Thursday, February 17, 2022

LUMBERJACKS and LADIES (Barbour Novella Collection), Reviewed by Paula Shreckhise

by Jennifer Lamont Leo, Naomi Musch, 

Candice Sue Patterson, and Pegg Thomas

All That Glitters: based on a true story, this is a stranger than fiction tale of a gold scam of major proportions. Great little romance of hardworking Wini and lumber company owner, Jess who try to get to the bottom of a hoax.

Winter Roses: A school teacher who doesn’t want to marry a lumberjack and a temporary lumberjack who wants to open a horse farm. Can God change their opinion and their hearts?

Not For Love: a widow who wants to marry to save her farm... not for love. Can they trust each other and forge a friendship and something more?

Undercover Logger
: Carrie mourns her husband but cannot manage the lumber business. Why, after a year is the business in jeopardy? Michael is sent by his banker father to Idaho to learn the ropes. Can he surreptitiously find out why Carry is losing money? Will they find a way to grow together?

A fun and faith filled quartet of the lumber industry in the 1800s. Something for everyone!
*I received a complimentary copy of this book from Barbour Publishing. I was not required to give a favorable review. All opinions are my own.* 4 stars and a solid faith thread 

BackCover Blurb:
Lumberjacks and Ladies Work Together to Build America
Struggling to remain independent in the 1800s, four women reluctantly open up to help from lumberjacks—and love.

All That Glitters by Candice Sue Patterson
Winifred finds herself running the family lobstering business when her father and brothers join the California gold rush. Will she stubbornly reject help from a local lumberjack?

Winter Roses by Pegg Thomas
Elizabeth cooks for a logging crew, determined to escape that life for something better, until reoccurring gifts capture her attention. Will she follow her dreams—or her heart?

Not for Love by Naomi Musch
Widowed, Maggie seeks a husband—in name only—from the logging camps, but the man who answers her letter is a surprise. Can she open her heart to love again?

Undercover Logger by Jennifer Lamont Leo
Carrie will not sell her timberland and allows the banker’s nephew to sign onto her logging crew to ferret out the reason she is losing money at an alarming rate. Will truth be revealed to her forlorn heart?
Barbour Publishing, February, 2022
Available in digital ebook, paperback, and Audiobook at Amazon, Christianbook .com, and Baker Book House 


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