Reviews - Inspirational

Her Hometown Dream
Rachelle Paige
Campbell

Amy Parker returns to her hometown after a ten-year stint away.  She discovers the mansion that has always been a deep tie to her family is up for sale and leaps at the chance to buy it. The mansion is largely the reason she studied historic home restoration. She approaches the lawyer handling the sale, only to be told the seller will not take an offer from her.

Widowed Millie Farnsworth is active, independent, and pretty much set in her ways. Although she misses her late husband, she’s content. Hank Cason is Millie’s widowed neighbor who just happens to route his morning walk past Millie’s door. They were couple-friends when their spouses were alive and remain good friends now that they’re alone.

Nora Lancaster grew up in Cherish but couldn’t wait to get out of that small town. She married a young boy and took off. Now years later she is back, divorced, a single mother with a rebellious daughter, to help at the inn her parents used to own. As she is volunteering at the inn, she meets Julian Wilson, a businessman who is in town to scope out a place for a chain restaurant.

Hannah McGibbon is running out of options in St. Louis, after the death of her father reveals debts no one knew of prior. In a moment of desperation, she applies to a matchmaking service hoping to find a husband far from home where she can escape her father’s poor reputation. Rancher Seth Temple needs a mother for his young son.

Sadie Thorsen is a physician in Pendleton, Oregon, in the year 1917. As the First World War breaks out, she feels she needs to help and travels to France to treat the injured soldiers. Her fiancé, Harley John Hobbs, is conscripted to fight. This story is inspired by the true stories of those who served in WWI. “Sadie” is also part of the Pendleton Petticoats series by Shanna Hatfield.

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