Young Amanda is devasted after her entire family dies of cholera on a wagon train to California. But she is determined ro reach California and to find her aunt, her last living relative, who is in San Francisco. But the trail master won't let a woman travel in the wagon train alone.
Fortunately, a handsome and rich young man named Charles allows Amanda to join his wagon party. He is kind and charming, and Amanda quickly finds herself falling for him.
But rugged cowboy Luke, who is working for the trail master, continues to warn Amanda that Charles is not all that he seems. Underneath, something sinister lurks.
Amanda doesn't know what to believe. But as nice as Charles is, she starts to have suspicions about Charles' "hotel" that he claims to have in California. And just who is the sick, wild eyed young woman in the back of his wagon?
Will Amanda find out just which man is truly kind at heart? Or will her heart be captured by the wrong one?
This was another really good book by Barbara Goss. It was a different take on a Western romance and I liked that. I also liked that while it had some sad parts, it was realistic. (Don't worry, it has a happy ending). I've read three of her books so far and none have disappointed. I would definitely recommend this one too!
Christian Romance: Two men vie for Amanda. One wanted the beautiful, fiery Amanda for his bride... the other for wealth and pleasure. Would her innocent trust be her undoing? Which one will capture her heart? Traveling to California on a wagon train, Amanda's family die of Cholera. She had prayed that they would live. Amanda is mad at God for letting them die. Eventually, she learns God did listen to her prayers, in a very extraordinary way. Amanda faces many perils on the trail including capture by Indians and an evil adversary. Once Amanda realizes her true love she can't find the words to tell him until it's a matter of life or death, or too late.