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READ PDF ç When Winter Comes ⚣ In The Voice Of An Unforgettable Heroine, V A Shannon Explores One Of The Most Harrowing Episodes In Pioneer History The Ill Fated Journey Of The Donner Party In A Mesmerizing Novel Of Resilience And SurvivalMrs Jacob Klein Has A Husband, Children, And A Warm And Comfortable Home In California No One Not Even Her Family Knows How She Came To Be Out West Thirteen Years Ago Jacob, A Kind And Patient Man, Has Promised Not To Ask But If She Were To Tell Her Story, She Would Recount A Tale Of Tragedy, Mishaps, And Unthinkable Choices Yet Also Sacrifice, Courage, And A Powerful, Unexpected Love On The Outskirts Of Cincinnati, Wagons Gather By The Hundreds, Readying To Head West To California Among The Throng Is A Fifteen Year Old Girl Eager To Escape Her Abusive Family With Just A Few Stolen Dollars To Her Name, She Enlists As Helpmate To A Married Couple With A Young Daughter Their Group Stays Optimistic In The Face Of The Journey S Hazards And Delays Then Comes A Decision That She Is Powerless To Prevent Instead Of Following The Wagon Train S Established Route, The Donner Party Will Take A Shortcut Over The Sierras, Aiming To Clear The Mountains Before The First Snows DescendIn The Years Since That Infamous Winter, Other Survivors Have Sold Their Accounts For Notoriety And Money, Lurid Tales Often Filled With Half Truths Or Blatant, Gory Lies Now, Mrs Klein Must Decide Whether To Keep Those Bitter Memories Secret, Or Risk Destroying The Life She Has Endured So Much To Build An everyday story of quilting and cannibalism I almost spit my coffee. It has been 13 years since Mrs Jacob Klein came west to California She doesn t like remembering her journey west She has three children now and a husband.and she doesn t want them to know she was part of the Donner Party She wants to keep the horror of that winter in the wilderness a secret Some of the survivors have made money or gained fame from telling partial truths about their experiences that winter.but she doesn t want to risk the truth destroying her new life with her family It has been 13 years since Mrs Jacob Klein came west to California She doesn t like remembering her journey west She has three children now and a husband.and she doesn t want them to know she was part of the Donner Party She wants to keep the horror of that winter in the wilderness a secret Some of the survivors have made money or gained fame from telling partial truths about their experiences that winter.but she doesn t want to risk the truth destroying her new life with her family This book switches back and forth from Mrs Klein s present day to her experiences as part of the Donner Party in the winter of 1846 I don t usually like books that jump back and forth in time, but for this s Thank you Netgalley and Kensington Books for the ARC.Our main character, only introduced by her married name Mrs Klein, takes us on a long journey from hometown Cincinnati to the new state of California We are part of the 1840 s wagon train to the new frontier A rough journey through a diverse and unforgiving landscape We get to know the different families, their traditions and values, their place in the order of things There are friends and rivals, laughter and sadness, some fierce tempera Thank you Netgalley and Kensington Books for the ARC.Our main character, only introduced by her married name Mrs Klein, takes us on a long journey from hometown Cincinnati to the new state of California We are part of the 1840 s wagon train to the new frontier A rou When Winter Comes is an engaging and emotive fictional account inspired by the true Donner Party events.Switching between past and present, V.A Shannon skilfully told a story that kept my interest throughout.Gripping story with interesting and well crafted characters Hope and tragedy and impossible choices Shannon definitely knows how to write emotions.I really felt for our main character Known to reader as Mrs Klein, she starts the journey as a rough and neglected young girl who grows to be When Winter Comes is an engaging and emotive fictional account inspired by the true Donner Party events.Switching between past and present, V.A Shannon skilfully told a story that kept my interest throughout.Gripping story with interesting and well crafted characters Hope and tragedy and impossible choices Shannon definitely knows how to write emotions.I really felt for our main cha