Longing for Home

Longing for Home

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Twenty-six-year-old Katie Macauley has placed all her hope in Hope Springs, a small town in the 1870 Wyoming Territory. But if she wants to return home to Ireland to make amends with her estranged family, she'll need to convince the influential Joseph Archer to hold true to his word and keep her on his payroll as his housekeeper despite her Irish roots. The town is caught in an ongoing feud between the Irish and the "Reds" the frontiersmen who would rather see all the Irish run out of town and the Irish immigrants who are fighting to make a home for themselves in the New World. When Joseph agrees to keep Katie on as his housekeeper, the feud erupts anew, and Katie becomes the reluctant figurehead for the Irish townsfolk. As the violence escalates throughout the town, Katie must choose between the two men who have been vying for her love though only one might be able to restore hope to her heart.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 30mm | 476g
  • Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • English
  • 1609074610
  • 9781609074616
  • 897,789

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IndieFab Award Winner Gold, Romance Adult Fiction-- "IndieFab" (1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM)
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About Sarah M Eden

Sarah M. Eden is the author of several well-received historical romances, including Whitney Award-finalists Seeking Persephone and Courting Miss Lancaster. Combining her obsession with history and an affinity for tender love stories, Sarah loves crafting witty characters and heartfelt romances. She happily spends hours perusing the reference shelves of her local library and dreams of one day traveling to all the places she reads about. Book 1 of Longing for Home and the companion Book 2 is Hope Springs.
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5,346 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 31% (1,658)
4 43% (2,304)
3 22% (1,160)
2 3% (172)
1 1% (52)

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I LOVE LOVE LOVE Sarah Eden's books! I have read EVERY ONE of them! I LOVE her strong female characters! I LOVE the sweet and tender romance she includes! I LOVE reading about the "proper way" in which one had to conduct oneself during that time. I LOVE how positive her books are! I just LOVE her writings! In the past she has always had the setting be during the 1800's in England In this book it is still 1800's, but the setting is in Wyoming, USA A time of struggle. A time of poverty. A time of feuding. Katie Maculey has traveled from Ireland to Wyoming in answer to a housekeeping job post. She has been working and saving since she was 8-years-old in hopes of returning to her Irish roots. When she arrives in the small Wyoming town of Hope Springs she finds herself in the middle of an ongoing feud between the Irish and the American frontiersmen. Katie finds herself in not only a love triangle between two wonderful men, but also caught between her hopes of returning home OR staying and being the HOPE of the Irish people. Sarah has included some "book club worthy" questions at the end of the book! An AMAZING story that will enthrall everyone who reads it!show more
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