Burning Sky is a powerful account of a white woman born Wilhelmina Obenchain who lived as Burning Sky, a daughter of a Mohawk clan. Lori Benton writes with a colorful, spirited pen.
Read reviews that mention burning sky lori benton neil macgregor new york willa obenchain revolutionary war mohawk indians historical fiction waterbrook multnomah exchange for an honest twelve years richard waring highly recommend joseph tames-his-horse american frontier york frontier blogging for books debut novel received this book book for free. And somewhere, I was fairly certain, a collie was lurking. I'm so glad that I was challenged to read this book. A restaurant heiress, a dating app, and the cowboy just down the street she's sworn off In her debut novel she weaves a wonderful novel that will capture your heart from the first page to the last.
Her distinct and compelling voice seizes the reader and holds them captive until the last line of this remarkable book. From the first line to the last, her characters and story transported me.
Burning Sky is captivating from its very first phrase; I sighed and wept with her characters. I yearned for their well-being—and missed them like old friends when I turned the last page. But when she is needed, her heart is stirred and again threatened by loss. Lori Benton is a word-artist, crafting every captivating line to keep you turning the pages of Burning Sky. I remember the borders of our land, though I have been gone from them nearly half the moons of my life.
But who there will remember me? What I have seen, what I have done, it has changed me. Click here to download chapter one of Burning Sky. To read more of the review, click here.
Which of us, left to ourselves, would choose suffering over joy? For there is also a promise in suffering. Recommended to anyone who enjoys the frontier and Revolutionary War period.
Feeling obliged to nurse his injuries, the two quickly find much has changed during her twelve-year absence: And what about Neil MacGregor, the kind and loyal botanist who does not fit into in her plan for a solitary life, yet is now helping her revive her farm? As tensions rise, challenging her shielded heart, the woman called Burning Sky must find a new courage--the courage to again risk embracing the blessings the Almighty wants to bestow.
I generally don't like Indian books but this book was amazing. The heroine, Willa was kidnapped as a little girl and returns as a young lady to her home. Willa faces so many obstacles but most of them are from within.
Burning Sky: A Novel of the American Frontier [Lori Benton] on uzotoqadoh.tk * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Christy award-winning novel about a. Abducted by Mohawk Indians at 14 and renamed Burning Sky, Willa Obenchain is driven to return to her family's New York frontier homestead after many years.
I could not put this book down. I can't wait to read other books by this author. I received this book free from Waterbrook Multnomah for an honest review and I honestly loved it.
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