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Contect to to keep the deathbed promise to her mother Merrill Krause has forgone dating to take care of her father and four older brothers. Until Rurik Jorgenson arrives in their little town. He’s the first guy not ineimitated by her brothers that actually charms Merrill.

Rurik Jorgenson may have just arrived but, it’s not without baggage. Not long after becoming a strong member of the community and a partner in his uncle’s furniture business, the woman who was one his fiancee and her brother arrive and accuse him of abusing his privileges while they were engaged. She expects marriage, but not only does Rurik not love her but he’s found his heart lead elsewhere.

Can the new friendship between Rurik and Merrill last with so much against them?

Hott Review:

What I liked: I loved Tracie Peterson’s The Icecutter’s Daughter! This book is not only a great fiction novel, but it gives a great plan of salvation. It shows that Christians aren’t perfect but are constantly striving to be more. Plus, The Icecutter’s Daughter gives a great picture of how life was in the late 1800s. It was so interesting and showed different occupations that I’d not considered previously.
What I didn’t like: I really didn’t Svea or Nils! I’m mot sure when I’ve ever not liked a “Christian” character so intensely! It’s a bit nerve-wracking!

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Author: Tracie Peterson
Source: Bethany House Publishers via Netgalley, Jan 2013
Publisher & Date: March 1st 2013 by Bethany House Publishers
Genre: Historical Christian Romance
ISBN: 0764206192 (ISBN13: 9780764206191)
Pages: 352
Grade: A
Ages: 16+
Steam: YA – Due to Talk of Unwed Pregnacy
Setting: Waseca, Minnesota
This Counts for these Challenges: 2015 Let Me Count The Ways Reading Challenge, 2015 New Authors Reading Challenge, 2015 TBR Pile Challenge, 2015 What’s In A Name Reading Challenge, 2015 Women Challenge, 2015 Historical Romance Reading Challenge, 2015 NetGalley Reading Challenge, Reading Road Trip 2015 Challenge, Monthly Mix-up Mania, 2014 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge
Series: Land of Shining Water #1

Author Bio:

Tracie Peterson is a bestselling author who writes in both historical and contemporary genres. Her novels reveal her love for research as well as her strong desire to develop emotionally meaningful characters and stories for her readers. Tracie and her family live in Montana.

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