When Lonnies's father forces her to marry Gideon O'Riley, she is heartbroken and Gideon is angry. Will they find love in the worst of circumstances?
In the beginning, Gideon does not want the
responsibility of a family and he is abusive and insensitive. After a
kind old man rescues Lonnie from him and allows them to stay with him
and his wife, he begins to see how wrong he has been and starts to show
signs of change. And Lonnie begins to love him, although she distrusts
I think this book reflected pretty well some historical
facts. I liked the story pretty well, it's not my favorite, but it's
alright. I think Lonnie may have been a little too quick to fall for
Gideon after the way he treated her, but then again I guess the author
probably didn't want to drag the story on forever and in typical love
story fashion they had to come together.
Overall, a descent story. The author does a pretty good job of writing, especially for a debut novel.
I received a free copy of this book from Waterbrook Multnomah Publishers.