Doctor in Petticoats

Doctor in Petticoats

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What happens when an idealistic student nurse encounters an embittered army doctor in a stagecoach accident? How will she react when she learns her training didn't prepare her for tragic reality? How will he, an army deserter, respond to needs when he vowed to never touch another patient? Can these two stubborn mules find common ground on which to work and bring healing to West Texas?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
  • Barbour & Co Inc
  • Uhrichsville, OH, United States
  • English
  • Sophie's Daught.
  • 1602601461
  • 9781602601468
  • 722,910

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Mary Connealy is a wonderful writer, and the thoughts that run through her characters minds are always intriguing and good for a few chuckles. She is a great storyteller. Her books just keep getting better and better.--Susan Milby"Loves 2 Read" (11/18/2010)show more

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"Who Is Man Enough to be Doctor of Mosqueros, Texas? "When nurse Beth McClellan survives a stage coach accident, she soon realizes the derelict traveling alongside her is a doctor, and she forces him to help tend the injured. Alex Buchanan, army deserter, finds he can only care for the patients as long as Beth is right beside him, giving him courage. . .by yelling at him.Beth thinks he's a lunatic when he proposes that they marry and work together in her home town. But there's no denying his skill, and she can see the emotional price Alex pays to help hurting people. Besides, she owes the guy for saving her own sister.So she agrees to marry him.And that's when the real trouble begins. A murderous bounty hunter is on Alex's trail. Alex only has to live long enough to turn himself in, and then he may face a firing squad. Not exactly the honeymoon of Beth's dreams.Alex may find the faith he lost while surrounded by the horrors of war, but will doing the right thing by facing his past, cost him his wife. . .and his life?show more