About the Book
Book: The Trouble with Nancy
Author: Chautona Havig
Genre: Christian Historical Romance, Western
Release Date: July 18, 2019
Her reputation precedes her, whether the bad guys realize it or not.
Nancy Harrison has finally stepped out of her prissy box and tried to do something helpful–but did she go overboard in her first self-less act?
She can’t ride, she hates horses, and she’s terrified of being alone. What’s a girl to do?
Join the Pony Express, of course.
When Nancy Harrison’s family receives a tax bill they can’t pay, there’s only one option open to them. Her brother, Lewis, will have to join the Pony Express and earn the money that way.
It would have worked, too, if ruffians hadn’t attacked him and broken his leg.
She doesn’t want to do it, of course, but what choice is there? Lose everything or ride a stupid, smelly horse for a few weeks? Nancy decides that she’ll chop off her hair, take to the dusty overland trail, and prove that she isn’t a “flighty little thing.”
But things go from bad to worse as she discovers that riding astride is worse than sidesaddle—especially when you’re not used to it.
Can’t she just go back home to balls, teas, and the hope of a suitor before her twentieth birthday? Sans her hair, of course, because that’ll entice the fellows. Sigh.
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Some authors have the ability to write about quirky characters you can not help but love and appreciate. Chautona Havig is one of those writers. She has a remarkable way of bringing characters to life. As I was reading about Nancy, I could imagine everything she was going through and doing. Chautona Havig has a way of writing that makes the characters become more like friends rather than just words on a page.
When Nancy’s family (her mother, brother, and herself) find themselves in danger of losing their family home, drastic measures must be taken. However, her mother and brother try to keep things from Nancy even though she is older than her brother. But when her brother is injured before he can leave, Nancy schemes to take his place.
This book is filled with adventure, excitement, dangerous people, gold and more. Nancy runs into danger, adventure (probably more than she wanted), and excitement, along with some memorable people all while trying to earn the money their family needs to keep their home. The drama and excitement help move the book along. The transitions between Nancy and her family back home proved enjoyable to follow.
This is definitely another memorable book from Chautona Havig and definitely one worth reading. So check it out for yourself.
I received a copy of this book for my fair and honest review.
About the Author
Chautona Havig lives in an oxymoron, escapes into imaginary worlds that look startlingly similar to ours and writes the stories that emerge. An irrepressible optimist, Chautona sees everything through a kaleidoscope of It’s a Wonderful Life sprinkled with fairy tales. Find her on the web and say howdy—if you can remember how to spell her name.
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