Welcome to Memorable Monday! The purpose of Memorable Monday is to showcase an influential book read in the past that still sticks with you today. This fun Monday morning post is hosted by the lovely Becca at The Becca Files.
This week, I am featuring:
Where the Fire Falls
Vintage National Parks Series #2
by Karen Barnett
If you have not read the books in Barnett’s Vintage National Parks series, I highly recommend that you purchase the series immediately. All three books are excellent stories. Where the Fire Falls is book #2 in the series, and it may be my favorite. Although I just finished book 3 yesterday, and I think it may be Karen Barnett’s best book to date. Seriously, this series is so good you really will want to read all three!
To read my full review on Where the Fire Falls, click HERE.
About the Book
Stunning Yosemite National Park sets the stage for this late 1920s historical romance with mystery, adventure, heart, and a sense of the place John Muir described as “pervaded with divine light.”
Watercolorist Olivia Rutherford fashioned her image as an avant-garde artist to appeal to the region’s wealthy art-collectors. When she lands a lucrative contract painting illustrations of Yosemite National Park for a travel magazine including its nightly one-of-a-kind Firefall event, she hopes the money will lift Olivia and her sisters out of poverty.
After false accusations cost him everything, former minister Clark Johnson has found purpose as a backcountry guide in this natural cathedral of granite and trees. Now he’s faced with the choice of becoming a National Parks Ranger, but is it his true calling?
As Clark helps open Olivia’s eyes to the wonders of Yosemite, she discovers the people are as vital to the park’s story as its vistas– a revelation that may bring her charade to an end.
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