A Vote of Confidence by Robin Lee Hatcher
By Robin Lee Hatcher
In A Vote of self assurance, the level is determined for a few fascinating perception into what it used to be like in the course of 1915 to be a girl in a 'man's world.' Guinevere Arlington is a gorgeous younger lady made up our minds to stay answerable for her personal existence. For seven years, Gwen has carved out an entire existence within the bustling city of Bethlehem Springs, Idaho, the place she teaches piano and writes for the neighborhood newspaper. Her ardour for the city, its humans, and the encircling land steered Gwen to run for mayor. in spite of everything, who says a lady cannot do a man's task? yet stepping open air the bounds of conference can get messy. A shady attorney backs Gwen, believing he can regulate her as soon as she's in place of work. A prosperous newcomer throws his hat into the hoop as a way to conquer competition to the well-being hotel he is development north of city. whilst the competitors fall in love, every thing adjustments, forcing Gwen to stand what she can have to lose so one can win.
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I’d best get back to the ranch. ” She slapped her floppy-brimmed hat onto her head, covering her mop of short, strawberry-blonde curls. “You’d be doing this town a favor if you were its mayor. ” Gwen smiled as she rose from the swing. ” Gwen followed her sister off the porch and around to the back of the house where Cleo’s pinto was tethered to a post. Cleo stopped long enough to give Gwen a hug and a kiss on the cheek, then untied her horse, grasped the saddle horn, and swung into the seat. “You think about it, Gwennie.
Griff Arlington was a tall man, lean and whipcord strong, with an easygoing smile and a quick mind. At fifty-one, his features had been leathered by years spent in the sun and wind, and his once golden blond hair — so like Gwen’s own — had turned white. He was a man with a gift for storytelling, and since the day Gwen arrived in Bethlehem Springs seven years before, he had entertained her with countless tales of Indians and cattle drives, forest fires and drifters, even about how he met and fell in love with her mother.
He wished he could pretend he wasn’t home, but he couldn’t. His automobile was parked in plain sight. However, his visitor — in addition to interrupting his train of thought — had served to remind him of one more thing to add to his list. Hire household staff, he scrawled before rising from his chair and walking toward the front of the house. He opened the door to find Kenneth Barker, the minister of the Methodist church, standing on the porch. Several times over the past year, Kenneth Barker had visited the resort site.