Sabrina’s Man by Gilbert Morris

Sabrina’s Man

by Gilbert Morris

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Join Sabrina and Waco on a Wild West ride through Indian Territory. Sabrina’s pampered life comes to a screeching halt when a vile conman steals away her younger sister. When her daddy’s money can’t buy justice, Sabrina takes matters into her own delicate but stubborn hands and heads west to track down the outlaw. To Sabrina’s disgust, her solitary hope for saving Marianne seems to be Waco Smith, an only slightly reformed ex-criminal himself. Will these two unlikely allies bond over more than just a shared mission of rescue and revenge?

Western Justice Series:
Book 1 – Rosa’s Land
Book 2 – Sabrina’s Man – Available December 2013
Book 3 – Raina’s Choice – Available June 2014




Sabrina wasn’t a likeable character because she acted like a spoiled brat, and was always determined to get her way. And her determination lead her on a journey to the Oklahoma Indian Territory to find her sister. A sister who fell in love with an evil man, but he acted sweet as sugar until he looked her, and of course she didn’t find out until she ran away with him. Sabrina and her feisty behavior takes off to Oklahoma, trying to find her. She meets up with a cowboy who has been looking for the outlaw for some time, and they hook up together.

I was taken back at some of the negative reviews for this book. I don’t think Sabrina’s Man is the best work of Gilbert Morris but it is an enjoyable read. For me, Sabrina’s actions wasn’t realistic, and going after a wanted outlaw like she did seemed immature, but the ending was good. The first book in this series was a much better book, and I am waiting on the third book, because I want to continue the story. Overall, this is a really good historical western read. I encourage you to pick up a copy to read and write your own review!

I received this book from the Barbour Books to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55


gilbert morrisABOUT THIS AUTHOR

Award-winning, bestselling author, Gilbert Morris, is well known for penning numerous Christian novels for adults and children since 1984 with 6.5 million books in print. He is probably best known for the forty-book House of Winslow series, and his Edge of Honor was a 2001 Christy Award winner. He lives with his wife in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

The River Rose By: Gilbert Morris….Plus Giveaway!

The River Rose

By: Gilbert Morris


Life hasn’t been easy for Jeanne Bettencourt, a widow approaching thirty and
struggling to provide for her eight-year-old daughter. But hope arrives in the
form of the Helena Rose, a steamboat she unexpectedly inherits from a
distant, departed relative. Jeanne’s father had captained a similar vessel and
taught her how to pilot a steamer along the banks of Memphis. She’s looking
forward to a renewed livelihood on the mighty Mississippi.

However, as plans are made, news comes of another heir to the Helena Rose – a tough
man named Clint Hardin – and a clause in the will that says claimants of the
estate must live aboard the boat. Jeanne, a Christian woman, makes it clear she
won’t stay with a man who is not her husband. But both are desperate for work,
so they agree to keep their distance as Clint occupies the lower deck and Jeanne
takes the captain’s quarters.

As they restore the Helena Rose, the
slowly softening Clint becomes attracted to Jeanne – who is now being courted by
a wealthy plantation owner. With her family and future at stake, the desires of
Jeanne’s heart are duly complex. Only her simple faith can navigate her through
what’s about to happen.

The River Rose is Book 2 in a three-book series. However, The River Roseis a stand-alone novel – there is zero overlap in characters or plot lines between the books. They are a series in the sense that all three books take place on Mississippi River paddle wheelers during the 1850s.

Jeanne Bettencourt is hardly able to make ends meet for she and her six year-old daughter working as a maid at an upstanding Memphis hotel. She is saving back a small a mount of money to purchase a house for themselves, but it will take a while. Jeanne grew up on the river, her parents owning a boat making runs on the Mississippi and Arkansas rivers.

Clint is an engineer who has made his way as a boxer, what time he’s not out womanizing, that is. He never knew his dad, and his mom wasn’t exactly the model mom, so he didn’t grow up in a happy household.

Two very different people, never dreaming of being brought together, especially through distant relatives, making Clint and Jeanne joint owners of their own riverboat. But how were they suppose to run a riverboat? Or how could they both live on the boat? And who would be captain? Well, as you read “The River Rose,” you will find the answer to these questions and more.

This is just a wonderful interesting read during the 1800’s riverboat era. Gilbert Morris creates a cast of characters that I grew to love and appreciate as I read this book. They work together to make the story enjoyable and interesting, and peak the interest of the readers. I loved Clint’s growing relationship with Marvel. And it wasn’t to just win Jeanne over; he had a genuine love for her. And on the other hand, George Masters acted like she was more in the way, not wanting Marvel with he and Jeanne on their dates. And did Masters just disappear into the clear blue yonder? Or maybe will return in the third book? That will be interesting to find out!

I highly recommend this book for anyone wanting a good book to read! And if you like historical fiction, this is a must for you! You will not be disappointed, and you will not want to put the book down until you read the last page! Grab a copy to read and enjoy for yourself.

I received a copy of this book from B&H Publishing Group to read and review. I was not required or expected to write a positive review. The opinions here in this review are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.


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Blog Feed:  (there’s also a link on his blog)

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