Hannah Dyer has just moved to Texas to help her brother-in-law in his medical practice. Despite her handicap of having one leg much shorter than the other, she is a great nurse whose skills help make the practice the most successful in the area.
When Micah Gordon returns home after some shady escapades, his father hopes he will settle down to ranch life. Hannah is smitten by his good looks and roguish ways, but because of her leg, she has no hopes of attracting his attention.
After Micah suffers a tragic loss, he loses his faith and almost loses his ranch. Can Hannah's care and staunch faith help him on the road to recovery with a new hope, new faith, and a new love?
Martha Rogers is a freelance author of both fiction and non-fiction and a speaker. Her stories and articles have appeared in a number of compilations and magazines. Her first fiction novella released in 2007.
Her experiences as a public school teacher, Sunday school teacher, youth leader, First Place leader, Mom and Grandmother give Martha a unique field of ministry.
Martha is am alumni of CLASS and is available to speak at Women's Retreats, conferences, and luncheons on topics of interest to women of all ages.
As an author, she is available to speak at writing conferences and workshops on a variety of topics of interest to writers.
Hannah Dyer is ready to start her new life in Texas. She will not only be living with her sister's family but she will be working for her sister's husband, Dr. Manfred Whiteman as his nurse. This is an adventure she is looking forward to. When she steps off the train her sister Sallie is there to pick her up. Micah Gordon a handsome neighbor of Sallie's offers to load Hannah's trunks onto the wagon. Hannah is smitten by the young man then he noticed her deformed leg as he helped her in the wagon. She felt very self conscious about her leg and saw the pity in his expression. Sallie warned her sister against paying any mind to this prodigal son with a shady past.
Hannah decides to go with her heart and give the young man the benefit of the doubt. She does her best to encourage him without getting into his business especially after he and his brother have a run of bad luck and the brothers end up having a parting of the way.
The author writes of Hannah's courage and accomplishments along with her insecurities due her tp her deformed leg. God is the center of this story giving Hannah faith to trust in God's will. I read this book in one day and was not wanting it to end. In this historical novel there is romance and intrigue that will keep you turning the pages. You can count on a good book if the author is Martha Rogers. I am looking forward to book three in this series.
I highly recommend this book.
I rated this book a 5 out of 5.
Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book from Booketeria/Realms for an honest review.