Tuesday, April 10, 2012


I had fun reading this story. The characters were full of life and the rugged timber country was descibed in such a way that made you want to travel there and visit. The setting is 1873 in the rough and tough timber camp of Wakefield Timber. You have the lumberjack Jake Lannigan who runs the camp in a strict but fair way, but he doesn't own the camp. The problem is that the Wakfield heir is Tess Wakefield, who wants to sell the camp. Jake prepares to meet with her when an accident happens en route and Tess can't remember who she is. Jake has a little fun at her expense and convinces her she is the new school teacher for the camp and puts her in the worst of accomodations. Tess has spirit though and nothing seems to get her down for long.

I loved the way Tess reacted to each situation she found herself in. She had tenacity and took on the handsome but belligerant lumberjack, Jake, and didn't let him bully her. This was one headstrong couple and it was fun watching them fall in love. Was it a predictable story with an ending you knew was going to happen? Yes, but it sure was fun watching it all take place.

I want to thank Harvest House Publishing thru NetGalley for sending me this story to read and review.
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers (June 1, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0736930213
ISBN-13: 978-0736930215

1 comment:

Sherry Kuhn said...

I thought this was a fun story! Glad you enjoyed it too! I loved the ice skating part! :)