Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. After reading the first book of the Verified Purchase. A great read. After reading the first book of the series I wasn't sure how the second was going to work it's way into the lives of the Cole family. But it flowed right in as if another day had started in the ever twisting and surprising events in the lives of this young frontier couple. JW Holden's knowledge of the frontier at that particular time in history, the landscape, tools, how the homes and barns were built and their mode's of transportation according to the need is fascinating.
Weaving it all in to a great story. Hardships, battles, his one true love. This book as the first has it all. And now number three One person found this helpful. Great Read! I was very pleased with this book as well as the first book in this series I have all three and the books are very exciting, to say the least Holden is a great author!!
Book Two opens on warfare with the British. George Washington is trying to get into financial shape to fight, but until then, he set up some Rangers to help out the farm and ranchers to defend themselves. This story is about families, Indians, as well as British soldiers. I learned some things I didn't know. The reader becomes more invested as previous characters are further developed and actual historical figures are introduced to the story, adding depth and intrigue. The plot thickens as individuals are called upon to count the personal cost of freedom, a theme that becomes more relevant every day.
The occasional lessons in survival and natural medicine add even more interest and value to the adventure. An educational and entertaining read; I impatiently await the next installment and highly recommend this series. I just completed this book and I found the book to be very well-written. It contained some action scenes that I was able to follow and descriptions I could visualize.
Quite often, writers include too much unnecessary verbiage, which this book does not. You get to know the characters and may get attached; my favorite is Mica for his kindness and wealth of healing knowledge, and Rebeccah for her womanly strength and support of her husband, Jed, who has two battles burning in his heart. Now I need to go back and read the first book in this series, and I eagerly anticipate the next. Go to Amazon. Feedback If you need help or have a question for Customer Service, contact us. Would you like to report poor quality or formatting in this book?
Click here Would you like to report this content as inappropriate? Mike is questioning the future. Mike soon learns that the woman is terminally ill and wants to spend her final days on the mountain. Mike and Sully decide to adopt Colleen and Brian, but the arrival of their natural father and his new wife may complicate their plans. Mike discovers that Lillian will not be able to bare a child, Ethan reneges on his agreement to let the children be adopted.
Quinn Part 2 Miserable living with Ethan and Lillian, Colleen and Brian run away, and Colleen comes down with a dangerous case of pneumonia. Although he realizes that he may be in over his head, Robert E. Baby Outlaws After having been wounded while holding up the saloon, the brash young female outlaw Belle Starr is taken in by Dr. The townspeople agree to let Dr. Mike have Belle only until the marshal arrives from Denver to arrest her.
While regaining her health, the hard-headed lass makes an awkward romantic pass at Matthew. John Porter, an ambitious paleontologist, visits Colorado Springs to unearth dinosaur remains.
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Porter is intent on disrupting the burial sites of the Cheyenne to unearth his prize, and Dr. Mike, Sully and the Indians attempt to stop him. Permanence of Change Filling in for the ailing Rev. Washita Part 1 With starvation spreading through the Cheyenne nation, raids on settlers increase as renegade Cheyenne Dog Soldiers scavenge for food. Chief Black Kettle reluctantly begins to lead his tribe to Fort Cobb in Indian Territory, where sanctuary and provisions are promised. Washita Part 2 Dr. Mike and Sully are shocked to learn that Gen.
Custer and his cavalry troops have been ordered to pursue the peaceful tribe into Indian Territory. They rush across country to warn them, but arrive too late to prevent the tragic bloodshed that results. Sully must battle his own spiritual despair in order to save him. Ready or Not Dr. Mike and Sully begin to have second thoughts about their impending marriage as they look back on the rocky road they have traveled since falling in love.
While meeting with Rev. Johnson for some pre-wedding counseling, they reflect on the amusing, touching and often dangerous events that have marked their relationship. Meanwhile, General Custer has put a bounty on Cloud Dancing and Sully travels to warn him, putting himself and his wedding in danger.
The town is full of well-wishers and helpers as the wedding draws close. The wedding day ends up being full of surprises for all. A New Life Dr. Mike and Sully return to Colorado Springs from their honeymoon and find the town changing in new and disturbing ways as they begin their life together. Meanwhile, Sully has the difficult job of persuading his Cheyenne friend, Cloud Dancing, to begin a new life of his own on a government reservation.
Traveling All Stars Dr. Mike and the other townsfolk take a crash course in baseball in order to challenge a traveling all-star team to raise money for civic improvements. Mothers and Daughters As Dr. Mike becomes increasingly absorbed in her romantic life with Sully, Colleen, feeling rebellious, joins her school friends in dangerous and questionable escapades. When Brian also begins to feel ignored, Mike and Sully realize how important it is to balance their new life together between each other and the kids. While Matthew and the family struggle through their grief, Brian is overcome with his own feelings of guilt.
Mike anguishes over an elderly patient, who has come seeking relief in the natural hot springs close to town. Mike and Sully approach the first Halloween since their wedding, Dr. Mike and the other townsfolk are scandalized when Dorothy Jennings writes a book about her experiences in Colorado Springs. But she is dismayed by the angry reaction of her friends and neighbors, who feel betrayed by the secrets she has revealed.
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Promises, Promises Loren proposes marriage to Barbara, but he is cut down by a crippling stroke before she can give him her answer. Meanwhile, tension grows between Dr. Mike and Sully when an old friend writes a letter to Sully, asking him to go to Nevada to help him in the gold fields. Expedition Part 1, The Dr. Dorothy, Grace and Myra join Mike at the last minute. Mike pushes on by herself, but begins to regret her decision just as her friends regret their decision to give up.
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Mike worries that she might be too old to conceive the child she and Sully desperately want to have. Meanwhile, the townsfolk debate whether or not to share their annual feast with the Indians on the reservation. Hell on Wheels Rushing to the railroad camp to battle an epidemic, Dr. Matthew has become self-destructive, even volunteering for a highly dangerous blasting job that has already killed a number of railway workers. Mike receives an unexpected gift from her mother — a miniature poodle named Fifi who raises havoc throughout Colorado Springs. Meanwhile, the Reverend Johnson runs into difficulty recruiting townsfolk for the living Nativity he wants to stage to celebrate the holiday.
Change of Heart Dr. If You Love Someone… After a long period of grieving over his lost fiancee, Matthew finally falls in love. Iceman Cometh, The While Dr. Mike is away in Denver, a charlatan passes through town selling shares in a non-existent new invention and nearly everyone in Colorado Springs buys into the scam.
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Meanwhile, back at home, overwork causes Dr. Mike to hemorrhage, seriously threatening her pregnancy with miscarriage. Back in Colorado Springs, Dr. Mike is frustrated that a near-miscarriage limits her to bed-rest, while a physician she dislikes takes over her practice. Deal with the Devil Guest Star Fred Rogers — News that his former teacher and mentor is arriving within a month has Reverend Johnson urgently trying to make a good impression by attempting to raise enough money to fix up his dilapidated church.
Eye for an Eye When a drifter is convicted of violating a young girl and murdering an old man, he is sentenced to death. Emotions run high and Matthew is forced to take a strong stand to maintain law and order as the execution approaches.
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Johnson are excited to see the opening of a school on the Indian reservation and regard it as very positive and necessary. Cloud Dancing sees the school as the final destruction of Indian culture and is willing to fight to preserve Indian ways. Miriam Tilson, comes to town for a reunion, the two women are happy to see one another, but they soon resort to restoring the competitive relationship they had in their earlier years.
Woman of the Year When Dr. As the accounts grow, Dr. Mike tries to cut back on her clinic hours, but when Cloud Dancing is stabbed and Emma is found to have a potentially deadly tumor, she feels that her patients must come first. When the townspeople learn that the artist carries a terrifying disease, their friendship turns to fear and Dr.
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