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Separate Roads

(Ribbons West #2)

4.16  ·  Rating details ·  453 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
Book Two in repackaged RIBBONS WEST Series

While the Civil War is raging, Brenton Baldwin has promised to provide a safe escort to California for Caitlan O'Connor. But now that his heart is totally hers, how can he leave her once they finally arrive? Meanwhile, Kiernan and Victoria O'Connor struggle as his work on the Central Pacific Railroad keeps them separated for long p
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Bethany House Publishers
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Linda Galella
Mar 28, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Book 2

In the “Ribbons West” trilogy is just as entertaining as the first volume. Jordana, Caitlyn and Brenton make their way to California, with a lengthy, harrowing stop in Omaha. Victoria and Kiernan move about in California and face life threatening/changing hardships. Once again, this is a stand alone novel that wraps up at the end. There is a 3rd book which I’m more than happy to read as I’ve really come to enjoy these characters and their exploits. I think you will too!
Vivacity
May 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyed

I liked this book even more than book #1. I suppose that is due in part to the first book being largely background, along with the first parts of the grand adventure.
I won't summarize the story, as it is described well already. All the characters are well thought out, but in book #2 I was pleased to witness them grow and mature.; particularly in Jordana's case, as her sense of adventure and self-proclaimed maturity (based on her age, 18) had been setting her up for hard learned lessons a
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Mary
Jul 16, 2013 rated it liked it
Even though at times the story dragged along, it still was an interesting subject matter (pioneers crossing the country & difficulties they faced). But even more would have preferred that the author did not keep repeating certain aspects of the main character's (female) personality traits... made her sound very whiny while at the same time the author was trying to convey what a strong-willed woman she was.
Stacey Head
Jun 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful story

I love Jordanna's independence, but at times I was very frustrated with her and sympathized with Brenton. I'm glad Caitlyn found God and in turn, she and Brenton were finally able to fully express and accept each others love. I'm hoping that Jordanna has a love story as well.
Carolyn
Jul 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
Liked this one a lot better than the first, I think I'm discovering that this author takes a while to get rolling, but by the end of the first book and definitely starting with the 2nd, develops a great story and her historical details are amazing!
Saralyn
Sep 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: christian-lit
I liked this book better than the first in the series. Very interesting to hear about what it took to build a transcontinental railroad. Victoria was interesting to me in this book-I could identify with her in a lot of ways.
Helen
Mar 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Historic Romance (Christian) - E-Reader

You won't want to put this book down. The Civil War. A Brother, Sister & newly arrived Irish gal. They leave the east coast for California. A lot of action & complications, & love, but through their faith they kept going.
Allie
Jul 16, 2016 rated it liked it
A fine, light read for out by the pool
Mariah H
Sep 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
I was really happy that they finally got together, but they took their sweet time about it.
Cynthiakay
Apr 11, 2013 rated it liked it
Liked this one...good story and fun characters...
Mackenzie
Nov 07, 2010 rated it really liked it
Book 2 of 3
Denise
Jul 29, 2012 rated it liked it
I love rereading old classics. This is one I read a long time ago. I love the whole Baldwin family and learning about the railroad. It's a great series.
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