The Measure of a Lady by Deeanne Gist audiobook

The Measure of a Lady

By Deeanne Gist
Read by Julia Gibson

Recorded Books, Inc.
11.43 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Christy Award finalist Deeanne Gist pens a compelling bestseller that portrays Rachel Van Buren's efforts to escape the gold-rush quagmire of 1849 San Francisco with her high moral principles intact. Rachel is shocked with this mud-infested boomtown where the only females are of ill repute. When saloon owner Johnnie Parker-widower and former missionary-lets her stay in his unoccupied shanty, she agrees to cook and clean. But Rachel soon struggles with their growing attraction. "Gist's Western romance features lively dialog and . humor."-Library Journal

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 2007 Christy Award for Romance

Christy Award finalist Deeanne Gist pens a compelling bestseller that portrays Rachel Van Buren's efforts to escape the gold-rush quagmire of 1849 San Francisco with her high moral principles intact. Rachel is shocked with this mud-infested boomtown where the only females are of ill repute. When saloon owner Johnnie Parker-widower and former missionary-lets her stay in his unoccupied shanty, she agrees to cook and clean. But Rachel soon struggles with their growing attraction. "Gist's Western romance features lively dialog and . humor."-Library Journal

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[A] titillating tale brimming with period detail.”  Booklist
“Julia Gibson portrays boomtown San Francisco during the California Gold Rush with textured characterizations and lightly accented enunciations…Gibson’s crisp diction matches the romantic tension in this wholesome love story.”  AudioFile
“Gist’s Western romance features lively dialog and an infusion of just the right amount of humor.”  Library Journal

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Author

Author Bio: Deeanne Gist

Author Bio: Deeanne Gist

Deeanne Gist is a bestselling historical and contemporary romance author. She has received four Rita Award nominations and two consecutive Christy Awards. Some of her works include Love on the Line, Maid to Match, Beguiled, Deep in the Heart of Trouble, and others. Before becoming a novelist, Gist worked in elementary education, ran an antiques business, and was a freelance journalist, writing for publications such as People, Parenting, Family Fun, the Houston Chronicle, and the Orlando Sentinel. She currently lives in Texas with her husband and their border collie.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 11.43
Audience: Adult
Language: English