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Snow Melts in Spring (#01 in Seasons Of The Tall Grass Series)

Deborah Vogts
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Snow Melts in Spring (#01 in Seasons Of The Tall Grass Series)
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Snow Melts in Spring (#01 in Seasons Of The Tall Grass Series)

Deborah Vogts

Mattie Evans, a young veterinarian in rural Kansas, saves a horse injured in a terrible accident. But she also finds herself tending the wounded relationship between a prodigal son and his ailing father. Love, conflict, forgiveness, and renewal drive the first book of the Seasons of the Tallgrass series.

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Mattie Evans, a young veterinarian in rural Kansas, saves a horse injured in a terrible accident. But she also finds herself tending the wounded relationship between a prodigal son and his ailing father. Love, conflict, forgiveness, and renewal drive the first book of the Seasons of the Tallgrass series.
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She loves the land. Mattie Evans grew up in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Although her family has lost their ranch, she still calls this land home. A skilled young veterinarian, she struggles to gain the confidence of the local ranchers. Fortunately, her best friend and staunchest supporter is John McCray, owner of the Lightning M Ranch. They both love the ranch, and can?t imagine living anywhere but in the Flint Hills. He's haunted by it. Gil McCray, John's estranged son, is a pro football player living in California. The ranch is where his mother died and where every aspect of the tallgrass prairie stirs unwanted memories of his older brother's fatal accident. Gil decides leaving the ranch is the best solution for his ailing father and his own ailing heart. But he doesn?t count on falling in love. Falling in love isn?t an option. Or is it? When Mattie is called in to save a horse injured in a terrible accident, she finds herself unwillingly tossed into the middle of a family conflict. Secret pain, secret passions, and secret agendas play out against the beautiful landscapes as love leads to some unexpected conclusions about forgiveness and renewal.


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She loves the land. Mattie Evans grew up in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Although her family has lost their ranch, she still calls this land home. A skilled young veterinarian, she struggles to gain the confidence of the local ranchers. Fortunately, her best friend and staunchest supporter is John McCray, owner of the Lightning M Ranch. They both love the ranch, and can't imagine living anywhere but in the Flint Hills. He's haunted by it. Gil McCray, John's estranged son, is a pro football player living in California. The ranch is where his mother died and where every aspect of the tallgrass prairie stirs unwanted memories of his older brother's fatal accident. Gil decides leaving the ranch is the best solution for his ailing father and his own ailing heart. But he doesn't count on falling in love. Falling in love isn't an option. Or is it? When Mattie is called in to save a horse injured in a terrible accident, she finds herself unwillingly tossed into the middle of a family conflict. Secret pain, secret passions, and secret agendas play out against the beautiful landscapes as love leads to some unexpected conclusions about forgiveness and renewal.


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Meet the Author

Deborah Vogts

Deborah Vogts and her husband have three daughters and make their home in Southeast Kansas where they raise and train American Quarter Horses. As a student at Emporia State University studying English and journalism, Deborah developed a love for the Flint Hills that has never faded. In writing this series, she hopes to share her passion for one of the last tallgrass prairie regions in the world, showing that Gods great beauty rests on the prairie and in the hearts of those who live there.

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Great start to a series
4 stars By sarah, Feb 05 2015
A prodigal son type of story with elements of faith and forgiveness at its core. I enjoyed this novel more than I thought i would. Gill turns his back on his family's ranch after making a mistake and dealing with family tragedy. Mattie loves her hometown and the land - choosing to remain behind as her family move away to cities. 
These two meet and find they have to confront things that scare them most to move forward with their lives. 

Some excellent biblical truths are delved into in this book, reminding the reader that nothing is too great for God to forgive and provide a fresh start. I am looking forward to the next book in the series.
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Loved it!
5 stars By Kimberly, Apr 28 2010
Really got a feel for the characters! I knew what would happen (it's one of those books when you can just tell who will end up with who! The blurb usually gives it away!) but I enjoyed the journey nonetheless!! Really made me think about what i would be willing to give up to follow God's plans, and how much it takes to let go of and forget the past. Stayed up until 3am reading!! Recommend :)
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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 345708
  • Product Code 9780310864110
  • ISBN 0310864119
  • EAN 9780310864110
  • Department General Books
  • Category Fiction
  • Sub-Category Romance
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Aug 2009
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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