RIVER’S SONG The Inn at Shining Waters by Melody Carlson, (c) 2011. 40 year old Widow Anna Larson returns to her home on the Siuslaw River after her mother’s death. There she gains the self confidence and Independence she never had while living with her mother-in-law after her husband’s death 8 years earlier. Anna is a “half-breed” Half Swedish and half Suislaw Indian. Her mother in law always treated her badly right from the moment she married Adam Larson, called Anna a “little Indian Squaw” around her bridge playing friends. Brow beat and not very happy, Anna decides to stay on her inherited home and make an Inn of it for outdoors men who love to hunt and fish. Along the way Anna falls in love with a certain building contractor she meets.
NOTE: I thoroughly enjoyed this book, so I highly recommend it. I would love to read it’s sequel titled RIVER’S CALL.