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Daughter of Joy (original 2007; edition 1991)

by Kathleen Morgan

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Title:Daughter of Joy
Authors:Kathleen Morgan
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Abby is a woman with a past full of heartache. She's lost her husband and son and struggles with her grief. She takes on a job as a housekeeper for a man who's reputation is less than stellar.

Conor is a rather volatile rancher with a past that hurts him to the core. He's got a little girl named Beth who was badly mistreated, to the point that Conor doesn't trust just anyone around her.

Abby struggles to win over Beth's love and loyalty. She struggles just as much to win Conor's trust. As a woman of faith, she believes that God will work wonders in their lives if they will only allow Him back in.

As you have probably guessed by now, Abby and Conor are somewhat attracted to each other, but neither one really wants to admit it. But you can see it. The two adults, heartbroken by life's unfair dealings, need each other (and the Lord!) to heal and really come to peaceful terms with their past. ( )
  caslater83 | Jul 24, 2015 |
I enjoyed reading this book so much, I am in the process of reading the entire series. It is a love story with christian values. It keeps you reading with the intensity and characters carrying you through to the end and then leaving you wanting more. Great book ( )
  ShirleyMcLain930 | Aug 3, 2014 |
Free Kindle download. ( )
  kathleen586 | Mar 29, 2013 |
This is a wonderful book about true forgiveness and love. Abby is a very strong character; she just can't help rubbing off on the other characters. It is a great read. Got it for my Kindle Fire FREE on amazon.com. ( )
  Sherri3d | Jan 26, 2013 |
This book to me was a truely spiritual romantic novelty. I loved the devotion to the Lord from Abby even through all the hardships put in her life path. And Connor was a worthy partner to her. Each taught the other what spirituality meant to themselves or lack of. The characters were well though out and I will enjoy any future novels from this author. ( )
  wndy2011 | Jan 23, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0800757181, Paperback)

These classic historical romance novels are getting a new look for the next generation of readers. But the wonderful stories remain the same, as touching and fresh as they were when first published. Praise for the Brides of Culdee Creek series: "A poignant love story that will remain with the reader long after the book is closed."--Lori Copeland, author of the Brides of the West series "A beautiful story of redemptive love. . . . A memorable read."--Robin Lee Hatcher, author of Catching Katie "A spectacular new series."--Library Journal Praise for Kathleen Morgan: "Kathleen Morgan writes with deep emotion and feeling."--Reader to Reader "A marvelous storyteller."--Romantic Times "Kathleen Morgan is a phenomenal writer!"--The Talisman

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After the death of her husband and son, Abigail Stanton becomes housekeeper for rugged Conor McKay--a man harboring his own pain. Brides of Culdee Creek book 1.

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