Thursday, September 4, 2014
Letitia holds nothing more dear than the papers that prove she is no longer a slave. They may not cause white folks to treat her like a human being, but at least they show she is free. She trusts in those words she cannot read–as she is beginning to trust in Davey Carson, an Irish immigrant cattleman who wants her to come west with him.
Nancy Hawkins is loathe to leave her settled life for the treacherous journey by wagon train, but she is so deeply in love with her husband that she knows she will follow him anywhere–even when the trek exacts a terrible cost.
Betsy is a Kalapuya Indian, the last remnant of a once proud tribe in the Willamette Valley in Oregon territory. She spends her time trying to impart the wisdom and ways of her people to her grandson. But she will soon have another person to care for.
As season turns to season, suspicion turns to friendship, and fear turns to courage, three spirited women will discover what it means to be truly free in a land that makes promises it cannot fulfill.
I am very sad to say that I didn't care for this book at all. It started out very confusing with Letitia talking about a cow that she had purchased, but there was no back story about her or the cow, and it didn't get any better. I really wanted to enjoy the book, but I didn't.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
ABOUT THE BOOK
Together Holton and Libby form an unlikely bond as the two struggle to learn the identity of Libby’s father and the truth about Adele, themselves, and each other.
If you would like to read the first chapter of Driftwood Tides, go HERE.
My book arrived just before the holiday weekend and I have just barely started it, but I am totally captivated. Gina knows how to tug on the heart strings and she does in this book. Watch for a full review.
Posted by Andie at 1:54 PM