Perchance

Perchance❮KINDLE❯ ❂ Perchance Author Elinor Clio – Oaklandjobs.co.uk A young teacher, Margaret has come to Colorado just ahead of the railroad, hoping to make a life for herself She s had only a few months to prove herself meek and proper to the school board when she t A young teacher, Margaret has come to Colorado just ahead of the railroad, hoping to make a life for herself She s had only a few months to prove herself meek and proper to the school board when she takes on the extra duty of nursing a shooting victim, making her focus of idle talk in the community and waking her fighting spirit If incompatible responsibilities weren t causing her enough trouble, Margaret has a secret to keep she s falling in love Cliff Beaulieu has a story of his own, one he doesn t get a chance to tell By the time he can, he s waking up to a secret of his own. Really enjoyed it I don t often read romance novels but Perchance has the perfect blend of longing and attraction compounded by the social proprieties of the historical setting Raised by an aunt who is a suffragette and nurse, Margaret Millar is far from the usual school marm who lands in Wilmette Junction, Colo to teach elementary school Summer break has barely begun for Margaret, the elementary teacher in the growing town She left the East Coast seeking adventure but after a year theReally enjoyed it I don t often read romance novels but Perchance i has the perfect blend of longing and attraction compounded by the social proprieties of the historical setting Raised by an aunt who is a suffragette and nurse, Margaret Millar is far from the usual school marm who lands in Wilmette Junction, Colo to teach elementary school Summer break has barely begun for Margaret, the elementary teacher in the growing town She left the East Coast seeking adventure but after a year the only adventure she s faced is fitting into the community, meeting the expectations of being one of two teachers the other, a man, teaches the upper school , and maintaining her secret sewing frilly undergarments to send back East in the hopes of supplementing her salary to afford a visit home Adventure lands on her doorstep though when Doc Macpherson implores her to look after a patient while his nurse is away and he is off to deliver twins The catch The sheriff is in tow since the patient was injured during a train robbery and, though still unconscious, they assume he was among those involved Another catch perhaps to deter escape the man is wrapped only in a sheet She can hardly refuse, given having been raised by a nurse, her knowledge of medicinal herbs, the pay likely to cover a train ticket home , and the refusal of every other person in the community When the patient s bullet wound becomes infected, Margaret is hard pressed to deal with his fever and fend off the neighbor ladies poking in to check on the maiden teacher housing a bandit in the schoolhouse aparatment Lack of sleep, a pain delirious patient, an overworked doctor, and the surprising jealously of the other school master creating a sort of love triangle, not to mention keeping tongues wagging in the town all cause Margaret to question her motives for coming west The long, hot days and additional conflicts arising from the patient cause her to consider what it is she truly desires and whether the man she s falling for can possibly provide it I loved the twists and surprises as the story unfolded along with the underlying romance even as Margaret struggles to maintain independence something today s women will relate to Recommended and a perfect beach read. Spinster who didn t settleI enjoyed this book because there was so much of the school ma am hidden by society s restriction but attending to wounded bandit patient foisterd on her, she made important discoveries about herself.I loved the H h s banter, their hidden depth Also their contrasts him from a big family and comfortable in new situations while she even having lived in a town over a year yet felt isolated The change in her after that summer was astounding Spinster who didn t settleI enjoyed this book because there was so much of the school ma am hidden by society s restriction but attending to wounded bandit patient foisterd on her, she made important discoveries about herself.I loved the Hh s banter, their hidden depth Also their contrasts him from a big family and comfortable in new situations while she even having lived in a town over a year yet felt isolated The change in her after that summer was astounding Keeps you wondering, you know this is what should happen, but will it I have never read a story quite like this one You knew in the first few chapters what was up but you don t want to admit it for that would ruin the whole thing.