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A Hopeful Heart

Kim Vogel Sawyer
A Hopeful Heart
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A Hopeful Heart

Kim Vogel Sawyer

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Dowryless and desperate, Tressa Neill applied to the inaugural class of the Wyatt Herdsman School in Barnett, Kansas, in 1888. The school's one-of-a-kind program teaches young women from the East the skills needed to become a rancher - or the wife of one.

Shy and small for her twenty-two years, Tressa is convinced she'll never have what it takes to survive Hattie Wyatt's hands-on instruction in skills such as milking a cow, branding a calf, riding a horse, and cooking up a mess of grub for hungry ranch hands. But what other options does she have?

Abel Samms wants nothing to do with the group of potential brides his neighbor brought to town. He was smitten with an Eastern girl once - and got his heart broken. But there's something about quiet Tressa and her bumbling ways that makes him take notice. And when Tressa's life is imperiled, Abel has to make a decision: ignore the danger, or risk his own life = and his heart.



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CBA bestselling author

Dowryless and desperate, Tressa Neill applied to the inaugural class of the Wyatt Herdsman School in Barnett, Kansas, in 1888. The school's one-of-a-kind program teaches young women from the East the skills needed to become a rancher - or the wife of one.

Shy and small for her twenty-two years, Tressa is convinced she'll never have what it takes to survive Hattie Wyatt's hands-on instruction in skills such as milking a cow, branding a calf, riding a horse, and cooking up a mess of grub for hungry ranch hands. But what other options does she have?

Abel Samms wants nothing to do with the group of potential brides his neighbor brought to town. He was smitten with an Eastern girl once - and got his heart broken. But there's something about quiet Tressa and her bumbling ways that makes him take notice. And when Tressa's life is imperiled, Abel has to make a decision: ignore the danger, or risk his own life = and his heart.


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Meet the Author

Kim Vogel Sawyer

Bestselling, award-winning author Kim Vogel Sawyer wears many hats besides 'writer.' As a wife, mother, grandmother, and active participant in her church, her life is happily full. But Kim's passion lies in writing stories of hope that encourage her readers to place their lives in God's capable hands. An active speaking ministry assists her with her desire. Kim and her husband make their home on the beautiful plains of Kansas, the setting for many of Kim's novels.

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Another Fantastic Offering From Kim Vogel Sawyer
5 stars By Margot, Dec 04 2013
As always, Kim Vogel Sawyer has based her story on historical fact and shown us inside Hattie Wyatt's Herdsman School, where young women learn to become useful rancher's wives in Kansas in 1888. We focus on the "mis"adventures of Tressa, who slowly learns to handle a horse, milk a cow, cook a meal and so on. She also comes to a faith in God, and deals with issues of rejection, forgiveness and many more. It is also the story of neighbouring rancher Abel, who has his own issues to deal with. There's humour, serious challenges, mystery, drama, a wonderful rural community, and a gentle romance, all working together to make for an excellent story, which I would recommend to any lover of historical romance  books.
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  • Catalogue Code 315127
  • Product Code 9781602858503
  • ISBN 1602858500
  • EAN 9781602858503
  • Pages 431
  • Department General Books
  • Category Fiction
  • Sub-Category Romance
  • Publisher Center Point Large Print
  • Publication Date Sep 2010
  • Dimensions 240 x 151 x 33 mm
  • Weight 0.750kg

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