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In Need of a Good Wife Paperback – October 2, 2012
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"With graceful prose and historical settings that shine with vitality, In Need of a Good Wife is unforgettable."--Kristina Riggle, author of Real Life and Liars
“Painting vivid images of the poverty of post-Civil War Manhattan City and the harrows of Destination, Nebraska, McNees weaves a hopeful, compelling story of love and resilience so engaging it is impossible to put down."--Robin Oliveira, author of My Name is Mary Sutter
“In Need of a Good Wife is a beautifully wrought story, every page bursting with poetry and adventure. McNees sweeps us west with such hope and excitement that we ache and rejoice, celebrate and cry.”--Susan Gregg Gilmore, author of Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen
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The romance felt non-existent, but considering what the women went through, I'm not certain romance was the point, though the ending was nicely done. Read it to know what I mean. Overall, I thought it was a well-written book and interesting story.
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Great historical novel that really gives you a good insight into what women went through in this period of time.Published 19 days ago by Carrie Vestal
I liked this book but I didn't love it. If you need a book for sheer entertainment or just light reading this might be one for you. Read morePublished 1 month ago by E. Ervin
Loved the ending! Well written about a group of women seeking a new life for themselves as mail order brides out west.Published 2 months ago by Barbara Dan, award winning author of Silent Angel
I enjoyed reading this adventure about traveling west to be a "mail order bride"... what was a side interesting part was that it took the characters right through my home... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Karen Paytash
I really enjoyed the stories of these men and women as told against the backdrop of history of the settling of the West.Published 3 months ago by Deedee Heyne
Enjoyed this book. Somewhat predictable. Well written....the characters seemed so real.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer