|Love at Any Cost|
Another Jewel by Julie!
In Love at Any Cost, Julie Lessman sweeps us away on a passion-filled, heartwarming journey to beautiful San Francisco with its bustling cable cars, crisp bay air, and the smell of fish permeating the air...from the lush lawns of the very wealthy on Nob Hill to the poverty stricken streets of the Barbary Coast.
Lovely Cassie McClare, a spunky Texas oil heiress, heartbroken by a young man who jilts her because of her family's financial woes, travels to San Francisco for an extended visit with her fun loving, well-to-do cousins on Nob Hill. Determined never to be taken in again by a fortune hunting "pretty boy", Cassie finds her resolve dwindling when she meets the McClares' handsome friend, Jamie MacKenna.
Jamie, an illegitimate young man from the wrong side of the tracks, is determined to marry a rich girl on Nob Hill, seek a political career, and obtain enough money for a major surgery for his crippled sister. Cassie Mclare seems the perfect and most likely candidate for his plans....which certainly did not include Jamie falling head over heels for this spunky little cowgirl. But as love grows, secrets kept between them threaten to tear Cassie and Jamie apart—possibly forever. Will Cassie ever learn to trust any man again?...and will Jamie ever learn to trust in God instead of himself?
Julie Lessman has done it again! I absolutely loved this book! What started out as a light read ended up with as many twists and turns as the streets of San Francisco! I chuckled and boohooed throughout this book too many times to count. I also enjoyed the fact that Julie Lessman includes the seemingly futile romance of Cassie's widowed aunt as well, and I sooo hope some loose ends will be tied between those two in future books. With a strong spiritual thread throughout and toe curling romance within, and an unexpected twist near the end guaranteed to knock you for a loop!...I think you'll agree with me that this may possibly be Julie Lessman's best one yet. And that is saying a mouthful as I loved her previous series tremendously. Way to go, Julie Lessman!!
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