Cottonwood

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

Healing Love Publisher's Summary

Cottonwood, Iowa, 1875

Lydia Walcott is on the run. With a broken arm and a wounded spirit, she is escaping the hands of her cruel brother and the marriage he has arranged. She's running to the unknown, praying God will lead her steps. Seeking shelter from an ice storm in a livery stall, Lydia goes to sleep, hoping that in this small town of Cottonwood she'll find a job, a place to live, and friends.

Dr. Sterling Graham, having just delivered a baby, rides back to town over ice-covered roads. He's confident and secure in the knowledge that he is loved and respected by the people of Cottonwood. Exhausted from the long night, he decides to sleep on the cot in the livery. Sterling's reputation and career, along with Lydia's hope for a new life, are put in jeopardy when gossips spread the news that Doc spent the night in the stable with a woman. The story grows as "facts" are added.

Without money to travel west, Lydia feels trapped by her sense of responsibility for the doctor's good name. Even with his practice at risk, Sterling's compassion for the young woman whose physical wounds he treated stirs his heart. Something needs to be decided that will repair the damage to Sterling's career and give Lydia the home and safety she needs.

The unwelcome solution is that they marry. How do they learn about each other and mesh two lives into a successful marriage that honors God while coping with issues of trust, pride, epidemic, and injury and the fear that Lydia's brother will find her?

©2012 Susan D. Ewing (P)2015 Susan D. Ewing
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  • Book 1

    • Healing Love

    • Cottonwood Series, Volume 1
    • By: Sophie Dawson
    • Narrated by: Lori Smith
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    Lydia Walcott is on the run. With a broken arm and a wounded spirit, she is escaping the hands of her cruel brother and the marriage he has arranged. She's running to the unknown, praying God will lead her steps. Seeking shelter from an ice storm in a livery stall, Lydia goes to sleep, hoping that in this small town of Cottonwood she'll find a job, a place to live, and friends.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story!! Can't wait for more!

    • By Sara Rutgers on 09-16-17

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Lord's Love

    • Cottonwood Series, Book 2
    • By: Sophie Dawson
    • Narrated by: Lori J. Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Cottonwood 1875. Out from under her domineering mother and into an apartment above her workplace, Maggie Taylor finally blossoms into the woman she feels God wants her to be. She revels in her independence and doesn't want any sort of entanglement with a man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT series!<br />

    • By JayVee on 02-05-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

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