Leaving Whiskey Bend Author:Dorothy Garlock Set in 1890. Schoolteacher Hallie Wolcott flees Whiskey Bend, Colo., with her friends Pearl and Mary after Mary is beaten by Chester, one of the town's many brutes. Pearl, the eldest, has been through this before, and she won't rest until they find a place that feels safe. Fortunately, a powerful storm leaves them washed up at tumbledown... more » ranch owned by Eli Morgan. Eli's cantankerous and cruel mother wants no part of the women, but she begrudgingly changes her mind when an accident lands her in bed. Meanwhile, Chester's been tracking the ladies; will he find them at the ranch, the place where each woman feels she can finally find true happiness?« less
For me this wasn't bad but it wasn't good either just middle of the road...blah....Story seemed to drag on while telling me nothing while at the same time feeling rushed to get from A - The End. Parts just felt forced and did not flow smoothly..."Kinda like my review". On the plus side I loved the character of Abe =) He cracked me up!