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Delia and the Drifter

(Westward to Home #1)

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  21 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Misty Beller says:
Melody Carlson has done it again with this delightful story, taking us back to a wilder time, with characters who capture your heart and unexpected twists that will keep you reading past your bedtime!

-Misty M. Beller, bestselling author of The Lady and the Mountain Promise
An arranged marriage to save the family from ruin?

Delia Blackstone knows what he
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Kindle Edition, 316 pages
Published August 18th 2015 by Highway 126 Publishing
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Rayleigh
Feb 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
I received this book from the author/publisher for the purpose of this review. All comments and opinions are entirely my own.

Full throttle to Colorado and don’t look back!

Melody Carlson is usually my go-to girl for contemporary romance, both for teens and adults, so I thought it would interesting to try her historical fiction novel, Delia and the Drifter.

The story itself is a sweet romance, with a dash of emotion and suspense. The characters are charming and the readers will love getting to know
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Brenda
Oct 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Delia and the Drifter is a captivating historical fiction read that wont let you put it down once you start reading it!

Delia Blackstone is a young lady who knows her own mind. On the verge of turning twenty one she hasn't been home long from college, something that is quite unusual for most women in 1884. She has always been taught to respect her parents but when she learns that her mother has been grooming her to marry a wealthy older man, she isn't sure what she will do. When a stranger shows
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Sara Wise
Sep 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Melody Carlson hits several genres with her fun new book “Delia and the Drifter” — romance, historical and Christian fiction, a little bit of comedy and even some suspense.

It’s 1884 and the rise of the steel age in Pittsburgh. Delia Blackstone, who has just returned from two years at university, can’t figure out why she feels like she just doesn’t fit in at home. Her parents treat her as if she is a major disappointment to them, and they can’t wait to marry her off to a rich suitor — no matter h
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Judy Esposito
Aug 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
Clean And Sweet With A Little Suspense!

Enjoyed this sweet romance. Liked the main characters, Wyatt and Delia and all the secondary characters. Will be keeping my eye out for the next one in this new series. JudyE
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Melody Carlson is the award-winning author of over two hundred books, several of them Christmas novellas from Revell, including her much-loved and bestselling book, The Christmas Bus.

She also writes many teen books, including the Diary of a Teenage Girl series, the TrueColors series, and the Carter House Girls series.

Melody was nominated for a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award in the inspi
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