Charity's Gold Rush : Woman of Courage

  • by Cynthia Hickey
  • Narrated by Margo Trueblood
  • Series: Woman of Courage
  • 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Can a woman find her worth in something other than gold, and can a man learn that some things are out of his control?
Charity O'Connell receives a minimum of five marriage proposals a day from dirty miners and old men. When her pa drowned after being pinned in the creek by a fallen tree, Charity took up laundering to make ends meet. Especially after her gambling father lost every cent he ever made. Then, she receives a marriage proposal from handsome Gabriel Williams after Charity saves his daughter from being trampled, and Charity believes he's the answer to her prayer. Now, she can cook and clean for one man and his two children. No more leering glances or ribald comments. Gabriel Williams admires her spirit and believes she's the answer to his prayer.
Gabe and Charity agree to a marriage in name only, although Charity is upset that no man worth his salt wants her for anything more than a bedfellow and when she does find a man she could see herself making a life with, he isn't interested in anything more than someone to watch his children, and he's a gambler to boot. By the beginning of the following spring, if both parties are in agreement, they'll annul the marriage and part ways.
Neither expects love to interfere with their plans or for God to intervene with a plan of his own.

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Had to stop listening - racist

This story started off incredibly well. The characters were all well conceived, the narration is truly fantastic, and the setting was true to the time. I was thoroughly enjoying the story when the first problematic phrase came up in regards to aboriginal people. I finally had to turn the story off when the term "feather adorned savages" came up.

I was appalled, and was not expecting to hear about how some "savages" were capable of understanding "the good word", especially with the known history of residential schools and cultural genocide.

This book was provided to me for free in exchange for a fair and honest review.
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- Amanda

good book

historical romamce is my absolute favorite and i was not disappointed with this book. it was great.

"I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review via AudiobookBlast dot com."
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- Laura

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-07-2016
  • Publisher: Winged Publications