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Sadie Wagner has always been devoted to her family. So when her stepfather is injured and can't work, she decides to leave home and accept a position as a clerk at the mercantile in Goldtree, Kansas. Goldtree also offers the opportunity to use her God-given singing talent - though the promised opera house is far different from what she imagined. With her family needing every cent she can provide, Sadie will do anything to keep her job.

Thad McKane comes to Goldtree at the request of the town council. The town has been plagued by bootlegging operations, and Thad believes he can find the culprit. After he earns enough money doing sheriff work, he wants to use it to pay for his training to become a minister.

Thad is immediately attracted to the beautiful singer who performs in Asa Baxter's unusual opera house, but when he hears her practicing bawdy tunes, he begins to wonder if she's far less innocent than she seems. And when Sadie appears to be part of the very crimes he's come to investigate, is there any hope the love blossoming between them will survive?

©2012 Kim Vogel Sawyer (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC

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Sweet Romance and Easy Listen

The narrator does the author's voice no favors. This is a sweet romance and easy to listen to. I think the narrator could have done a better job which would have ramped up some of the tension in the book but as it was she made the villain mostly seem silly.

If you enjoy Christian historical romance and prefer a simpler slower story this will appeal to you. With so few Christian novels available as audible listens, this one is a good choice for "reading" as you go about your housework or for a commute.

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  • A. C.
  • Tucson, AZ
  • 09-03-16

Love this story!

Great storyline, love this author. Her ability to capture Godly principles in a historic fiction is a blessing.

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Grace for confessed sins

Different story with some mystery and excitement. I appreciate not having the emphasis on sexual innuendos. I also like a good ending without everyone dying.

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Lots of intrigue, good story.

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Lots of LOL re: the skunk!

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Good story, good ending, performed well by Laurie Birmingham.

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