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A Wild Yearning

Although Ty never got along with his grandfather, the man sent him to England where he was highly educated and became a doctor. He’s attracted to Delia’s spunky spirit from the moment he first meets her, but he has no intention penelipe falling in love or marrying the wench.

Williamson is extremely good at is drawing the historical setting. Ty is wilkiamson stubborn, enigmatic alpha male with a lot of different sides to his personality. Definite adults only material, not for the faint of heart.

He often beats her and steals the money she earns at her job to support his habit. I loved watching her grow and change, facing the challenges set before her with grace and dignity. Even after discovering that she really was a virgin, he keeps his heart locked up tight, turning her over to the other man upon their arrival in the settlement.

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The author really brought the setting to life with peneloep vivid descriptions of life in a small settlement in Colonial Maine as well as the environmental details that truly made me feel like I’d been transported to another time and place. As a result, he grew up among the Abenaki people with an Indian step-father he revered.

I love Ty’s idealistic nature and how he wants to help people and tries to stand up for the oppressed. It’s superb in every way. He has a pebelope time living with himself after that, but the deep abiding connection between him and Delia is still there, even as she’s trying to make a life with someone else. However, I wasn’t overly perturbed by it, because it’s obvious that he regrets that decision from the minute the wedding begins.


He’s jealous and protective, yearing doesn’t realize that he’s falling in love with her until much later when it’s already too late. The main characters also spend time among the Abenaki Indians, which was equally as engaging.

Believing there’d be no harm in sampling her charms and that it might get her out of his system, Ty seduces and makes tender love to her along the trail. We always endeavor not to give away endings or major plot twists in either our synopses or reviews, however they may occasionally contain information which some readers might consider to be mild spoilers. Not recommended for under 18 or sensitive readers.

After experiencing a great deal of loss in his life, he’s very reluctant to love anyone. These books would be appropriate for teen and sensitive readers. Delia wants nothing more than to escape this life, so when she sees Ty’s advertisement for a wife, she thinks it may be the answer to her prayers.

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Still, Ty can’t seem to resist the lovely Delia, who gets under his skin at every turn. A Wild Yearning By: Nat’s two daughters, Meg and Tildy, were penellpe rendered. Delia and Ty’s romance is one fraught with heartache, passion, and danger, but through it all Delia is a trooper. As Delia says her vows to someone else, Ty finally understands that what he’s been feeling for her is far more yearnjng mere lust.

He’s obviously only taking another wife as a matter of necessity.

When she first meets Ty, she’s very rough around the edges. This book not only incorporates this era, but is also very well-researched.


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This is a dramatic story with lots of twists and turns that keep the hero and heroine apart for much of the book, yet unlike some other books I’ve read where this was the case, I always felt the love and emotional connection between them. To the best of my recollection, A Wild Yearning is the only book I’ve read by Penelope Williamson, but this time around, it most certainly isn’t going to be my last.

There was absolutely nothing about this book I would have changed, making it an incredibly enjoyable reread for me.

Even when faced with marrying a man she doesn’t love and someday possibly watching the man she does love marry someone else, Delia is up to the challenge, prepared to rejoice in his happiness if that time comes. Delia is more than willing to follow penellope man with the magical healing hands anywhere, even if it means having to marry another. The Hope Chest Reviews on Facebook. As a farmer, there’s much work to be done on his homestead as well as two little girls for whom to care, but Nat still deeply loves his first wife and probably shouldn’t have married again so soon after her death, regardless of the willlamson.

I was also quite taken with Caleb and Elizabeth, the preacher and his wife, who travel with Ty and Delia to Merrymeeting to start a church there. Meg is still grieving her mother, and she’s the rebellious one who doesn’t want a step-mother.