Where Wild Flowers Bloom

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By Ann Shorey

You’d think by the title that this book would be an easy-read romance, but you’ll be surprised at the mayhem that can surround a mercantile and the young lady who manages the store for her ailing grandfather.

In the first place Faith Lindberg doesn’t want to spend her life stocking shelves, waiting on customers and trying to balance ledgers that are in chaos. She wants to make enough money to pay passage to Oregon and perhaps marry Royal Baxter when he returns from the war.

Yet, it seems every day something happens. Grandpa gets lost on his way to the store. Good thing Curt Saxon, the stableman, comes to the rescue.

It seems Curt, who carries a long jagged scar on his neck from the war is always there when crises occur.

Could Faith, with her grand goals and drams fall for a scarred stableman? Or is he responsible for some of the crimes occurring in town?

This book is not only entertaining, but has enough suspense it kept me reading into the night. I recommend it.

Note: I was given a review copy of the book by the publisher and author.

— Ada Brownell, author of Swallowed by LIFE

About Ada

Sold 200 articles and stories to 40 religion magazines; Author of Swallowed by LIFE: Mysteries of Death, Resurrection and the Eternal (Amazon, 2011) and Confessions of a Pentecostal (Gospeal Publishing House 1978). Marketing teen novel, Terror Blasters, and just starting to market historical romance, The Belle of Peachville. Her writing is included in “Cup of Comfort for Cat Lovers” and “Cup of Comfort for Christians” (Adams Media 2008 and 2006); “What I Learned from God While Cooking,” (edited by Cristine Bolley; Barbour Publishing, 2006); and “50 Tough Questions”, (Pentecostal Evangel Books). Retired as a medical and general assignments reporter for The Pueblo Chieftain (Colorado).

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  1. Thank you, Ada! I’m delighted that you enjoyed Where Wildflowers Bloom! The next book in the series, When the Heart Heals, is due out in February 2013. I hope you’ll like that one as well. (It’s Rosemary’s story.) Blessings!


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