Rainwater

By | November 17, 2017
Rainwater Author Sandra Brown
ISBN-10 1439176132
ISBN-13 9781439176139
Year 2009-10-13
Pages 260
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster
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A romantic historical novel from New York Times bestselling authr Sandra Brown about an independent woman who runs a boarding house in Dust Bowl Texas Ella Baron runs her Texas boarding house with the efficiency of a ships captain and the grace of a gentlewoman She cooks cleans launders and cares for her ten year old son Solly a sweet but challenging child whose busy behavior and failure to speak elicits undesired advice from others in town Ellas plate is full from sunup to sundown When a room in her boarding house opens up the respected town doctor brings Ella a new boarderthe handsome and gallant Mr David Rainwaterbut Ella is immediately resistant to opening up her home to this mysterious stranger Even with assurances that Mr Rainwater is a man of impeccable character a former cotton broker and a victim of the Great Depression Ella stiffens at the thought of taking him in Dr Kincaid tells Ella in confidence that Mr Rainwater wont require the room for long he is dying Begrudgingly Ella accepts Mr Rainwaters application to board but she knows that something is happening she is being swept along by an unusual series of events Soon this strong minded independent woman will realize that the living that she has eked out for herself in the small bubble of her town is about to change whether she likes it or not Racial tensions the financial strain of livelihoods in cotton drying up into dust and the threat of political instability swirl together into a tornado on the horizon One thing is certain the winds of change are blowing all over Texasand through the cracks in the life that Ella Barron has painstakingly built This is the story of a woman who takes her lifes circumstances in both hands but who will be forced to reckon with the chaos of her historical circumstances

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