• Title: A Little Gentle Persuasion
  • Author: Kathy Keller
  • ISBN: 9781370912193
  • Page: 320
  • Format: ebook
  • A Little Gentle Persuasion A Little Gentle PersuasionSeptember Boston socialite Devon Wainwright is widowed and left penniless by her husband s bad investments and is facing another loveless marriage arranged by her mother
    A Little Gentle PersuasionSeptember 1874Boston socialite Devon Wainwright is widowed and left penniless by her husband s bad investments and is facing another loveless marriage arranged by her mother, when she receives notice of an inheritance from a little known aunt In defiance of her mother and with her maid as her companion, she sets off for Blue Springs, Colorado, toA Little Gentle PersuasionSeptember 1874Boston socialite Devon Wainwright is widowed and left penniless by her husband s bad investments and is facing another loveless marriage arranged by her mother, when she receives notice of an inheritance from a little known aunt In defiance of her mother and with her maid as her companion, she sets off for Blue Springs, Colorado, to lay claim to her legacy and a new life.All too soon however, she discovers that it is one thing to experience the Wild West through the dime novels she secretly loves to read it is quite another to experience it in real life From the minute she steps off the stagecoach in Blue Springs, her New England society values clash with the lax morality and lawlessness of the western frontier, and she finds nothing romantic about the lack of decorum and modernity in the former mining town On top of that, she discovers that her aunt had been harboring a shocking secret.Neither does Cort Templeton resemble the dashing hero of her dime novels Though undeniably an imposing figure, Devon finds his no nonsense, taciturn manner disconcerting and insulting For his part, Templeton has no time for the pretty redhead s sanctimonious complaints But when mysteries unfold and danger arises, he soon finds her life in his hands Over the course of events, harrowing and surprising, they both come to realize that one can t judge a book by its cover and find an unexpected love.

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