Waiting For Morning A Brides of Last Chance Ranch Novel by Margaret Brownley Thomas Nelson ISBN 978-1-59554-970-9
Life in 1896 could be difficult under the best of circumstances, but for Molly Hatfield and her brother, Donny, life was especially hard. Their parents were dead and Donny had lost the use of his legs many years ago which had left him confined to a wheel chair. Molly worked in a saloon and devoted herself to caring for her brother. A fire causes them to leave their home in Dobson Creek, Colorado. Molly had learned of a rancher who was looking for an heiress. Specifically, the heiress was required to prove she could manage the ranch in Cactus Patch, Arizona and once done, she would eventually own it. The arrangement did not come without conditions.
Desperate to provide a home for Donny, Molly convinces the owner of the ranch, Miss Walker, to give her a chance to learn what she needed to secure the position of heiress. Life at Cactus Patch was exhausting for Molly. She was physically drained from the hard work on the ranch and from providing care for her brother. In addition, there was an additional complication. Dr. Caleb Fairbanks enters their lives and tries to offer both Molly and Donny the love and hope that neither believed they would ever have again. His efforts are met with resistance.
This is a story that is worth telling and it is beautifully told. The book is populated with believable characters who face adversity, fear, danger and hopelessness with courage. Multiple points of view are used to tell the story and there are no stereotypes here. This a story of inspiration and I highly recommend reading this book
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