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Season of Love

(Cutter's Creek #7.3)

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Margaret Hutchins has been alone since her parents died of influenza in Chicago a decade earlier. When she moves to Cutter’s Creek in Montana Territory for a fresh start, as the new teacher for the little school, she discovers a cozy community where she’s welcomed and appreciated.

Heath Moore had his heart broken by Charlotte Beaufort years ago, and he’s hesitant to court
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Kindle Edition, 82 pages
Published October 27th 2016
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Clarissa Boggs
Jul 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A sweet and clean read. I loved Meg and Heaths story
Reggie
Jan 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Due to a series of unfortunate events, the 6 Singer children arrive in Cutter’s Creek orphaned and afraid. The townspeople attempt to help, but no-one wants 6 children so they are split up. The unhappy children keep running away and a town meeting is held to determine their fate. Single, school teacher, Margaret Hutchins, understands what it’s like to be orphaned...she lost her parents at 14 yo. When no one proffers a solution to keep the Singer kids together, Ms. Hutchins volunteers! Can a sing ...more
Beverly Laude
Dec 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A beautifully heartwarming story that will lift your spirits and give you hope.

Margaret Hutchins is the school teacher in Cutter's Creek, Montana. Heath Moore is a lonely bachelor who owns a huge ranch nearby. When a group of 6 orphan children arrives in the small community, nobody is able to take them all in. After they are separated, they runaway at every chance to spend time together.

Margaret (Meg) feels led to volunteer to take all six children into the farmhouse that has been left for the s
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Stephanie (Between the Coverz)
A heartwarming sweet historical read!

The characters are loveable and will pull at your heartstrings. The children are orphaned on their trail so they are placed in separate homes. However, they were not happy with this and kept running away to be together. Heath will give you faith that there is still gentleman that are willing to put their hearts on the line and do anything for their family. Margaret has a heart of gold that wants to do what is best for the kids and feels that they should be t
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Zena
Oct 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This short story is so full of love and compassion that my heart felt quite full after reading it. Vivi Holt has captured an often forgotten thing, that of caring for one's fellow man, woman and child.
In the story Margaret, who is a single lady and the town's school teacher meets up with Heath, a rancher. The attraction for each other is there from the beginning but neither of them act on it.
Margaret takes a family of orphaned children into her home and into her heart rather than see them split
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Patty
Dec 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a heartwarming listen this book is! Just in time for the holiday season, Paul Curtis beautifully narrates Season of Love by Vivi Holt. Margaret(Meg) is Cutter Creek's school teacher. When 6 orphaned children come to town and begin to cause a little ruckus, she decides to take in all 6 and give them stability. She can't do it alone, and local bachelor Heath Moore comes to help her out. This book is my favorite of the series. It may be short, but it's full of tragedy, grief, love and happines ...more
Cindy Cooke
Jan 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loves to read Ms Holt's books!

This is the first in a series about settlement in Cutter's Creek. A family moving to the West to create a new life for themselves meets with a horrible accident. Suddenly, a family of happy people is torn apart when the mother is crushed under the wheels of their wagon. The father is unable to cope with the loss of his partner in life and soon dies of a broken heart and spirit, leaving his six children behind. Well-meaning families try to help, but what the bereft
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Judy
Sep 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Meg and Heath ❤️

Meg is a newcomer to Cutter's Creek and the schoolteacher. Heath is a successful rancher, who had previously- and unsuccessfully - asked Charlotte to marry him.

In the meantime, a wagon train that had a family with six children encountered two disasters. Both parents ended up dead, and the children were left on their own. They ended up in Cutter's Creek where six different families took one child apiece. Sadly, that didn't go over well for the kids.

Meg felt in her heart that she
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Charlotte
Oct 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What better time to return to Cutter's Creek than during the Christmas season! Margaret (also called Meg) Hutchins is the town school teacher. During the Christmas school break, she learns about a family of 6 orphans that have all been spread out with different families around town. The children keep running away because they all want to be together, but no one will take on all 6 children. That is when Meg steps up and decides that she has to take these children and bring them all back together. ...more
Joyful
Oct 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Meg moves to Cutter’s Creek asa school teacher. Upon learning of 6 orphaned children of the same family being separated, she decides to take them all in and care for them herself. Heath is a single rancher who is lonely and wants a wife. Can he love Meg with 6 children. Has Meg missed her chance of being a wife? Lovely plot, strong characters, and Christmas theme.

I receive complimentary books for review from publishers, publicists, and/or authors. I am not required to write positive reviews. The
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Patricia
May 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the 11th book of Cutter's Creek series Season of Love. It is a heatwarming story of 6 orphans who lose their parents. A loving schoolteacher takes them in to raise them so they can be together. MaryBeth the eldest is very disallusioned with people because of her hard experiences! The author makes you feel like you are there. My sympathy was with the children as I read. The good news is GOD worked it out for her also to have a loving husband when she trusted GOD to provide for her & the c ...more
Paula Dyches
May 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Six orphans in need of a home and a single school teacher decides to step in to keep the sibling together. It was such a sweet story and a perfect Christmas time read. This was simply another wonderful and clean story by Vivi Holt. It is a shorter story at about 2 1/2 hours in length which in perfect for an evening of wrapping gifts or a car trip. The narrator did a great job and he was a pleasure to listen to. 

I was gifted a free copy of this audiobook from the author. My review is offered volu
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Elissa
Oct 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Alone No More

The cruelties of life have stripped her of a family; but can she take on the burden of the remnants of another family--of orphan children? Characters from previous novels reprise roles but any overlapping actions are fully explained, allowing this tale to stand on its own. Narrator Paul Curtis lends his talents to the characters as the new teacher struggles to make her way. Author Vivi Holt once more shows the exigencies of prairie travel and homesteading inflicting their hardships
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Barbara "Cookie" Serfaty Williams
Season of Love (Cutter's Creek Book 11)

The love story of Margaret and Heath. In September six children came to Cutter Creek after losing their parent s on the trail. The town decided to split the children up but the kids did not like it, so Margaret the town school teacher say she would take them all. Can Heath court hernow she is the mother of six or will Margaret be a single mother? Great Christmas story.
K B
Sep 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 stars
I purchased the short novella Cutter's Creek Book 11:Season of Love by Vivi Holt and this review was given freely.
Love brings lonely school teacher Meg, rancher Heath and 6 orphans together at Christmas time. This is a sweet and fast paced romance highlighting the potential trials and injuries a new mother of six children could experience in the pioneer west as they learn to accept, trust and love her.
Jocelyne
Dec 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Margaret and Heath's story is heartwarming. They are both great characters. Margaret is a strong woman, and Heath is a great man, protective with Margaret and the orphans. I love the orphans, of course! This is a sweet short story, and the perfect listen for Christmas! Paul Curtis has done a great job with the narration, and all characters. I received this free review copy audiobook at my request and I have voluntarily left this review.
Robyn Echols
Dec 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A great story

A great Christmas story about an act of compassion and charity that becomes a great blessing for all involved. Heath and Megan were great characters, but the one I greatly enjoyed was Mary Beth. The situation with the orphans probably happened more than we like to think about, and the conclusion was heartwarming.
June
Dec 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The best kind of Christmas Story

I loved the love that this story shows. Orphans alone and separated from each other are taken in by the school marm but will they allow themselves to come together as a family? This is a perfect read for a couple quiet hours away from the hustle and bustle of the hectic Christmas season.
Courtney
Feb 05, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2017
This story was a novella, set in the good ole days when people were traveling West in search of goal and a brighter future. Yes, things might have been hard for some, as they picked up everything they owned in order to seek out a different life; however, the prospect of making something better for their families and future family was to urgent not to make the decision to move.
Iris Chacon
Jan 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Sweet Romantic Frontier Christmas

Vivi Holt does not disappoint with this sweet story of six orphans from a wagon train who change the lonely lives of a lonely rancher and a young school teacher. Holt fans will enjoy the good humor, Christian content, and homespun setting as well as a romance that could only end in HEA.
InD'tale Magazine
"Season of Love" is a sweet tale about life out in the Montana territory.

Read full review in the 2017 July/August issue of InD'tale Magazine.
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Rosemary Hughes
Dec 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A rather amazing story of what pioneers must have gone through. The idea of 6 orphaned children negotiating the wilderness in mind boggling.
This is a story of faith and belief in the ties of family, and how one person can make a difference.
Kathy
Jan 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
6 Orphans needed a home

Their parents died out on the prairie and they made it to Cutters Creek on their own. They thought they didn't need anyone as long as they could stay together. But God works in mysterious ways to draw people together.
Danielle Carpenter
Feb 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
This story was fun. Margaret is a do-gooder with a heart filled with love. She opens Heath's heart by taking in children the town shuffles from home to home, because they really don't want them. You'll enjoy the story and maybe you'll find a little Christmas Spirit along the way.
Gerry Brown
Jun 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!

Tragedy turned to happiness. Not many would take six orphans to raise. But with a loving heart and a lot of determination that's just what a single Margaret Hutchins did. And life for all of them got so much better.
Sarah B White
Aug 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A sweet love story about a couple who exhibit Christian values to six unwanted, homeless orphans.

I really enjoyed this book. It is a sweet love story about a couple who exhibit Christian values to six unwanted, homeless orphans.
Gina
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A very sweet story of a teacher who takes in six orphans and the handsome rancher who helps out. Neither have an inkling for love. But that doesn't stop the heart. I received a complimentary audio and I am reviewing voluntarily.
Mary
Nov 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
A surprisingly wonderful Christmas story that is unlike anything else that I’ve read before. The characters are each relevant to the theme that we need to listen to God’s voice and open our hearts to what is possible.
Nancy Hammons
May 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
I thought this was an ok little story. The six children needed someone to really care for them and Meg did that. Love won over the heart of Mary Beth the oldest child.
Stacy
This one tugged at my heart strings. It makes me want to read more from this author and more from The Cutter Creek Series.
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