Where Dandelions Bloom

Where Dandelions Bloom Cassie Kendrick Is On The Run Her Abusive Father Arranged Her Marriage To A Despicable Man, But She S Discovered An Escape Disguised As A Man, Cassie Enlists In The Union Army, Taking The Name Thomas Turner On The Battlefields Of The Civil War, Keeping Her Identity A Secret Is Only The Beginning Of Her Problems, Especially After She Meets Gabriel Avery, A Handsome Young PhotographerAnxious To Make His Mark On The World And To Erase The Darkness And Guilt Lurking From His Past, Gabriel Works With Renowned Photographer Matthew Brady To Capture Images From The Front Lines Of The War As Gabriel Forges Friendships With Many Of The Men He Encounters, He Wonders What The Courageous, Unpredictable Thomas Turner Is HidingBattling Betrayal, Their Own Personal Demons, And A Country Torn Apart By War, Can Cassie And Gabriel Learn To Forgive Themselves And Trust Their Futures To The God Who Births Hope And Healing In The Darkest Places

Tara writes stories that help people break free from the lies they believe about themselves Tara is a history nerd, a passionate lover of comedy, and will happily play basketball with anyone who asks She writes historical romance, and her favorite love is the Civil War Tara s debut novel Engraved on the Heart Tyndale earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly, as well as numerous other ac

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  • Paperback
  • 393 pages
  • Where Dandelions Bloom
  • Tara Johnson
  • English
  • 23 September 2017
  • 9781496428356

10 thoughts on “Where Dandelions Bloom

  1. says:

    Tara Johnson has a gentleness in her writing that wraps around the heart and gives the impression of home And I think this is a great word to connect to the story.Cassie and Gabe come from such different backgrounds.Cassie Kendrick knows the pain of a heavy hand and rejection, and she s determined to now let the angry and unforgiving hands of her father take control of her destiny.Gabe Avery grew up as the son of poor immigrants in New York, but what they might have lacked in money, they did not in tenderness and love for one another Through grit and determination, and a bit of help from others, Gabe is able to work for renowned photographer Matthew Brady taking pictures of the war.A tentative but truthful friendship starts between them But war is not merely a scene to be captured on photograph Rather, it leaves deep scars and threatens to blacken the soul Heartache and grief seem like ...

  2. says:

    This is an amazing story of one woman s journey of courage, forgiveness and love In Cassie, Ms Johnson has given her readers a spunky heroine who disguises herself as a young soldier in the Union army as she runs away from an abusive home environment While trying to maintain her secret identity, Cassie befriends Gabe, a photographer who follows the army as he chronicles the war through images I love that Cassie and Gabe challenge the other to become a better person as they learn to shed the chains that bind them With hauntingly beautiful prose, Johnson paints a vivid picture of the misery and suffering that accompanies war, as the theme of hope triumph overs all The spiritual theme of forgiveness is woven seamlessly through the story I love it when an author can challenge me through a work of fiction to evaluate my life A couple of my favorite quotes Wherever dandelions bloom, hope remains Time is too precious to waste in bitterness It will steal your joy Time While t...

  3. says:

    Tara Johnson has done a wonderful job bringing the Civil War to life in Where Dandelions Bloom The battle scenes are very realistic, and you can tell she did in depth research to create the characters and plot I was especially interested in the hero and his work as a photographer My novella, Waiting For His Return, features a Special Artist war correspondent who followed the troops and sent drawings back for Harper...

  4. says:

    I d just like to start off by saying that the writing style was amazing I was pulled into the story right away, even though it wasn t fast moving, and at first I was sure that this would end up a 5 star read.Well, it obviously went downhill.I loved the characters of both Cassie and Gabe, and before Gabe found out that Turner was actually a girl, I really enjoyed the book.But then he found out her secret And he couldn t stop noticing her perfect curves Especially when she was in a dress it just graced her feminine curves And her full lips heart eyes What made it all worse was that after almost every one of their detailed kisses, he had to pull back before he lost himself.But it was quite obvious that he d already lost himself.Cassie and Gabe s ongoing argument about a woman s place seemed I don t know so drawn out She loved him She kissed him He said something that offended her and reminded her of her abusive father She avoided him a...

  5. says:

    This book is a Civil War story about a young woman who escapes a horrible family situation to join the Union army She meets the hero of the book who is a photographer for the Union This is filled with history and sweet kisses I loved the epilogue ending.

  6. says:

    Exemplary Civil War fiction Not only do I appreciate the author s deep commitment to the history of her timeframe, but I loved the characters and found the genuine conflict between them to be believable, composed of opposing values, not ju...

  7. says:

    If you love Christian historical romance loaded with facts, faith, and lessons in forgiveness, then you must pick up Tara Johnson s latest novel Where Dandelions Bloom , set during the American Civil War With page turning action and attention to detail, I felt like I was right there in the scenes, such were the vivid descriptions penned by...

  8. says:

    Johnson gives readers a glimpse of a whole other side of the Civil War in Where Dandelions Bloom It s than just a girl playing the part of a soldier It s than a photographer capturing the images of war It s even than the story of two people coming together in unfortunate circumstances, and yet having to learn how to let their guards down and feel something This is a story of forgiveness It s a story of putting your past behind you, and moving forward It s a story of learning to lean on the Creator for everything that life throws at you It s a story that will touch your heart, and have you reaching for the tissues every now and then.I m not even sure where to begin How about my favorite characters Believe it or not, they happen to be secondary characters First is Cassie s grandmother She imparts such wisdom to Cassie, even during the difficult situations She reminds me of the kind of grandmother I want to be One who can effortlessly offer sound, Godly advice One who is comforting, and always ...

  9. says:

    3.5 stars She was trapped like a bird in a cage She could see freedom beyond the wire enclosure, but her wings could not beat strong enough to break the bars Cassie Kendrick was desperate Enough so to attempt the unthinkable Would it work Disguised as a young man, she successfully enlists in the Union army under the name of Thomas Turner, for Cassie would rather be listed as a casualty of war than be forced into an atrocious marriage by her drunken, abusive father Patience, Gabriel The Almighty has a hard time using those who keep running ahead o him Gabriel Avery s career takes a huge leap forward when he is commissioned by a renowned photographer to catalog war images from behind the front lines It s a chance of a lifetime and his determination to succeed matches his winsome personality Taking a liking to a shy young soldier, Thomas Turner, Gabe trusts Thomas w...

  10. says:

    I cannot say enough good things about Where Dandelions Bloom The book kept me totally engaged right up to the end I loved the characters so much that I wanted them to find the happiness that they sought.Cassie Kendrick lives with an abusive father that has her future planned He had planned the future for her sisters and they were miserable Cassie s father s plans are scary enough that Cassie disguises herself as a man, Thomas Turner, and enters the military to fight on the Union side She keeps herself distant from her unit so that she can maintain her disguise Gabriel Avery is trying to make a living as a photographer He follows the war and captures pictures of the reality of war Gabriel and Thomas become friends They develop a camaraderie and open up to one another When Gabriel accidentally discovers Thomas is Cassie, he is angry that she deceived him Once he hears her story, he understands the position she is in When Gabriel agrees to accompany Cassie on her short trip home, he agrees to pose as her husband to avoid the plans her father has for her Soon Gabriel and Cassie begin to develop real feelings for each other, but...

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