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The Star Garden – (Sarah Agnes Prine) Description:



The Star Garden From the bestselling author of These Is My Words comes this exhilarating follow-up to the beloved Sarahs Quilt. In the latest diary entries of pioneer woman Sarah Agnes Prine Nancy E. Turner continues Sarahs extraordinary story as she struggles to make a home in the Arizona Territory. It is winter 1906 and nearing bankruptcy after surviving drought storms and the rustling of her cattle Sarah remains a stalwart pillar to her extended family. Then a stagecoach accident puts in her path three strangers who will change her life. In sickness and in health neighbor Udell Hanna remains a trusted friend pressing for Sarah to marry. When he reveals a plan to grant Sarah her dearest wish she is overwhelmed with passion and excitement. She soon discovers however that there is more to a formal education than she bargained for. Behind the scenes Sarahs old friend Maldonado has struck a deal with the very men who will be linchpins of the Mexican Revolution. Maldonado plots to coerce Sarah into partnership but when she refuses he devises a murderous plan to gain her land for building a railroad straight to Mexico. When Sarahs son Charlie unexpectedly returns from town with a new bride the plot turns into an all-out range war between the two families. Finally putting an end to Udells constant kindnesses Sarah describes herself as an iron-boned woman. She wants more than to be merely a comfortable fill-in for his dead wife. It is only through a chance encounter that she discovers his true feelings and only then can she believe that a selfless love has at last reached out to her. . . . The Star Garden – (Sarah Agnes Prine)