Tabitha was raised on a farm in Texas she was a wilful child. She thought her self in love with a young man who had gold in his eyes and told her he would marry her after he found gold. She went against her parents and left with Clayton. They traveled to Arizona where he purchased a claim. He set up a tent and there they stayed. Low on water and food he leaves her behind. She journey is difficult but she makes it into town and a woman helps her from being attacked on the streets. The woman takes her in and feeds her gives her a nice bath then drugs her, sells her to men. There her nightmares became worse.
She escapes and is taken to Denver, Colorado. She pulled her self together and seeks God. From there she goes to school to become a nurse.
She meets Mason Carpenter and feels she can’t marry him after her school is complete. So he joins the war in England and teaches young men to fight as a pilot. She goes to nurse the wounded.
I personally didn’t think that I would enjoy this book. But I was completely wrong. I did. Great book!
I found the book somewhat confronting at times, but not in a bad way. It showed the sorts of things some women have gone through at times (not too graphically, fortunately), but showed her finding a way to move past that, and into a useful and fulfilling life. I was a bit dubious at the start, but thoroughly enjoyed it.
There's little to fault in this book. It is both historically fairly accurate and fictionally well crafted. I kept reading (despite my dislike of American westerns) and the story rewarded me. Great illustrations of faith and how God can use us.