Book Reviews of Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness, Bk 2)

Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness, Bk 2)
Dawn on a Distant Shore - Wilderness, Bk 2
Author: Sara Donati
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780553578553
ISBN-10: 0553578553
Publication Date: 5/29/2001
Pages: 672
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 140 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3
This is an excellant series; second only to Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. This is book two of four in the series; #5 comes out "mid 2006 - tentatively titled Queen of Swords" - that is from her web site. Elizabeth and Nathaniel will remain in your hearts.
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Helpful Score: 2
This is the second book of Into The Wilderness. If you like to learn about history and yet be entertained with fictional characters,this is the book for you! Every page You turn, you feel you are living in the late 1700's in New York when it was yet a wilderness! The authour did a remarkable job in detailing scenes,that leaves you breathless! A must for romantics,historians and those who just love to enjoy a good book!
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Helpful Score: 1
This is the second novel of Donati's series about colonial Paradise/Lake in the Clouds, NY. Nathaniel, Elizabeth, Hannah (Squirrel), Curiosity and Robbie find themselves on an adventure that takes them far from home at considerable peril. The story is original, engrossing and rich in gritty historical detail, even as the characters Donati introduced develop depth. A fine sequel that surprises and leaves you ready for more.
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Wonderful series. This being the second in the Wilderness Series. My all-time fave series.
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Great start to a great series. Wonderfully written with rich characters and riveting family interaction.
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I a really enjoying this series a lot. The story makes me want to keep reading as I become more and more invested in the characters and their outcome.
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Very good! HIstorical novel set in pioneer New York State / Canada / Ireland. Second in series. Accurate description of pioneer life and a new country's political scene.
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A very good history read. delightful characters. Wriiten as if you were there. Don't miss the next books. I'm waiting for #6 !
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In the winter of 1794, on the edge of the New York wilderness, Elizabeth and Nathaniel Bonner have settled into the comforts of domestic bliss. Typically, however, adventure seeks these two out. Alone but for her stepdaughter Hannah, Elizabeth gives birth to twins, while Nathaniel and his father Hawkeye are imprisoned in Montreal. Determined to help her men, Elizabeth packs up the children and sets off to free them. Liberty does not bring relief to the Bonner clan, however, as sinister forces conspire to pirate them to Scotland and embroil them in a complex family feud.
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This is a great book. Love, courage, lonliness..suspense.
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A really good one for lovers of historial fiction. Set in late 1700s its romance, history and adventure in the wilderness area of NY and on to Scotland.
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This was an incredible book. The entire series is worth reading.
Leah G.
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The 2nd novel in the Bonner saga. Elizabeth and Nathaniel Bonner have settled into their life together at the edge of the New York wilderness in the winter of 1794.
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Donati is a great writer and has compelling stories and characters. I searced the library desperately for the next installment after finishing each book. Now I'm trying to fill out my own set to loan to others. Worth owning.
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An enjoyable read. I plan to read book one and the following books in the series.
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Nice continuation of series. More characters added. This book takes them to Montreal and then Scotland. Too long on the boat. I didn't like the Scotland setting as well as the upstate New York setting. I love reading abou the magical relation ship between Elizabeth and Nathanial.

Alice
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Great followup to 1st series installment - Into the Wilderness.
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Second book in the Wilderness Series Saga. Make sure to read "Into the Wilderness" (book 1) first. Sara Donati is a very talented author who is able to spin a tale with well developed characters and details. You will feel like you are there, on a wonderful journey with Elizabeth Middleton Bonner and her family. Love this series!
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enjoying the entire series very much. Interesting look at historical fiction, good characters.
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Great series by Donati!
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Never could quite get into this one, didn't finish it.
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Look on my bookshelf for "Lake in the Clouds" also in this series. Very enjoyable reads!