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Until the Spring

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  53 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
In this contemporary novel of family and fate, Alexandra Raife returns once again to the fiercely beautiful terrain of today's Scottish Highlands, where a fragile young woman finds a new season of hope reborn...
Paperback, 368 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Onyx
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Jamie Casey
Jul 08, 2013 rated it liked it
This book tells the story of an emotionally/socially abused woman named Kate who finds herself in an unfortunate situation of having gotten pregnant by a rich/fortunate brat. Jeremy dumps her off on relatives that live in the middle of the wilderness. She is to earn her keep as they allow her to stay through her pregnancy since her parents have banished her from their home. Although this world is completely new to her she discovers that she finds independence and self worth. She contributes more ...more
Jina Howell-Forbes
Alexandra Raife writes books with the same basic theme, but widely varied plot set-ups.

A woman has some tragic life altering event that forces her to find inner strength and start over. Her books are set in Scotland, and have beautiful descriptions of both nature and human foibles.

In this book, an innocent young girl is seduced and becomes pregnant. Her family disowns her and throws her out in the street. The father of the baby refuses to be involved, but does find her a place to stay with his
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Hannah
Aug 20, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: romances, 2011-reads
Meh.
This was my least favorite Raife book. Lackluster characters, non-existent romance (not even 1 kiss), and a boring plotline. What happened, Raife?
Anne
Jun 11, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: scotland
At first, I was not excited about this book, but as I read, I became more attached to the special people in it. This one takes place in modern Scotland,
MaryHelen
Feb 05, 2011 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book. Having been to Scotland, I could so easily picture the setting. I thought this was very well written, and it kept my interest throughout.
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