Sue Raymond is a local author from Des Moines, Iowa and she has wrote a series of books that I have really enjoyed. It’s the DeBois series. Total 5 books in all and I have read the first 3. It’s a story about a U.S. Marshall and a woman and her children he is protecting for her witnessing a murder. A fake marriage is arranged and the woman and her children are moved to Iowa from New York. She has some health issues, sleep walking issues, memory issues. Her children does not like Mr. DeBois and do everything in their power to make him leave and let them go back to New York.
The case takes many turns. I would recommend this for a good read.
Review by Connie Sharpnack Capehart
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After her divorce, Julie realized she needed a job. Taking her education into her own hands, Julie found work in Montana. Nervous to leave her home in Iowa, Julie packed up and ventured toward her new career.
Montana holds more than beautiful landscapes and a paycheck, though. Julie’s new co-worker, Maria, decided to introduce Julie to her guy and his boss, Ron. Julie and Ron can’t deny their instant attraction and are suddenly thrown into a whirlwind of emotions. At least that’s what Julie hopes, but it soon becomes apparent that Maria, Larry, and even Ron’s mother have other plans for them.
Will past relationships ruin Ron and Julie’s future? Will they be able to surmount the obstacles that have arisen before them?
Will, a Marine and single father, reluctantly returns to his hometown with his daughter, Honor. He’s led to confront events from the past as he finds himself reuniting with an old friend and his estranged brother.
While Will deals with his issues, Honor learns more about a mother that she never knew.
Will must face his fear of love and forgiveness in order to follow the path in which is laid out before him.
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Becky was living a life that she loved. She was making a decent wage and spending weekends with her fiancé, Jason. Since her father had passed, Becky had even discovered the hobby of genealogy, researching her family and their past.
A fateful trip to Maine changed everything.
Spring 1994, a trip to Maine leads to a genealogical discovery that altered her entire world-view. A ring endowed with the ability to transport her 150 years into the past has turned her hobby into an obsession that’s threatening to disrupt her life in the 20th century.
The choice becomes clear: Stop her travels to the past and repair her neglected life, or retreat to 1853 for the hope and love that’s there.
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In the wake of their mother’s death, Jason and Amy Night tried to get on with their lives. While Amy buried herself in her work and taking care of their ailing father, Jason took another path. He donned a mask and became the protector of Darden Valley. He became The Guardian. When Darden Valley comes under attack from more than just crooks and thugs, the siblings will have to lean on each other to protect their family and defend their city. Does the Darden Valley Guardian have what it takes to protect his city while his family is under attack?
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