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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (5,141 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Deeanne Gist Narrator: Julia Gibson Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Christy Award finalist Deeanne Gist pens a compelling bestseller that portrays Rachel Van Buren’s efforts to escape the gold-rush quagmire of 1849 San Francisco with her high moral principles intact. Rachel is shocked with this mud-infested boomtown where the only females are of ill repute. When saloon owner Johnnie Parker—widower and former missionary—lets her stay in his unoccupied shanty, she agrees to cook and clean. But Rachel soon struggles with their growing attraction. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “[A] titillating tale brimming with period detail.” 


  • “Julia Gibson portrays boomtown San Francisco during the California Gold Rush with textured characterizations and lightly accented enunciations…Gibson’s crisp diction matches the romantic tension in this wholesome love story.” 


  • “Gist’s Western romance features lively dialog and an infusion of just the right amount of humor.” 
    Library Journal
  • Winner of the 2007 Christy Award for Romance

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Pyper (momof5) | 2/20/2014

    " This was a quick, easy read. Cute & fluffy. Historical romance...just left a few unanswered questions for me. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Samantha Hite | 2/7/2014

    " I liked this book but I felt like Rachel's judgmental side was a little overplayed though "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Brianne | 2/2/2014

    " This one didn't capture my attention enough to keep going, so I actually haven't finished it. Maybe someday... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Emily | 2/2/2014

    " Fun little story about a "proper" woman in the midst of a male populated San Francisco during the gold rush. "

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