Download or read book With You Always Orphan Train Book 1 written by Jody Hedlund and published by Baker Books. This book was released on 2017-06-06 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Riveting Look at the Orphan Train from Historical Novelist Jody Hedlund When a financial crisis in 1850s New York leaves three orphaned sisters nearly destitute, the oldest, Elise Neumann, knows she must take action. She's had experience as a seamstress, and the New York Children's Aid Society has established a special service: placing out seamstresses and trade girls. Even though Elise doesn't want to leave her sisters for a job in Illinois, she realizes this may be their last chance. The son of one of New York City's wealthiest entrepreneurs, Thornton Quincy faces a dilemma. His father is dying, and in order to decide which of his sons will inherit everything, he is requiring them to do two things in six months: build a sustainable town along the Illinois Central Railroad, and get married. Thornton is tired of standing in his twin brother's shadow and is determined to win his father's challenge. He doesn't plan on meeting a feisty young woman on his way west, though.
Download or read book With You Always written by Jody Hedlund and published by Bethany House Publishers. This book was released on 2017-06-06 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Riveting Look at the Orphan Train from Historical Novelist Jody Hedlund When a financial crisis in 1850s New York leaves three orphaned sisters nearly destitute, the oldest, Elise Neumann, knows she must take action. She's had experience as a seamstress, and the New York Children's Aid Society has established a special service: placing out seamstresses and trade girls. Even though Elise doesn't want to leave her sisters for a job in Illinois, she realizes this may be their last chance. The son of one of New York City's wealthiest entrepreneurs, Thornton Quincy faces a dilemma. His father is dying, and in order to decide which of his sons will inherit everything, he is requiring them to do two things in six months: build a sustainable town along the Illinois Central Railroad, and get married. Thornton is tired of standing in his twin brother's shadow and is determined to win his father's challenge. He doesn't plan on meeting a feisty young woman on his way west, though.
Download or read book An Awakened Heart Orphan Train written by Jody Hedlund and published by Bethany House. This book was released on 2017-04-04 with total page 96 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Trying to heal the ache she feels in her empty life, wealthy Christine Pendleton decides to volunteer at Centre Street Chapel. Ministering to one of the most deprived parts of New York City, the chapel aims at making a difference in the lives of the impoverished immigrants flooding the city. After seeing firsthand the hopelessness of the poor women and orphans, Christine is convinced more can be done to help them. Guy Bedell has been serving at the chapel and pouring his heart out for the people he's grown to care about. When Christine begins to challenge his methods and offers a new vision for reaching out to the community, can he trust that perhaps God has bigger plans in store for him--plans that may include this feisty socialite?
Download or read book Searching for You Orphan Train Book 3 written by Jody Hedlund and published by Baker Books. This book was released on 2018-12-04 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Despite years on the run, Sophie Neumann is determined to care for two young children. She won't abandon them the way she thinks her older sisters abandoned her. But times are growing desperate, and when she falls in with the wrong crowd and witnesses a crime, she realizes fleeing 1850s New York is her only option. Disappearing with her two young charges into a group of orphans heading west by train, Sophie hopes to find safety and a happy life. When the train stops in Illinois for the first placement of orphans, Sophie faces the most difficult choice of her life. Reinhold Weiss has finally purchased his own small farm. With mounting debts, a harvest to bring in, and past scars that haunt him, he's in no position to give his heart away . . . but can he say no when his long-lost friend shows up on a nearby train pleading for his help?
Download or read book Come Back to Me Waters of Time Book 1 written by Jody Hedlund and published by Revell. This book was released on 2021-06-01 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The ultimate cure that could heal any disease? Crazy. That's exactly what research scientist Marian Creighton has always believed about her father's quest, even if it does stem from a desire to save her sister Ellen from the genetic disease that stole their mother from them. But when her father falls into a coma after drinking a vial of holy water believed to contain traces of residue from the Tree of Life, Marian must question all of her assumptions. He's left behind tantalizing clues that suggest he's crossed back in time. Insane. Until Marian tests his theories and finds herself in the Middle Ages during a dangerous peasant uprising. William Durham, a valiant knight comes to Marian's rescue and offers her protection . . . as his wife. The longer Marian stays in the past, the more she cares about William. Can she ever find her father and make it back to the present to heal her sister? And when the time comes to leave, will she want to? Bestselling author Jody Hedlund is your guide down the twisting waters of time to a volatile era of superstition, revolts, and chivalry in this suspenseful story.
Download or read book A Cowboy for Keeps Colorado Cowboys Book 1 written by Jody Hedlund and published by Baker Books. This book was released on 2021-01-05 with total page 279 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Greta Nilsson's trip west to save her ailing little sister, Astrid, could not have gone more wrong. First, bandits hold up her stagecoach, stealing all her money. Then, upon arriving in Fairplay, Colorado, she learns the man she was betrothed to as a mail-order bride has died. Homeless, penniless, and jobless, Greta and her sister are worse off than when they started. Wyatt McQuaid is struggling to get his new ranch up and running and is in town to purchase cattle when the mayor proposes the most unlikely of bargains. He'll invest in a herd of cattle for Wyatt's ranch if Wyatt agrees to help the town become more respectable by marrying and starting a family. And the mayor, who has promised to try to help Greta, has just the candidate in mind for Wyatt to marry.
Download or read book A Reluctant Bride The Bride Ships Book 1 written by Jody Hedlund and published by Baker Books. This book was released on 2019-06-04 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Living in London's poorest slum, Mercy Wilkins has little hope of a better life. When she's offered an opportunity to join a bride ship sailing to British Columbia, she agrees. After witnessing so much painful heartache and loss in the slums, the bride ship is her only prospect to escape a bleak future, not only for herself but, she hopes, someday for her sister. Wealthy and titled Joseph Colville leaves home and takes to the sea in order to escape the pain of losing his family. As ship's surgeon, he's in charge of the passengers' welfare aboard the Tynemouth, including sixty brides-to-be. He has no immediate intention of settling down, but when Mercy becomes his assistant, the two must fight against a forbidden love. With hundreds of single men congregating on the shore eager to claim a bride from the Tynemouth, will Mercy and Joseph lose their chance at true love, or will they be able to overcome the obstacles that threaten to keep them apart?
Download or read book Orphan Train Rider written by Andrea Warren and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 1996 with total page 84 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Discusses the placement of over 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children in homes throughout the Midwest from 1854 to 1929 by recounting the story of one boy and his brothers.
Download or read book An Inconvenient Beauty Hawthorne House Book 4 written by Kristi Ann Hunter and published by Bethany House. This book was released on 2017-09-05 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Award-Winning Regency Romance Author on the Rise Griffith, Duke of Riverton, likes order, logic, and control, and he naturally applies this rational approach to his search for a bride. He's certain Miss Frederica St. Claire is the perfect wife for him, but while Frederica is strangely elusive, he can't seem to stop running into her stunningly beautiful cousin, Miss Isabella Breckenridge. Isabella should be enjoying her society debut, but with her family in difficult circumstances, her uncle will only help them if she'll use her beauty to assist him in his political aims. Already uncomfortable with this agreement, the more she comes to know Griffith, the more she wishes to be free of her unfortunate obligation. Will Griffith and Isabella be able to set aside their pride and face their fears in time to find their own happily-ever-after?
Download or read book We Rode the Orphan Trains written by Andrea Warren and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2001 with total page 148 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Describes the journey many orphan children took looking for families and homes to call their own.
Download or read book From Orphan Train to Manhood written by Helen Allee Breedlove and published by iUniverse. This book was released on 2013-06-04 with total page 248 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In 1928, ten-year-old Lenvil O’Loughlin and his two younger brothers are picked up off the squalid streets of New York City and put on an orphan train headed west. Scared and fearful of what the future holds, Lenvil only hopes the three of them can stay together. When the train screeches to a halt in Lebanon, Missouri, Lenvil’s brothers are selected by a childless couple. However, Lenvil is left to agonize over the separation and is put back on the train to go farther west. In Springfield, he is taken by Eldon Detherage, a cruel taskmaster who wants a boy for no other reason than to work on his farm. Fortunately, Lenvil has a champion in Eldon’s wife, Velma, who treats him with the kindness he desperately needs. As the impact of the Great Depression spreads, everyone is struggling just to survive. As the years pass, Lenvil copes with the hardships of life on the farm as best he can, but he also makes himself a promise: someday he will find his brothers and make a better life for them all.
Download or read book Orphan Train 101 Amazing Facts You Didn t Know written by G Whiz and published by GWhizBooks.com. This book was released on 2014-05-31 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Did you know that "Le Cose Che Non So Di Te" is the title for this novel in Italian? Or, did you know that Christina Baker Kline has said that we as people usually want to see the good in other people? What are the amazing facts of Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Harry Potter G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Tell us what title you want next! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Submit a review and hop on the Wall of Contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" - G Whiz "10/10" Keiona - I love sports "10/10" Krista - Love books "9/10" Penelope Hunt - Reader from Lima, Ohio "9/10" Callie - Perfect "9/10" Angie - Bookworm and LOVER of TFIOS DISCLAIMER: This work is an unofficial derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.
|Author||: Cherie Claire|
|Publisher||: Happy Gris Gris Publishing|
|Release Date||: 2022-02-09|
|Pages||: 1123 pages|
|Rating||: 4./5 ( users)|
Download or read book Viola Valentine Mysteries 1 3 Viola Valentine Boxed Set 1 written by Cherie Claire and published by Happy Gris Gris Publishing. This book was released on 2022-02-09 with total page 1123 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: They say there are blessings from disasters. For Viola Valentine, it was starting over. The hurricane gave Viola Valentine the chance she needed to leave her dead-end job and loveless marriage. But the storm that came barreling through New Orleans also blew open a psychic door, one that Viola had worked hard to keep close. Now the travel writer must solve the mysteries of ghosts who have died by water. Three books in one! A Ghost of a Chance: As Viola enters her new career as travel writer, solving mysteries that appear with apparitions everywhere she goes, the one person she hopes to speak to — her daughter who died of leukemia years before — continues to elude her. Or does she? Ghost Town: Viola must use her “gift” of seeing ghosts to rid Lorelei, Louisiana, of its apparitions. There's a recession on, jobs are hard to come by, and her suffocating family and ex-husband keep making demands. She takes solace in a new love interest, one who teaches her how to harness her anger. In the end, Viola realizes that only love can solve her problems, from ridding ghosts of lakeside towns to healing a broken heart. Trace of a Ghost: Viola Valentine takes a trek down the historic Natchez Trace of Mississippi, but traveling along is an adventurous heiress who’s been dead since 1860 — and she wants her story known. BOOK DETAILS • Three contemporary paranormal mysteries • Book One-Three of the Viola Valentine Mystery Series • Each a full-length novel of approximately 80,000 words • R-rated content: Light sexuality • Set in Louisiana and the Deep South The Viola Valentine Mystery Series A Ghost of a Chance Ghost Town Trace of a Ghost Ghost Trippin’ Give Up the Ghost The Ghost is Clear (novella) Ghost Fever
Download or read book Together Forever Orphan Train Book 2 written by Jody Hedlund and published by Baker Books. This book was released on 2018-05-01 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Marianne Neumann has one goal in life: to find her lost younger sister, Sophie. When Marianne takes a job as a placing agent with the Children's Aid Society in 1858 New York, she not only hopes to give children a better life but seeks to discover whether Sophie ended up leaving the city on an orphan train. Andrew Brady, her fellow agent on her first placing trip, is a former schoolteacher who has an easy way with the children--firm but tender and funny. Underneath his handsome charm, though, seems to linger a grief that won't go away--and a secret from his past that he keeps hidden. As the two team up placing orphans amid small railroad towns in Illinois, they find themselves growing ever closer . . . until a shocking tragedy threatens to upend all their work and change one of their lives forever.
Download or read book Orphan Trains written by Kristin F. Johnson and published by ABDO. This book was released on 2012-01-01 with total page 112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This title examines an important historic event - the orphan train movement. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of the Children's Aid Society and the development of the Brace School, lodging houses, and industrial schools, the conditions that led to child abandonment in the 1800s, problems with institutional care and child labor laws, the roles the Civil War, the Great Depression, and people like Charles Loring Brace played, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Download or read book With Us Always written by Donald T. Critchlow and published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. This book was released on 1998-04-02 with total page 276 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This important book provides a crucial examination of past attempts, both in this country and abroad, to balance the efforts of private charity and public welfare.
|Author||: Jen Turano|
|Publisher||: Baker Books|
|Release Date||: 2020-11-17|
|ISBN 10||: 9781493428137|
|Pages||: 376 pages|
|Rating||: 4.4/5 (934 users)|
Download or read book To Steal a Heart The Bleecker Street Inquiry Agency Book 1 written by Jen Turano and published by Baker Books. This book was released on 2020-11-17 with total page 376 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After a childhood as a street thief, Gabriella Goodhue thought she'd put her past behind her until a fellow resident at her boardinghouse is unjustly accused of theft. In the middle of breaking into a safe that holds the proof to prove her friend's innocence, Gabriella is interrupted by Nicholas Quinn, the man she once considered her best friend--until he abandoned her. After being taken under the wing of a professor who introduced him into society and named him as heir, Nicholas is living far removed from his childhood life of crime. As a favor to a friend, Nicholas agreed to help clear the name of an innocent woman, never imagining he'd be reunited with the girl he thought lost to him forever. As Gabriella and Nicholas are thrown together into one intrigue after another, their childhood affection grows into more, but their newfound feelings are tested when truths about their past are revealed and danger follows their every step.