Thistle Down

Rated 4.67/5 based on 3 reviews
Can tenderhearted Pastor Ian MacCraig keep a pair of prickly sisters from marrying the wrong men? Emily Downey has found the perfect groom. If only she loved the man... Chelsea Downey is wild about her boyfriend. Trouble is, he’s two-timing her and everyone sees it but her.
Their thorny situation gets even stickier when the church ladies come up with a plan. More
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Words: 19,860
Language: English
ISBN: 9781938101496
About Sherrie Hansen

By day, Sherrie Hansen  operates a Victorian Bed & Breakfast and Tea House, The Blue Belle Inn. By night, she enjoys writing novels, quilting, playing the piano, renovating old houses and traveling. Sherrie and her husband live in Northern Iowa.

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Review by: Sheila Deeth on March 10, 2014 :
A lovely novella, prequel to the author’s Wild Flowers of Scotland series, Thistle Down introduces readers to a small Scottish town, its crumbling old church, and the handsome new pastor, Ian. The depiction of a pastor’s life is pleasingly honest and evocative, and the conversation of old ladies might be heard in many a church hall. Who shall they marry the pastor off to? And how will he deal with upcoming weddings where spouses seem so awkwardly unsuited?

Ian is wise beyond his years, both in spiritual and secular matters. His prenuptial meetings offer suggestions and exercises of value to any readers intending, or enjoying marriage. And his Easter sermon presents a wonderful image of comfort beyond the thorns. Meanwhile someone’s stealing artifacts, from a church! And the flowers of Scotland’s spring are coming to bloom.

Evocative, sensitive, sensible and sweet, this is a tale with well-drawn thorn and flower, making a truly lovely lunch-time read, in a world where not everything is resolved in one gulp.

Disclosure: I’ve enjoyed other books by this author and was lucky enough to be told where to find a free ecopy of this one.
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Review by: Mary Olsen on May 02, 2013 :
Great story.Can't wait to get the whole book.Makes you want to read more.
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Review by: hrhsophia on May 01, 2013 :
Oh please tell me you will write the entire story! I loved this story so much, Ian needs to find love and I need to know who the lady at the end is!
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