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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Book Review--VOW UNBROKEN by Caryl McAdoo

I loved this book--fast paced, adventurous, and satisfyingly wholesome. Way to go, Caryl!

Susannah Baylor is a young widow with a premium crop of cotton, baled and promised to a buyer for three and a half to four cents a pound. When sold, for the first time since her husband and his brother were killed in a logging accident, she and her teenage nephew and little girl will not be facing privations and another year of back-breaking work.

Then the double-crossing, conniving swindler says he won't buy it at that price, but only for two cents a pound. At that price, Susannah would have to sell off part of the land she had fought so hard to keep for the children. She decides she must take the two wagons filled with cotton to buyers in Jefferson. With luck, she can catch up with the others who are taking their cotton there.

Trouble is, she can't find anyone of her friends to go with her. Her best friend suggests Henry Buckmeyer. What? That slacker? The man who didn't even have a job and everybody knew he drank all his meager earnings? Not a chance!

Nevertheless, the next morning finds her on the trail with Levi (the nephew), Becky (the daughter), and Henry Buckmeyer. But no way is that man going to order her around. She will show him who's boss.

Oh, you are going to love this book. Buy it. You won't be sorry, I promise! Oh--and Caryl is offering one free signed book to one commenter on this blog, US or Canada only, please. Leave your email below by 5 pm Pacific on March 12. But--if you don't win, be sure to go to Amazon or Barnes and Noble.


  1. Wow, sounds like an excellent read!
    I would love to win this book VOW UNBROKEN by Caryl McAdoo to read. I am such a book junkie!

  2. Anne, thank you so much for the great review! I'm so thrilled that you like my story! Being a writer, too, you know how you so want readers to love your story and I'm overwhelmingly thrilled to be getting so many 5 star reviews. About everyone makes me cry. I am so humbled and God is SO GOOD! Blessings and hugs!

    Hey, I'll be back to answer any questions, commenters! Blessings to y'all, too!

    1. 100% right, Caryl! When you get a 5-star review, it's like someone telling you your baby is the most beautiful they've ever seen. It's humbling and thrilling all at the same time.

  3. Anne, Thank you for the review of Caryl and her book Vow Unbroken. This looks like a great read. Loved the cover and story line. I would love to read this.
    Has Caryl written other books?
    Thank you
    Thank you

  4. Hi Jackie--this is Caryl's debut book, but definitely NOT her last one. Check back in tomorrow for her interview and you will get a glimpse into the next book.

  5. Hi Anne, this book sounds so wonderful, thank you for sharing it with us. The cover is what spoke to me. The artist in me just loves cover art. Please enter me I would love to read this book.
    Linda Finn

  6. We have a winner! Congratulations go to Jackie!


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