Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Sisters of Mercy Flats by Lori Copeland - Review

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The three wily and beautiful McDougal sisters can swindle a man faster than it takes to lasso a calf.
But their luck is running out, and they're about to be hauled off to jail. When the wagon carrying them falls under attack, each sister is picked up by a different man. Unfortunately for Abigail, she's grabbed by a twit of a shoe salesman, Mr. Hershall Digman.

 She steals his horse and rides off to the nearest town, not giving him another thought...until she discovers those secret papers in his saddlebags. Could Mr. Digman be a Confederate spy?
As if to prove it, the man who comes storming after her is no shoe salesman, but a handsome captain who wants his papers back...at any cost. And Abigail wants a ride back home. Together they embark on his mission, determined not to trust each other...or the God who won't seem to let them go.
My Thoughts:
If you are looking for a humorous, entertaining quick read, this is it.  It did not take long to read this fun story of the three McDougal sisters.  Scheming and conniving they finally meet their match.  The book is mainly about one of the sisters, Abigail, who is rescued by an odd man she is led to believe is a shoe salesman. But just as she is hiding behind a disguise, so is he! The book is full of adventure as they take turns getting in and out of scrapes together, each, on occasion taking the upper hand. Will they ever be able to work together?  Some of the happenings in this book are unbelievable! But at times I just enjoy reading a slightly unbelievable book for the sake of getting lost in the story and what could happen. Since Abigail grew up orphaned and fatherless and is strongly independent, it is difficult for her to learn to trust a heavenly Father and change her ways. Does she? Hershall struggles with rejection. Can he overcome his fears and trust a woman again? Guess you will have to read it to find out! I enjoyed this book and am hoping Lori is planning several sequels as my curiosity about the McDougal sisters has been peaked.  I am thankful to Harvest Publishers for sending me a copy of this book to review. All opinions are my own.

About the Author:
Lori lives in the beautiful Ozarks with her husband Lance.  Lance and Lori have three sons, three daughter-in-laws, and six wonderful grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters.
Lance and Lori are very involved in their church, and active in supporting mission work through School to the Nations.  To date, she has had over 100 books published.
You can visit her website at: http://www.loricopeland.com/about-lori/
This book is available through the publisher at http://harvesthousepublishers.com/

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for the info and review. It's been a while since I've read any of Ms. Copeland's books - I think I need to read this one!

    Have a great weekend! :)


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