The future stretches out in front of Sarah Dobbs like the pure blue Texas sky. Leaving the past behind in Philadelphia, mail-order bride Sarah arrives in San Antonio ready to greet her groom, Austin Canfield, a man she has never met but whose letters have won her heart from afar. But there is one... show more
The future stretches out in front of Sarah Dobbs like the pure blue Texas sky. Leaving the past behind in Philadelphia, mail-order bride Sarah arrives in San Antonio ready to greet her groom, Austin Canfield, a man she has never met but whose letters have won her heart from afar. But there is one problem--he has died. And Sarah cannot go back East.As Sarah tries to reconcile herself to a future that is drastically changed, Austin's brother, Clay, struggles with his own muddled plans. Though he dislikes working on the family ranch and longs for a different life, Clay is driven to avenge his brother's death. But something between them is growing and neither Clay nor Sarah is ready to admit it. Book 1 of the Texas Dreams series, Paper Roses will sweep readers into the Hill Country with a tale of love and loss, closed doors and beautiful possibilities that will leave them wanting more.
Publish date: January 1st 2009
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Texas Dreams (#1)
This is a story about Sarah and Clay. But it is much more than that. It is also about love and forgiveness. You don't forgive to benefit the person but for yourself so that you can move on from the hurt that was caused to you. Sarah comes to Texas as a mail order bride. But when she reaches her dest...
I really enjoyed Paper Roses. I found the plot moved along well and I liked the lead characters. There were enough clues to tell me who was responsible, which was disappointing, and I would have liked a bit more at the end, such as a scene between Clay, Jean-Michel and Michel Ladre. A bit more detai...
This was an ok Christian romance read, but it seemed to just drag on to me. This was the second time I read it, and both times I felt the same way about it...I just can't put my finger on what bothered me about the story. I'm hoping that the other books in the trilogy will be better and it was a s...
It's not that I didn't like the book, though it certainly wasn't necessarily a favorite, either. There were many aspects I enjoyed, in fact--including the romance between Sarah and Clay, the historical setting in the Texas frontier, and the mix of mystery and historical, Christian fiction.As is typi...