Comanche Canyon

Comanche Canyon With no means of support and a young son to care for strong willed widow Abigail Lindemann agrees to marry Eben Donahue a Texas rancher she s never met On her arrival though mail order bride Abby

  • Title: Comanche Canyon
  • Author: April Hill
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 432
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • With no means of support and a young son to care for, strong willed widow Abigail Lindemann agrees to marry Eben Donahue, a Texas rancher she s never met On her arrival, though, mail order bride Abby finds the isolated ranch primitive and lonely and her surly new husband a rare presence When their cabin is attacked by a band of hostile Comanche, Eben is killed, and AbigaWith no means of support and a young son to care for, strong willed widow Abigail Lindemann agrees to marry Eben Donahue, a Texas rancher she s never met On her arrival, though, mail order bride Abby finds the isolated ranch primitive and lonely and her surly new husband a rare presence When their cabin is attacked by a band of hostile Comanche, Eben is killed, and Abigail and her son are rescued by Eben s friend, former army scout Daniel Cameron After a perilous trek through Comanche territory, they reach the home of Daniel s adoptive parents, Elijah and Martha.When Daniel returns to the cabin to see that Eben is properly buried, Abby tries to follow him, an error in judgment that results in their being captured and forced to live among the Comanche until they re either ransomed or sold To protect Abby from being claimed in marriage by a vicious war chief called Smoke, they pretend to be man and wife The ruse works, but Abby soon learns firsthand how hard the life of a Comanche woman can be in a world where a husband holds absolute authority over his wife The couple is guarded day and night by a querulous old woman who has grown suspicious of them, forcing Daniel to play the role of stern husband convincingly by taking a strap or a switch to his often disobedient and disrespectful wife With their lives in constant danger from Smoke, whose growing lust for Abby has made him a treacherous enemy, they plan an escape, aided by a sympathetic young Comanche woman Smoke s pregnant wife.As Abby and Daniel make their way home across the arid plain, fighting hunger and exposure, their mutual antagonism begins to grow into love Their stormy relationship is complicated, though, by Abby s stubborn streak and by Daniel s determination to protect the woman he has grown to love from her impulsive and often dangerous actions Always ready to argue her point, even when she s dead wrong, Abby soon learns that the man she loves is just as ready to argue his point by locating the nearest hairbrush and taking her across his knee.

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    1. A good western! Abigail’s husband has died and they have no money. So, she answers an ad for a “wife wanted’ by Eben Donahue. She corresponds with him and agrees to come to Texas to marry him. She and her son Jamie take the train and it is a long journey. When they get to Texas, they find it is another two day journey to Eben’s “camp”. Neither is very happy about it. But, they get there and she does marry Eben. He only asks for his husbandly rights very infrequently. And it is a “s [...]

    2. Western Domestic Discipline. COMANCHE CANYON by April HillWidowed Abigail and her son Jamie travel from Kansas to Texas as a mail-ordered bride to a man, Eben who is rarely around. Not much of a marriage, and she pretty much does what she wants. She shoots at a man named Daniel Cameron who turns her over his knee and gives her a well deserved spanking. Three months later Daniel rescues Abigail and Jamie when Comanche raid the ranch and kill everyone. He takes them to town and plans to return to [...]

    3. Just loveApril Hill writes wonderful stories that flow and always have a great background story. Comanche Indians and captives are this books story. Great short novel. Highly recommend

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