Ella Barron, A Single Texas Mother, Built A Careful Life Running A Boarding House In The Depression Era Cotton South But When A Mysterious Stranger Takes A Free Room, He Also Takes Ella S Careful Life Apart In The Tradition Of Gone With The Wind Comes Historical Romance In The Dust BowlElla Runs Her Texas Boarding House With The Efficiency Of A Ship S Captain And The Grace Of A Gentlewoman She Cooks, Cleans, Launders, And Cares For Her Ten Year Old Son, Solly, A Sweet But Challenging Child Whose Busy Behavior And Failure To Speak Elicits Undesired Advice From Others In Town Ella S Plate Is Full From Sunup To Sundown When A Room In Her Boarding House Opens Up, The Respected Town Doctor Brings Ella A New Boarder The Handsome And Gallant Mr David Rainwater But Ella Is Immediately Resistant To Opening Up Her Home To This Mysterious StrangerEven With Assurances That Mr Rainwater Is A Man Of Impeccable Character, A Former Cotton Broker And A Victim Of The Great Depression, Ella Stiffens At The Thought Of Taking Him In Dr Kincaid Tells Ella In Confidence That Mr Rainwater Won T Require The Room For Long He Is Dying Begrudgingly, Ella Accepts Mr Rainwater S Application To Board, But She Knows That Something Is Happening She Is Being Swept Along By An Unusual Series Of Events Soon, This Strong Minded, Independent Woman Will Realize That The Living That She Has Eked Out For Herself In The Small Bubble Of Her Town Is About To Change, Whether She Likes It Or NotRacial Tensions, The Financial Strain Of Livelihoods In Cotton Drying Up Into Dust, And The Threat Of Political Instability Swirl Together Into A Tornado On The Horizon One Thing Is Certain The Winds Of Change Are Blowing All Over Texas And Through The Cracks In The Life That Ella Barron Has Painstakingly Built This Is The Story Of A Woman Who Takes Her Life S Circumstances In Both Hands, But Who Will Be Forced To Reckon With The Chaos Of Her Historical Circumstances
See this thread for information Sandra Brown is the author of than sixty New York Times bestsellers, including STING 2016 , FRICTION 2015 , MEAN STREAK 2014 , DEADLINE 2013 , LOW PRESSURE 2012 , LETHAL 2011.Brown began her writing career in 1981 and since then has published over seventy novels, bringing the number of copies of her books in print worldwide to upwards of eighty million Her work has been translated into over thirty languages.In 2009 Brown detoured from romantic suspense to write, Rainwater, a much acclaimed, powerfully moving historical fiction story about honor and sacrifice during the Great Depression.Brown was given an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Texas Christian University She was named Thriller Master for 2008, the top award given by the International Thriller Writer s Association Other awards and commendations include the 2007 Texas Medal of Arts Award for Literature and the Romance Writers of America s Lifetime Achievement Award.
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