine under Old Doc Jensen andlive in town with her Aunt Mae, who runs a boardinghouse. Daniel Monroe has just arrived in Porterf
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Published October 4th 2011 by Realms
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Holly (2 Kids and Tired)
Kathleen wants nothing more than to be a nurse. She doesn't want to get married, she doesn't want to fall for the town's new lawyer and she wants her family to let her be. Daniel just wants a chance to practice law and finds himself attracted to Kate even as he struggles with her desire for independence. As the two get to know each other, sparks fly and so do challenges. Together they must manage to figure out their own paths in life and how to merge those paths into one that is pleasing to God. ...more
The Unabridged Bookworm
There is certainly a viable market out there for well-crafted and substantive Christian women’s fiction. We know it. We’ve all seen enough Amish love stories clogging the library shelves to know that there are plenty of women out there who gush over the stuff.

I am not one of those women.

That said, I enjoy a softly-delayed love story as much as the next girl. This one delivered on that promise, with a delayed-gratification match of two characters in a tale with zero spice. Unfortunately, this s
Feb 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A fiery redhead

I gave this to high score because I got interested in the story in the life of the people I like everything about the book I want to read the series pray others have read it also or desire to read it
Sonia Parham
Jul 10, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good read
Aug 15, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Autumn Song is book two in the Seasons of the Heart series. I think reading book one before you read this book would be a great idea and would add to the story of Autumn Song but I don’t believe that it is absolutely necessary to enjoy this story.

At the end of Summer Dream we are left wondering what Daniel Monroe is going to do and as soon as book two begins you realize that Daniel has now packed up and moved is practice to Porterfield Texas to become a lawyer in the West. His friend Seth is a p
Patricia Kemp Blackmon
Daniel Monroe moves to Porterfield, Texas to set up his Law Office and for an adventure in the wild west. It was a big adjustment for Daniel to move to Texas. The women , especially Kate Muldoon, were more outspoken and independent than what he was accustom to meeting. He was very attracted to her but she was set on being a nurse and not a homemaker. She would get really riled if anyone mentioned she needed to find a husband, settle down and raise a family. She had other plans for her life and i ...more
Oct 12, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A sweet and gentle historical romance set in the west with just enough complexity to give it an appealing quality. This is the second book in the Seasons of the Heart series by Martha Rogers.

Kate and Daniel are at odds from the beginning. Neither is looking for a spouse. She wants a nursing career. He wants his woman to stay home and raise the babies. How are they going to reconcile their budding attraction to each other? Do they compromise their individual desires? Are they ever going to get al
Oct 12, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Autumn's Song is the second book in Martha Rogers Seasons of The Heart Series, and while I read the first book, I do believe this one could be read as a stand alone work.
This book takes place in Porterfield Texas during 1889, and is basically the story of Kathleen Muldoon and Daniel Monroe.
It seems as if everyone in Porterfield thinks that a woman should just automatically marry and have a family, but Kate Muldoon has other ideas.As a matter of fact family is the last thing she wants. Instead sh
This was a great book and it pulled you in right from the get go. Now while I don’t agree with everything in the book – such as there is a time that women really should be quiet and it is something that the Kate does eventually learn – it has to be the hard way. Her independence really grated on me at points but it had me thinking, was that what I was like back in my raging feminist days? I shudder to think it is true.

Kate wonders why it is that everyone wants her to settle down and get married,
Feb 27, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Martha Rogers writes series "Seasons of the Heart",book#2 "Autumn Song"

Porterfield Texas is a small town in the late 1800's that is growing by leaps and bounds. we read in this story of Daniel Monroe, a new attorney coming to make it his home and start his new office here. He meets Kate and her brother Cory at the boarding house where he resides. Kate is not sure what she thinks of this young man and at the beginning she calls him "fancy Pants", to herself of course.
Kate is not wanting to find a
Kendra Neal
Oct 18, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Martha Rogers is a "new to me" author, having never read one of her books. I really enjoyed the book! The book in set in the late 1800's and I am very fond of books set in or near that time period, so score 1 for the book. The main character, Kate, is a great part of the story. Her independence and demeanor remind me so much of me. I love how the author, Martha Rogers, weaves romance into Kate's life and it really is a "Love/Hate" relationship between Kate and Daniel. Kate has a "stubborness" ab ...more
This was just not the book for me. I don't care for "love at first sight" story lines. I love romance, but I need more development, more build up, more tension. I seem to be the minority as it looks like other rated this 4 and 5 stars. I just didn't care for the writing style and how the plot took a backseat to the romance. I didn't feel any chemistry between the characters.

It is a sweet story, unfortunately just not one for me.
April Suter
Dec 05, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Daniel, a lawyer in the late 1880's, leaves the East Coast and moves to the hot and sticky Porterfield, Texas and meets the Muldoon family. Kate moved off the ranch into town so she can spend time helping the two doctors in town as a nurse, living at her Aunt's boarding house. Kate doesn't want to fit into the standard mom/family life mold, can she really have it all?

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Annette O'Hare
Martha's books never disappoint! Hooray for another good read! ...more
Jul 18, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Martha Rogers is a former schoolteacher and English instructor. She served as a newsletter editor for the writer's organization, Inspirational Writers Alive! for six years and is the state president. She is also the director for the annual Texas Christian Writer's Conference and is a member of American Christia

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