Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Redemption of Jake Scully

Title: The Redemption of Jake Scully
Author: Elaine Barbieri
Where'd I get it: Irvin's Books
Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780373827909
Genre: Inspirational Historical Romance
Rating: @@@@@
Heat Index: Sweet

Synopsis: When Lacey was eight, her grandfather was murdered. Before he passed on, he told her to get to town and find Jake Scully, who would take care of her. Thanks to her faithful and beloved mule, Careful, the injured girl made it to Jake's doorstep where he took her in. Wanting to give her the best life possible, Jake sends her east to school, where she grows into a beautiful young lady.

Upon graduating, Lacey returns home to Weaver, Arizona and Jake. She wants to rebuild her life and become independent along with facing down the ghosts of her past. Little does she know the ghosts aren't exactly ghosts and are laying in wait for her.

This was a beautiful story of redemption and unconditional love. There is plenty of danger and misunderstandings along the way, but Lacey shares her good heart with everyone she meets. A beautiful story.

The Redemption of Jake Scully

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