A READER'S OPINION
By Clear Water is an enjoyable western romance with a touch of inspiration. Leslyn Reed is a strong woman of the West who suffers unthinkable tragedy. On her own and determined not to give up, she sets out to find her family, only to be faced with more tragedy! Matt Yeats is a worthy man and hero for Leslyn, but neither of them have an easy path ahead of them. I really liked Leslyn's ability to overcome the horrors she has to face, and admire Matt for not giving up on a remarkable young woman. The writing felt stilted in some places and could have used a bit more polish in others, but the story moved along at a nice clip from the first page. I enjoyed the light and subtle inspirational elements mixed in because I think they added an extra layer to Leslyn's character.
With a steady pace and enjoyable plot, By Clear Water is sure to be enjoyed by those who love historical western romance.
Star Rating: 4 Stars | Content Rating: 3 1/2 Hearts | Reviewed by: Kaylie
Tragedy leaves Leslyn Reed alone in the middle of unsettled New Mexico territory. Disguised as a boy, she works her way to California as a trail hand, intending to claim her family’s property in the little town of Concepción. Little does she know the journey to her destiny has only just begun and she’s already claimed something much more valuable than land. Matt Yeats is the mighty heir to Hacienda Hermosa. While leading one last trail drive, hoping to come to terms with decisions for his future, disaster strikes. If not for a young boy who’s barely strong enough to saddle a horse, he would have never survived. Les’s gift for healing not only spares his life, but changes it forever.
Print Length: 199 pages
Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing
Publication Date: October 28, 2015
Format Read: E-Book | Source: Provided by the author or publisher.
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