Paper Roses by Amanda Cabot Review

May 16, 2011

Cover of Paper Roses by Amanda Cabot. Paper Roses is the story of Sarah Dobbs who left Philadelphia to be the mail-order bride of a rancher in Texas. She fell in love with her groom through his letters, her paper roses, and is anxious to meet him. She arrives in San Antonio to find that he has been killed but she can’t go back east.

Her grooms brother Clay allows her to stay on the ranch for a bit but she doesn’t want to be beholden so she finds a job at the only store in town.

Clay is a doctor who only wants to get off the ranch as soon as possible. He wants to find out who killed his brother and go back east. But now he has met Sarah…

From the back cover : “Book 1 of the Texas Dreams series, Paper Roses will sweep you away with a tale of love, loss, and tantalizing possibilities.”

They got that right! I was swept away. And enjoyed every moment of it. This is a really good book! It kept me interested all the way through and I didn’t want to quit reading. There are lots of interesting characters in this book with stories that keep things interesting. I really like how the author included the history of the immigrants. She makes them seem real and likable. People you would be proud to have in your family tree.

 

Also from the back cover: Amanda Cabot is an accomplished author under various pen names. She is a charter member of Romance Writers of America, the co-founder of its New Jersey chapter, and an avid traveler.

Check out her other books too: Scattered Petals, Tomorrow’s Garden, Summer of Promise, and Waiting for Spring.

Visit her website to find out more about Amanda Cabot and her books. You can find her on Facebook too.

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