It was fun to catch up with several members of the Saint Charles quilting circle in the pages of Prairie Song by Mona Hodgson.
Anna Goben is dressed and ready for her wedding. But she just can't bring herself to move forward with a marriage to her dear friend Boney. Instead, she decides to move ahead with her plans to join the wagon train heading from Saint Charles, Missouri to California. Anna, Caroline, Hattie and Mary Alice all have spots on the wagon train. They will leave behind dear friends but are looking forward to a new life out west.
Anna wants a new life for her mother and grandfather, both are having trouble letting go of the death of her brother in the Civil War. Soon, Anna meets Caleb Reger, a trail hand helping the group on their journey west. He quickly comes to mean more to Anna than she ever imagined.
Caroline continues to clash with the wagon master, Garrett Cowlishaw. He has doubts about her joining the wagon train as a governess to several young children. However, all moves forward for Caroline to start her life anew after the death of her husband.
You will enjoy the experiences of Anna and Caroline as they journey to this new place God has prepared for them!
I received this book from Waterbrook Multnomah in exchange for my unbiased review