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A New Day Rising by Lauraine Snelling
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Nov 09, 2009

really liked it

The dream of their own farmstead and a good life in America had brought Roald and Ingeborg Bjorklund across the Atlantic to pioneer the virgin prairie of
Dakota Territory. But Roald's tragic disappearance in a winter storm had turned Ingeborg's dreams into a living nightmare. Against nearly impossible circumstances
and overwhelming grief, she struggles to keep the farm and her family together. When spring appears, Roald's distant cousin Haaken arrives to help with
the heavy field work, and Ingeborg is able to once again concentrate her efforts on home and children. After the bleak winter, she cannot ignore the joy
that Haaken brings to their lives or the attraction she begins to feel toward him. When Roald's brother from Norway also arrives to help the family, things
become very complicated around the simple prairie dwelling! He reminded her of a Viking of old--could he be persuaded to stay?
As you know, I loved the first in the series and I liked the second as much as the first. the author does an excellent job of characterization, evidenced by the fact I wanted to slap Yelmer upside the head, repeatedly. this is a great continuation of the series, and the characters, both old and new are fun to catch up with.

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