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All She Left Behind
by Jane Kirkpatrick
Historical Fiction
From The Jacket:Already well versed in the natural healing properties of herbs and oils, Jennie Pickett longs to become a doctor. But the Oregon frontier of the 1870s is an unforgiving place, especially for a single mother. To support herself and her young son, Jennie finds work caring for an older woman. When her patient dies, Jennie discovers that her heart has become entangled with the woman's widowed husband, a man many years her senior. Their unlikely romance may lead her to her ultimate goal, but the road forward is uncertain. New York Times bestselling author Jane Kirkpatrick invites you to leave behind your preconceived notions about love and life as you, along with Jennie, discover that dreams may be deferred, but they never really die. Based on a true story.
This is the story of Jennie, a gritty, determined women who struggled with surviving as a single mother in 1870s Oregon and overcame many obstacles to realize her dream. The author tackles some sensitive issues like marital abuse, drugs, divorce, death, and sickness all from the perspective of 1870s Oregon. Jennie is strong and inspiring.
by-Linda 2017/10/04, 06:58 PM
 
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