By Dorothy Love
She’s a gorgeous younger widow. He’s a Southern gentleman with a thirst for event. either want a position to name home.
After wasting her husband within the Civil conflict, Carrie Daly is scared she's going to by no means have the relations she longs for. Eligible bachelors are scarce in Hickory Ridge, Tennessee, yet Carrie has discovered love. now not the weak-in-the-knees style, yet anything functional. nonetheless, she isn't really able to set a marriage date with Nate Chastain.
Griff Rutledge is a former member of Charleston society, yet has been estranged from his family members for years. He’s decided to stay unattached, by no means settling in a single position for too lengthy. but if requested to coach a Thoroughbred for an upcoming race in Hickory Ridge, he makes a decision to stick awhile.
Despite objections from the townsfolk, and her worry that actual happiness has eluded her, Carrie is attracted to Griff's kindness and beauty. it's going to take a jump of religion for them to open their hearts and declare God's promise to provide good looks for ashes.
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It is sad that people cannot earn a living. It's so different from America. Of course, not everyone is rich. But it is easier to earn a living. " "Ja, our brother lives there," Carl explained confidently. "I owned many acres in Texas at one time. I had large cotton farms. My uncle and I were in business together. " Carl listened carefully to the man's words. He knew that this new land was full of opportunity. Page 31 They ate lunch later in the day in a large dining room. Carl stared at the table full of good food.
Christina exclaimed. " After eating the rich, cheesy custard, Carl and Christina Page 35 complemented Mrs. Fosberg's cooking. Pleased, she showed them the room they'd share that night. ''I'll drive you to the train in the morning," Pastor Fosberg said. "The train leaves early. " The next morning Carl and Christina told the Fosbergs goodbye. Carl was grateful for the pleasant visit. Mr. Anderson was right; the Swedish people help each other in the new land. He waved as the train left for Central Texas.
Summary: In 1880 fifteen-year-old Carl Olsson leaves Sweden to work on his brother's farm in Texas. Title. M9275Go 1994 [Fic]-dc20 93-38928 CIP AC Page iii For these Swedish Americans dear to my heart: Leslie, David, Mark, Paul, Christopher, and Matthew Page iv This book is fiction but was inspired by the life of Claus Munson, who came to Texas as a fifteen-year-old in 1880 and might have had the same experiences as Carl. Page v Contents 1. Southern Sweden, 1880 1 2. Walpurgis Night, a Swedish Celebration 9 3.
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