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One for the Blackbird One for the CrowFrom the bestselling author of The Ragged Edge of Night comes a powerful and poetic novel of survival and sacrifice on the American frontierWyoming 1870 For as long as they have lived on the frontier the Bemis and Webber families have relied on each other With no other settlers for miles it is a matter of survival But when Ernest Bemis finds his wife Cora in a compromising situation with their neighbor he doesn’t think of survival In one impulsive moment a. Olivia Hawker’s descriptive storytelling Whisked me away to 1870s Wyoming Gritty and raw this is a tale about resilience acceptance and forgiveness Two families living on the Wyoming Prairie with their nearest neighbors over 20 miles away When the husband of one family and the wife of another are caught in a compromising position One man is killed and the other man is sent to jail leaving the women Cora and Nettie Mae to pick up the pieces Life on the frontier is hard and these women have to find a way past their grief guilt and hurt and help each other survive The strength of the story was in these characters They will tug at your heart strings you will cry with them you will sweat with them you will laugh with them and you’ll pray with them The main focus of the story for me was Beulah Beulah was such a free spirit with a spark of magic This was a uiet understated story that was loosely based on the author’s own family history Sometimes it’s just nice to cozy up with a good book An old fashion well told story full of colorful characters and descriptive writing that envelops youThis book in three emojis 💪🏻 👩🏼‍🌾 🙏🏻 Big thanks to Lake Union for my copy of this book

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Man is dead Ernest is off to prison and the women left behind are divided by rage and remorseLosing her husband to Cora’s indiscretion is another hardship for stoic Nettie Mae But as a brutal Wyoming winter bears down Cora and Nettie Mae have no choice but to come together as one family to share the duties of working the land and raising their children There’s Nettie Mae’s son Clyde no longer a boy but not yet a man who must navigate the road to adultho. I’ve always loved historical fiction set in the pioneering western US One for the Blackbird is set in Wyoming in 1870The Bemis and Webber families rely on each other for survival There’s no one else around so they need each other Ernest finds his wife Cora cheating with their neighbor and now Ernest is in prison with the two women left to survive on their ownOf course Cora and Nettie Mae have unsettled feelings between them but when winter comes they are forced together to tend the land and care for their childrenTwo of their children are teenagers though and they fall in love This relationship tests the women furtherOlivia Hawker’s writing is beautifully descriptive of the land and its people I love that the story was loosely inspired by her own family I adored these two families and the strong womenOne for the Blackbird is a tender story of forgiveness with the hard prairie life as a backdrop I enjoyed every bit of itI received a complimentary copy All opinions are my ownMany of my reviews can also be found on my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom

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One for the Blackbird One for the Crow Read & Download á 108 ✓ From the bestselling author of The Ragged Edge of Night comes a powerful and poetic novel of survival and sacrifice on the American frontierWyoming 1870 For as long as they have lived on the frontier the Bemis and Webber families have relied on each other WOd without a father to guide him and Cora’s daughter Beulah who is as wild and untamable as her prairie homeBound by the uncommon threads in their lives and the challenges that lie ahead Cora and Nettie Mae begin to forge an unexpected sisterhood But when a love blossoms between Clyde and Beulah bonds are once again tested and these two resilient women must finally decide whether they can learn to trust each other or else risk losing everything they hold de. A story of family friendship and survival on the prairie frontier Two homesteader families are thrown together under possibly the most awkward circumstances possible Cora is found in bed with Nettie Mae’s husband shots are fired and when the smoke clears Nettie Mae is a widow and Cora’s husband is in jail To say these two women want nothing to do with each other would be the understatement of the century but as they stare down the barrel of an impending Wyoming winter with no men to work their farms and no other neighbors within miles they realize they must rely on each other if their children are to survive uiet lyrical lovely a paean to steel spined women and the harsh beauty of the big sky country