Tuesday's REVOLVING BOOK is the historical romance UNCONQUERABLE CALLIE by DeANN SMALLWOOD.
Sometimes a lie can lead to love.
Callie Collins, a proud woman in the late 1800’s, is a liar and a
darned good one, a master of the dubious art. She is also a dreamer. Her
greatest hope is to reach a new life in South Pass City, Wyoming, where
she can open a bakery and live an independent life. To be successful,
she will need her greatest deception to date, a mythical fiancé who
waits at the end of the line. As a woman alone, she has to prove to Seth
McCallister, the wagon master, that she has the wherewithal and the
stamina to survive months of drought, dust, hardships, and even the risk
Seth McCallister is mystified by the audacity and
determination of Callie Collins. His initial distrust and concern for
Callie, a woman traveling alone, begins first as admiration, then
friendship, then love, a love that he is forced to hold at bay. What he
doesn’t realize is that there is no fiancé. To make matters worse,
Callie develops feelings for Seth McCallister, too. Yet she feels
certain that once he realizes her deception, he’ll turn away, ashamed of
his love and trust in her.
REVIEWS: (AMAZON KINDLE)
well written. I found myself in the west, riding along on the wagon
train with Callie struggling right along with her. Experiencing her
every emotion, forging friendships,and falling in love I recommend this
book to anyone with an adventurous spirit.
UNCONQUERABLE CALLIE is
an enjoyable and entertaining love story. DeAnn Smallwood exhibits her
talent for words with her tale of love, hardship, relationships, and
determination. She does an excellent job of crafting a romance with the
historical backdrop of a wagon train. Her depiction of the adventurous
spirit of settlers, as well as the dangers and hardships they endured on
their journey for a better life, was fascinating and excellent.
heroine, Callie, a courageous woman determined to forge a life for
herself, embarks on a treacherous excursion through Indian country,
despite the obstacles or the dangers she must face. Along the way, her
courage and giving nature wins the hearts of her fellow travelers,
including the wagon master.
UNCONQUERABLE CALLIE is a sweet
romance that will draw you in from the beginning to the end. It is
resplendent with history, well-drawn characters, and vivid descriptions.
The plot flows unfettered and solid with an engaging story line. This
novel is for anyone who loves romance and history without sexual
complications. A must read.
Smallwood lives in Colorado with her husband, Marvin and two Yorkies,
Eli and Stormy. She is a native of Colorado, but has lived in Montana
and Wyoming. Historical romances are one of her favorite genres to
write. Recently, she branched out into the suspense/thriller genre and
wrote the first novel in her death series: Death Crosses The Finish
line. This is written under her pen name of D. M. Woods. Her second book
in this series: Death Is A Habit has just been completed. You can find
her contemporary romance: Tears In The Wind, and two additional
historical romances, Sapphire Blue and Montana Star at Amazon.com and
SoulMate Publishing. Another historical romance: Wyoming Heather will be
out in May. Her greatest pleasure next to writing is having her books
read and enjoyed. Many more stories are just waiting to be written and
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