Open Country (Paperback)
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Short Description for Open Country From a "truly original new voice in historical fiction" ("New York Times"-bestselling author Jodi Thomas) comes the second novel in the Blood Rose trilogy--a passionate new saga of the three Wilkins brothers, living and loving on the dangerous American frontier.
- Published: 01 June 2010
- Format: Paperback 437 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780425234303 ISBN 10: 0425234304
- Sales rank: 586,531
Full description for Open Country
"How do you forgive a brother's betrayal? How far do you go to protect the family you love? Hank and Molly find out in OPEN COUNTRY, Book II of the 1870s family saga, the Blood Rose Trilogy. " Molly McFarlane is as desperate as a woman can get. Forced to flee with her late sister's children, she must provide for her wards while outrunning the relentless tracker the children's vicious stepfather has set on their trail. Out of money and with no other options, she marries a man badly injured in a train derailment, assuming when he dies, the railroad settlement will provide the money they need to keep moving West. But there is one small problem. The man doesn't die. Hank Wilkins doesn't recall the accident he barely survived-and he certainly doesn't remember marrying Molly. But as he slowly recovers at the Wilkins ranch in New Mexico Territory, the idea of a real marriage takes hold...until his memory returns, and that fragile trust is shattered, and the tracker follows Molly to the ranch. Then things really start to unravel.