STORY-LINE LOVE’S JOURNEY BY EMILY MURDOCH:
In Love’s Journey, by author Emily Murdoch, Elizabeth Morrison inherited a large fortune. With all her family deceased except for Katherine, her missing sister, Elizabeth’s determined to find her. Traveling in Texas, Elizabeth comes across a beautiful derelict apple orchard, Sweet Grove. Wealthy enough to buy the orchard, she’s determined to do so. Jonathan Bryant’s family owned Sweet Grove until his father lost it to gambling debts. Jonathan’s bitter, determined to reclaim the orchard and land some day. However, Elizabeth has the money and he does not.
Knowing nothing of farming or orchards, Elizabeth comes to an agreement with Jonathan for his help. As they work closely together, Jonathan finds Elizabeth’s not a pretty doll; she’s a hard worker with success in mind. Can Jonathan over come his bitterness and disappointment to see what God has placed in front of him? My romance book review of Love’s Journey follows.
CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:
Love’s Journey, set in 1840 Texas, captures the readers imagination immediately. Elizabeth is far different from the average woman of this time period. Independent and strong, she knows what she wants and goes after it. I loved the