Twenty-four-year-old Cheney Duvall believes she will be taken seriously once she finishes medical school. Months later, however, she still is without a position; no one wants to consult a woman doctor. When she hears of a shipload of hopeful brides-to-be bound for Seattle, however, her luck changes. The ship's authorities are eager to have a woman physician on board. But once Cheney meets the 100 women - and her disturbing male nurse assistant - she fears she has gotten in way over her head.
As in The Stars for a Light, Dr. Cheney Duvall struggles against traditional values while seeking to establish her own identity. Much to her parents’ dismay, Cheney and her male nurse, Shiloh Irons, decide to take their medical skills to an Ozark Mountain settlement in Arkansas. An old friend of Cheney’s is pregnant, and the small town has no doctor. . But the mountain people - who are uneducated, superstitious, and resistant to science - hesitate to accept an outsider....
This whole series is very good. Lots of humor, intrigue w a touch or two of romance.
This thrilling adventure takes listeners into the most compelling frontier: the human heart. By 1866, Dr. Cheney Duvall has had her fill of places where people distrust her skills simply because she is a woman. So she and her assistant, Shiloh Irons, return to Cheney's home in New York City, where Cheney can set up practice among "respectable" folks. But an outbreak of cholera has Cheney questioning her decision and looking to God to find out how she can best use her talents.
this book was a real disappointment. the plot was weak it was just a ploy to make you get the next book in the series.
The fourth installment of the continuing saga of Cheney Duvall finds the doctor and her dedicated nurse Shiloh Irons on the way to New Orleans. When they make a stop in Charleston, South Carolina, they are unprepared for the turmoil they find around them. Intending to stay for only a short visit, the intrepid pair find the grand old city in the throes of Reconstruction.