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Laila Mitchell sets out for Oregon with little money, her medical knowledge, a medicine kit, and not much more than the clothes on her back, in the hopes of finding her last living relatives and a new life. But her plans are waylaid when she rescues and ends up treating Kate Boston, an older woman on her way to serve as a housekeeper at Ruby Gold, a peach ranch, in the Snake River Canyon.Accompanying her new found friend down the Snake River, Laila settles into a neighboring mining town named Venture. There life is anything but boring. She is faced with the hardships of frontier life, guardianship of an abandoned child, and a reluctant attraction to Ash Corbett, the owner of Ruby Gold, who is currently engaged to a beautiful socialite.Determined to ignore her heart, and make her own way, Laila ministers to a town grateful for her nursing skills. But Ash finds himself drawn to Laila as well, and battles his conflicting emotions and questions his future.
©2003 Irene Bennett Brown; (P)2005 Books in Motion
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Critic Reviews

"A colorful portrait of late 19th-century Oregon and one woman's search for family, freedom, and love." (Romantic Times)
"Stephanie Brush is the perfect reader for this story of strong-willed Laila Mitchell, her parents, and Tansy, an abandoned little girl, who all determinedly face the hardships of frontier life in the Northwest." (AudioFile)
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