Pursued

Pursued An idealistic librarian and a troubled cattle baron fight wickedness in high places in Nebraska Carianne Barlow never expected to leave her Philadelphia townhouse and travel to the wild west but

  • Title: Pursued
  • Author: Elaine Manders
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Pursued

    An idealistic librarian and a troubled cattle baron fight wickedness in high places in 1884 Nebraska Carianne Barlow never expected to leave her Philadelphia townhouse and travel to the wild west, but when she inherits a fortune, conditions are attached She must carry out her grandmother s vision of a western culture center anchored by a library to rival those of the easAn idealistic librarian and a troubled cattle baron fight wickedness in high places in 1884 Nebraska Carianne Barlow never expected to leave her Philadelphia townhouse and travel to the wild west, but when she inherits a fortune, conditions are attached She must carry out her grandmother s vision of a western culture center anchored by a library to rival those of the east Such an undertaking requires political support, and no one is influential than Rhyan Cason, a handsome rancher with the reputation of hardened businessman and rabble rousing lobbyist with a preference for the ladies Carianne gets on the westbound train with no thought of the treacherous world awaiting her in the little prairie town near Rhyan s sprawling ranch When Rhyan asks her to catalog his library, Carianne jumps at the chance without considering the ramifications She rejects any romantic notions Rhyan is known to be a heart breaker, and he is an atheist, which doesn t set well with her Christian beliefs But they are thrown together when events take a dangerous turn, and menacing undercurrents run through the town Then Carianne learns too late Rhyan is pursued by a sinister enemy determined to destroy everything he cares for, including her As they get closer to exposing the adversary, they realize he or she wants them both dead.

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    1. Connie

      This is actually pretty good for what it is just not my cuppa This is one of those soap opera like novels with a plot that never ends If you like television programs such as Dr Quinn, Christy, or When Calls the Heart, or any other such Hallmark type stuff, then you will probably like this book The characters are well done, and the plot is easy to follow even if it drags Those dragging plots sigh they ve never been very believable for me, and after all that time I just stop caring Don t look for [...]

    2. Sherida Stewart

      An exciting historical romance filled with suspense and intrigue An exciting opening begins Pursued as heroine Carianne Barlow is placed in jeopardy, a gun held to her neck She has just arrived from the East to a town in frontier Nebraska She plans to diligently carry out the stipulations of her grandmother s will to use the inheritance to establish libraries in these remote towns, enabling women to improve their education She is rescued by Rhyon Cason, a complex man with quite a reputation Besi [...]

    3. Denise Hershberger (100 Pages per Hour)

      This was my first book by Manders In fact, it was the first I d even heard her name but I like discovering new authors so I was excited to give it a try while it was free on for Kindle.I found I really enjoyed the story line and characters I liked that there were a few different points of drama throughout the book that kept my interest I also loved that she was teaching herself how to catalogue books with the Dewey system to create her own library That was totally fascinating to me I love librar [...]

    4. Carol J Pennington-York

      HistoricalI enjoyed this book good storytelling This author writes about Nebraska where my grandchildren were born She currently resides in the Warner Robins, GA area which is where my daughter and husband live and he works a civil service job at Robins AFB after retiring from the USAF All these similarities made me curious to read the book I was so pleasantly surprised and thought Ms Manders did some excellent research.

    5. Kym McNabney

      I love the plot of PURSUED by ELAINE MANDERS If I had to name just one thing MS MANDERS did great in regards to writing, it would be to create great plots that will make you want to keep reading to find out what is going to happen next From the back cover An idealistic librarian and a troubled cattle baron fight wickedness in high places in 1884 Nebraska Carianne Barlow never expected to leave her comfortable Philadelphia townhouse and travel to the wild west, but when she inherits a fortune, co [...]

    6. Cheryl Howard

      I love, love, loved Persued i have read all of Elaine s books and each one just gets better If exciting books with no fear of shady content is what you want, her book , Persued is a must, as is all of her other books You will find yourself impatiently waiting for exchange new one.

    7. Marilyn

      Pursed was a fascinating and enchanting story that captured my attention from the start till the end The lives of these well developed characters and the challenges they faced during the late 1800 s was vivid with the descriptive words I felt like I was right there in Nebraska and on Rhyan s expansive ranch, along with emotions being stirred throughout the book Carianne Barlow s faith, beauty, kindness and education shined like a bright star to all she encountered The many unexpected twists and [...]

    8. Anne Rightler

      Pursued by Elaine Mander is the first in her Intrigue Under Western Skies series In this romance Western set in Nebraska during the late 1880s, readers are introduced to Carianne and Rhyan Carianne is on a mission to build libraries, operas and theaters all over the West in honor of her grandmother She is pretty much too good to be true and has an unusual knack for helping people Rhyan is the quintessential charismatic rancher, dubbed the Casanova Cowboy by some Will they be able to find love am [...]

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