Eliza and Daniel were on different paths..going in opposite directions. Daniel was a perfect gentleman and felt that Eliza needed assistance. Eliza was stubborn and refused. But with persuasion, She accepted his help. Daniel and Eliza set out on an adventure that neither would forget.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I immediately went to Kathleen Denly's website. I signed up for her blog. I can not miss any of her future books. I love books that are set in the woods and in the wilderness. It makes me want to camp and enjoy all what nature has to offer.
I was pretty upset with Eliza's father. He did not handle his grief well. He ignored his duty to his daughter. He literally dumped her at her uncle's house. Eliza felt an obligation to care for her father. Their roles were reversed.
Eliza was driven to search for her father. Daniel was driven to honor a promise. Sparks fly. This was the beginning of the dance. They danced around and never really expressing their feelings. This leads to confusion and pain.
I received this book for free from Celebrate Lit to review.
About the Book
Book: Waltz in the Wilderness
Author: Kathleen Denly
Genre: Christian Historical Romance
Release Date: February 4, 2020
She’s desperate to find her missing father. His conscience demands he risk all to help.
Eliza Brooks is haunted by her role in her mother’s death, so she’ll do anything to find her missing pa—even if it means sneaking aboard a southbound ship. When those meant to protect her abandon and betray her instead, a family friend’s unexpected assistance is a blessing she can’t refuse.
Daniel Clarke came to California to make his fortune, and a stable job as a San Francisco carpenter has earned him more than most have scraped from the local goldfields. But it’s been four years since he left Massachusetts and his fiancé is impatient for his return. Bound for home at last, Daniel Clarke finds his heart and plans challenged by a tenacious young woman with haunted eyes. Though every word he utters seems to offend her, he is determined to see her safely returned to her father. Even if that means risking his fragile engagement.
When disaster befalls them in the remote wilderness of the Southern California mountains, true feelings are revealed, and both must face heart-rending decisions. But how to decide when every choice before them leads to someone getting hurt?
About the Author
Kathleen Denly lives in sunny Southern California with her loving husband, four young children, and two cats. As a member of the adoption and foster community, children in need are a cause dear to her heart and she finds they make frequent appearances in her stories. When she isn’t writing, researching, or caring for children, Kathleen spends her time reading, visiting historical sites, hiking, and crafting.
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