Best Read eBook Train Station Bride (Crawford Family, #1)author Holly Bush – groundhogwalking.co.uk

Train Station Bride (Crawford Family, #1) Alternate Cover edition for B00IKYR5SI1887 Debutante Julia Crawford endures a lifetime of subtle ridicule as the plump, silly daughter of a prominent Boston family Julia strikes out on her own to gain independence, traveling to the Midwest to marry an aging shopkeeper and care for his mother Julia finds her new home rough and uncivilized after the sophistication of a big city, while closely held secrets threaten to ruin Julia s one chance at love Jake Shelling was sixteen and grew up quick when his parents died from influenza on the South Dakota prairie Left with a half cleared farm and two young sisters, he spent little time on his own needs till now At thirty five, he figured it was high time to have some sons and a mail order bride would suit him just fine No expectations of love, just a helpmate from sturdy stock, ready for farm life Will fate and chance play a trick on Julia and Jake Free Download Train Station Bride (Crawford Family, #1) [ by ] Holly Bush [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Originally posted on The Book NymphoQuick summaryJulia Crawford, beaten down by her family s ridicule, decided to respond to an ad for a bride by a South Dakota man She secretly takes the train to Cedar Ridge and meets Jake Shelling who shows up with the the preacher by his side and marries her right there at the depot A bit of backgroundJulia comes from a wealthy, prestigious Boston family Her mother is the ultimate Mommie Dearest only crueler They won t actually miss her but don ...

  2. Buying a train ticket, 1887.Photo Credit sochicfrench.blogspot.com Box entitled Paris, gare Saint Lazare in 1887I really liked this one Of course, I love mail order brides, mix up marriages, westerns, and fish out of water stories I debated giving it three stars, but kicked it up a half star because it held my attention and kept me reading when I should have gone to sleep Yes, there were some plot points with which I had trouble one of which was believing someone as well educated a Buying a train ticket, 1887.Photo Credit sochicfrench.blogspot.com Box entitled Paris, gare Saint Lazare in 1887I really liked this one Of course, I love mail order brides, mix up marriages, westerns, and fish out of water stories I debated giving it three stars, but kicked it up a half star because it held my attention and kept me reading when I should have gone to sleep Yes, there were some plot points with which I had trouble one of which was believing someone as well educated as Julia would end a sentence with a preposition In addition, a minor spoiler view spoiler and that Jake was going to, essentially, do what he scorned Julia doing, yet there was no contemplation on that point hide spoiler However, I ...

  3. I liked the premise of the story and felt it started off well enough, but I wasn t feeling it for most of the novel I liked that the first couple of chapters concentrated on the main characters before they meet one another I liked seeing glimpses of their lives before the inevitable marriage I thought most of the book would go a lot slow...

  4. I received a complimentary copy of this book as a part of a blog tour in exchange for my fair and honest review You may read the entire post here Station Bride by Holly Bush is a heartwarming historical romance set at the end of the 19th century With a likable characters, witty dialogue and a well paced plot, this book captured my attention from the first page Taking place both in Boston and South Dakota, Ms Bush did an excellent job with the hi I received a complimentary copy of this book as a part of a blog tour in exchange for my fair and honest review You may read the entire post here Station Bride by Holly Bush is a heartwarming historical romance set at the end of the 19th century With a likable characters, witty dialogue and a well paced plot, this book captured my attention from the first page Taking place both in Boston and South Dakota, Ms Bush did an excellent job with the historical portrayal of East versus West during this period in American history With a sweet romance, just the right touch of emotional angst, two well developed villains and society s limitations on women, this book packs just the right emotional punch Julia Crawford knows she s always been an embarrassment to her family after all her mother tells her that as often as she can Determined to make a life for herself, even though she s been told she s not as attractive as her sisters, needs to lose weight and ...

  5. Holly Bush knows how to spin a story In 1887, Julia Crawford has little prospects for marriage and lives in the shadow of her attractive sisters and domineering mother Told for years that she is not as pretty or thin as her sisters and having had an indiscretion which the family hid well, she felt she had no choice but to run away and marry a man she had been corresponding with By mishap, she ends up marrying the wrong man who actually ends up being the perfect match for her But Julia has Holly Bush knows how to spin a story In 1887, Julia Crawford has little prospects for marriage and lives in the shadow of her attractive sisters and domineering mother Told for years that she is not as pretty or thin as her sisters and having had an indiscretion which the...

  6. I adored this book It was so well written and I could not put it down The characters are very well developed and a very nice hero who isn t dark, brooding or unlikeable Jake was likable from the get go And Julia She found strength...

  7. This was a wonderful read and Holly Bush just gets better every time I read something by her Now Julia s older sister is up next, Jolene and hummmnot sure how I am going to handle that Everybody says she gets redee...

  8. A lovely mail order bride story, with surprising depth and twists 4 5 Stars, with the full review to follow shortly.

  9. This is the second book I have read by this great new author I am wondering when she is going to have another book out This author has a great talent for creating works that will take readers back in time The first book I read by this author took me to the mid 1800 s in Ohio After reading this book the author has taken me back to the m...

  10. Let me begin this by saying this is the best historical romance I have read in ages This is the second book I have read by Holly Bush, and she has not disappointed me She writes in a readable style with well developed characters, and a great sense of humor This delightful story is full of strong characters and a few twists and turns I love the fact that morality is stressed even though it is not always practiced I had been warned about the bedroom scenes, but they were absolutely exquisite Let me begin this by saying this is the best historical romance I have read in ages This is the second book I have read by Holly Bush, and she has not disappointed me She writes in a readable style with well developed characters, and a great sense of humor This delightful story is full of strong characters and a few twists and turns I love the fact that morality is stressed even though it is not always practiced I had been warned about the bedroom scenes, but they wer...