A Treasure Concealed

A Treasure ConcealedA Treasure Concealed by Tracie Peterson
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Emily Carver wants what most young women in 1895 want, a husband and a home of her own. She’s disenchanted with the life she’s grown up in, following her father from mining camp to mining camp in search for a treasure of gold that never materializes. They barely survive in whatever shack or shanty they move into next.

Caeden Thibault wants to see the west and live off the land. He’s disgusted with his father’s money-grubbing ways. He’s left New York behind and doesn’t plan to go back. He has no intentions of marriage or home and no faith in a happily-ever-after.

Thrown together by circumstance, Emily and Caeden discover a lot about themselves and each other that they didn’t expect. When claim jumpers show up, it’ll take all their strength of wills to overcome the obstacles in their paths.

Not a bad story, but not one of Tracie Peterson’s best. The problem with writing so many good books is that readers want all of them to be that good! This one gets a little too preachy for my tastes, but the message is solid and the gospel is true.

Published by Pegg Thomas

Pegg Thomas lives on a hobby farm in Northern Michigan with Michael, her husband of *mumble* years. They raise sheep and chickens; keep a few barn cats, and Murphy the spoiled rotten dog. A life-long history geek, she writes “History with a Touch of Humor.” Pegg is published in the Barbour historical romance collections. Pegg also works as Publisher of Smitten Historical Romance, an imprint of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. When not working or writing, Pegg can be found in her barn, her garden, her kitchen, or sitting at her spinning wheel creating yarn to turn into her signature wool shawls. Pegg won the Romance Writers of America's Faith, Hope, & Love Award for 2019, was a finalist for the 2019 ACFW Editor of the Year, and a double finalist for the 2019 ACFW Carol Awards.

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