Jul 042016
 
The Boden Birthright

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After the death of his wife, prosperous businessman Chance Boden heads west along the Santa Fe Trail with his son to escape the powerful, controlling hands of his in-laws. He has plans to establish his own ranch, but instead he finds work with Frank Chastain, owner of a vast amount of land.

Chance doesn’t want to work for anyone, but Frank’s beautiful daughter gives him reason to delay buying his own holdings. With winter coming, no home in which to live, and Veronica’s offer to care for young Cole while Chance learns the ways of successful ranching in the desert, Chance has little choice but to accept the Chastains’ offer to stay on.

When Frank is attacked, his dying wish is that Chance marry his daughter, but after dealing with his in-laws, Chance isn’t going to let anyone come between him and his son. Then Frank’s precarious hold on the land he received as part of an old Spanish Land Grant forces Frank to make a desperate choice to save Veronica’s inheritance–and also gives the men who attacked Frank reason to come after him.

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Hott Review:

Another wonderful series has begun with Mary Connealy’s novella The Boden Birthright. I couldn’t help but to fall in love with Chance and Veronica, but even more so with Cole. As I came to the final pages all I could think was that I didn’t want to miss a day of their life.
Mary Connealy has a way of creating characters that are Christians, good people, and hardworking without making them seem trite or fake.

More About The Boden Birthright:

Author: Mary Connealy
Source: I purchased this item from Amazon for FREE on March 14, 2016
Publisher & Date: May 3rd 2016 by Bethany House Publishers
Genre: Western, Historical Christian Romance
ISBN: 9781441228789 (ISBN-13: 9781441228789)
Pages: 97
Grade: B+
Ages: 16+
Steam: Appropriate for all audiances
Setting: New Mexico 1852
Series: The Cimarron Legacy, #0.5
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Connect With Mary Connealy:

My writing journey is similar to a lot of others. Boil it down to persistence, oh, go ahead and call it stubbornness. I just kept typing away. I think the reason I did it was because I’m more or less a dunce around people—prone to sit silently when I really ought to speak up(or far worse, speak up when I ought to sit silently).

So, I have all these things, I want to say, in my head; the perfect zinger to the rude cashier, which you think of an hour after you’ve left the store, the perfect bit of wisdom when someone needs help, which doesn’t occur to you until they solve their problems themselves, the perfect guilt trip for the kids, which you don’t say because you’re not an idiot. I keep all this wit to myself, much to the relief of all who know me, and then I write all my great ideas into books. It’s therapeutic if nothing else, and more affordable than a psychiatrist.

So then a very nice, oh so nice publishing company like Barbour Heartsong comes along and says, “Hey, we’ll pay you money for this 45,000 word therapy session.” That’s as sweet as it gets.

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