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A Suitcase Tale: Marcia [Kindle Edition]

Linda Bishop Foley
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Marcia Gardinier is leaving Wyoming to begin nurses’ training in Colorado. She is eager to escape an impoverished and chaotic home, an unstable and juvenile mother, and a distant but controlling father. Her small suitcase is light on clothes but filled with painful memories.

Much to her father’s dismay, Marcia has chosen to attend St. Joseph’s, a Catholic school of nursing in Denver. Her decision leaves her with no financial support from her father and a haphazard approach to paying for an education.

At St. Joseph’s, Marcia begins to form enduring friendships and to search for fulfillment of her heart’s strongest hunger, a true and lasting love. But the past, both remote and near, continues to bedevil her and may cause her to lose a young physician to whom she is attracted.

Written in the tradition of the classic romance novel, this Suitcase Tale is a story of betrayal and striving against seemingly overwhelming obstacles; a story of healing, hope, and love.

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About the Author

Linda Bishop Foley was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming. She trained at St. Joseph's Hospital in Denver. A retired nurse, Foley lives in South Bend, Indiana, with her dog, Cleo.

Product Details

  • File Size: 283 KB
  • Print Length: 178 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: InspiringVoices (November 27, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00AGXZH7M
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,547,913 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Delightful read October 12, 2013
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Not often these days can one find a book that reads like an old time novel....no foul language, violence or sex. This book is sweet with just a bit of romance. This will make a very nice gift for any mom or grandma. Looking forward to reading the second book in the series.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Encouraging read April 8, 2013
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I found myself enjoying this little read, even though I'm not much of a fiction fan. It was a nice mixture of tough childhood, religious conviction, and fun. I fell in love with Marcia's adventures. Great ending as well.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Nursing School Novel! November 30, 2013
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A wonderful tale based upon Linda's nursing school experiences and...my deceased wife (I married one of Linda's classmates) is a main character in the book (Judy)!!!!
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