Chasing the Sun (Land of the Lone Star Trilogy, Book 1) by Tracie Peterson

By Tracie Peterson

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Tracie Peterson Embarks on a brand new Texas Series

When her father disappears in war-torn Mississippi, Hannah Dandridge unearths herself liable not just for her more youthful siblings yet for the ranch her father lately got at the Texas plains. notwithstanding a wedding of comfort may well ease her challenge, she determines to belief God for direction.

Wounded soldier William Barnett returns to his domestic in simple terms to find that his family's ranch has been seized. although offended and sour at this flip of occasions, he's stunned to find that it's a appealing younger girl with striking fortitude who's suffering to maintain where working.

Hannah, determined for aid, and William, desirous to regain his family's land, shape an uneasy truce. yet close by Comanche tribes, the coming of accomplice infantrymen, and a chronic suitor all threaten the becoming appeal that builds among them. Will they have the capacity to put aside their very own goals and include the promise of a destiny jointly?

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Relax. I know you heard the rumour this morning, but you should see your eyes — your tic is back. All right, Picasso's here, down the coast a few miles away, visiting friends in some small fishing town. ' 'I wish I'd never heard the rumour,' he said honestly. ' Others? Yes, there were others. He could breakfast most congenially on Caravaggio still-lifes of autumn pears and midnight plums. For lunch: those fire-squirting, thick-wormed Van Gogh sunflowers, those blooms a blind man might read with one rush of scorched fingers down fiery canvas.

White as a winter cloud all alone in the moonlit sky late at night. Seeing it here in the warm summer night room made their breath almost show on the air. Shutting his eyes, he could see it printed on his lids. He knew what colour his dreams would be this night. 'White . . ' murmured Villanazul. ' 'Say that again,' said Gomez. Villanazul, proud yet humble, was glad to repeat his tribute. ' . . ' Shocked, the men whirled to see Vamenos in the door, wine bottles in each hand. 'A party! Here! Now tell us, who wears the suit first tonight?

Upstairs, Mr Fremley sat up like Lazarus. Mr Terle's eyes grew wider and yet wider to take hold of what was coming. He held to the porch rail like the captain of a long-becalmed vessel feeling the first stir of some tropic breeze that smelled of lime and the ice-cool white meat of coconut. The smallest wind stroked over his aching nostrils as over the flues of a white-hot chimney. ' cried Mr Terle. ' And over the last hill, shaking out feathers of fiery dust, came the cloud, the thunder, the racketing storm.

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