About Choices of the Heart
The paths of life that brought them together are destined to tear them apart.
Burke Jones began his life as a nameless orphan, dreaming of one day being a renowned doctor with a home and family to call his own. Sophie Kingston, daughter of an influential East Coast family, was destined to be an important and beloved part of Baltimore Society.
Life has not gone quite as either planned.
Now living in the home of a family friend, Sophie joins the lady on a journey to the tiny town of Hope Springs in Wyoming Territory. It is unlike any place she’s ever known. And the resident doctor is a mystery as well. Burke knows he isn’t the success he’d always imagined he would be, and seeing it through the eyes of this newly arrived Society lady only drives that home.
As Hope Springs begins to weave its magic, Sophie discovers more than she’d ever imagined, in both the town and its doctor. And Burke, who has always guarded his heart, begins to wonder if there might be more to life than he has previously imagined.
Their futures, however, do not lie along the same path or in the same destinations. Fate has once again proven unkind.
Can Hope Springs work yet another miracle?
Sarah M Eden’s Longing for Home series is one of my all time favorites. I love the little town of Hope Springs and all of it’s characters. They are each unique and strong. Amazing people who lived in the town of Hope Springs Wyoming in the 1800’s. I won’t tell you how or why, but they had to learn to come together and not pull apart in an earlier book. And it’s made the town stronger.
This book adds Sophie to the cast of characters. She is a young woman living in Baltimore. She’s the companion to Mrs. Archer. The two women come to Hope Springs to visit Joseph Archer and his family. And they are immediately taken in by the town as if they had lived there their whole lives. I loved seeing the way Sophie came alive in Hope Springs. She truly became herself and that was beautiful.
I loved the doctor, Burke Jones. He needed Sophie to show him how he could call the town his own. They had become his family without him even knowing it. And he needed that pointed out. I loved the way he cared for all around him. He was an honorable man and a great doctor.
This was such a great book. I didn’t want to put it down and read it from cover to cover quickly. Hopefully there will be more books. There are several characters that I would love to see get a happy ending of their own.
I was sent an e-copy of Choices of the Heart as a gift from the author. All opinions are my own.
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