The Cottonwoods by Lyn Farrell
The Cottonwoods is fast-paced, full of drama and there’s a heck of a lot crammed in between the pages, so there’s no room for tedium. I loved all of the characters, their challenges, and their hopes and dreams, and I was fully invested in them all.
~Brianne’s Book Reviews
The pace of this book is non-stop and it kept me engrossed until the very end. I had a hard time putting the book down and wouldn’t have objected to a few more chapters. Make sure to read the author’s notes….this is based on actual people and events!
We give this book 5 paws up.
About The Cottonwoods
When Amber Bradshaw was twelve, her dying mother made her promise that someday she would find the family treasure brought to the U.S. by her great grandparents during WWI. She’s been left the farmhouse they built but the farm on which it stands is to be sold. If Amber is ever to find the treasure, it has to be soon. She locates her great Grandmother Ina’s journal which speaks of shimmering golden coins, but also tells of her bitterness with her husband who stole her dowry and ripped her from her homeland. It’s an all-too-familiar concept to Amber who struggles with her own resentment about having to become a “mother” to her little sister, Claire, after her mother died. With two men interested in her, a heavy decision to make about Claire’s baby, and an agro-company trying to buy the farm, Amber has big decisions to make. Will she choose the right man? Will she keep Claire’s baby? Will she find the treasure? It’s a landscape strewn with snares and Amber is determined not to put a foot wrong.
About Lyn Farrell
Lyn Farquhar – author name Lyn Farrell – has an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University where she worked for the medical school until her retirement. Subsequently, she published a 7 book series of mysteries with her daughter (pen name Lia Farrell) entitled the “Mae December mysteries”. She then initiated a second mystery series starting with “The Blind Switch.” The second in that series, “The Blind Split” will be released in 2022. Lyn is a master gardener, a “dog mom” to her Cavalier Spaniel, Dezi, and the granddaughter of noted artist Eugene Iverd. She is the mother of two bio daughters, six step-kids, and twelve grandchildren. When she isn’t gardening, writing, spending time with family or playing with Dezi, she searches for the original art by her grandfather.
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