The River Widow

The River Widow From the bestselling author of The Whiskey Sea comes a stirring novel of a young woman s survival and liberation during the Great Depression In with flood waters approaching Adah Branch

  • Title: The River Widow
  • Author: Ann Howard Creel
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 150
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • From the bestselling author of The Whiskey Sea comes a stirring novel of a young woman s survival and liberation during the Great Depression.In 1937, with flood waters approaching, Adah Branch accidentally kills her abusive husband, Lester, and surrenders his body to the raging river, only to be swept away herself.So begins her story of survival, return to civilization, de From the bestselling author of The Whiskey Sea comes a stirring novel of a young woman s survival and liberation during the Great Depression.In 1937, with flood waters approaching, Adah Branch accidentally kills her abusive husband, Lester, and surrenders his body to the raging river, only to be swept away herself.So begins her story of survival, return to civilization, defense against accusations of murder, and the fight to save herself and her stepdaughter, Daisy, from the clutches of her husband s notoriously cruel family, who have their sights set on revenge for Lester s death Essentially trapped, Adah must plan an escape.But when she develops feelings for the one person essential to her plan s success, she faces a painful choice Will she choose to risk everything saving Daisy or take the new life offered by a loving man Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 256 pages Published December 1st 2018 by Lake Union Publishing More Details ASIN B07B2VKD6R Edition Language English Other Editions 6 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about The River Widow, please sign up Popular Answered Questions Will the

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    • Ann Howard Creel

      Have you ever experienced a this cannot be happening to me moment In her novels, Ann Howard Creel puts her characters in that position Strong female characters face unforeseen obstacles and then have to make life changing decisions In her new novel, THE RIVER WIDOW, a former tarot card reader turned widow and stepmother must escape the clutches of an evil family while also facing the crime she Have you ever experienced a this cannot be happening to me moment In her novels, Ann Howard Creel puts her characters in that position Strong female characters face unforeseen obstacles and then have to make life changing decisions In her new novel, THE RIVER WIDOW, a former tarot card reader turned widow and stepmother must escape the clutches of an evil family while also facing the crime she herself has committed When asked where she gets her ideas, Ann answers, From history She doesn t know when the muse will strike, but often while she s reading about history, an image forms in her mind The spark for THE RIVER WIDOW came while learning about The Great Flood of 1937 along the Ohio River Ann immediately envisioned a woman dragging her abusive husband s body to the river to let floodwaters take it away Rather strange, she knows.When Ann s first book was published, she experienced a this cannot be happening to me moment in a very good way Besides writing, her other interests include old houses, new yoga routines, red wine, and all things cat She currently lives in Paris, Kentucky For book clubs, Ann will visit you via Skype Contact her through her website annhowardcreel



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    • I picked The River Widow as my November Kindle first book because it was marked in the historical fiction genre which is one of my favs sadly, this book disappointed me It was filled with suspense, which I normally enjoy, but this story made me uncomfortable and angry And some of it felt too rushed and unrealistic romance development and there were times when the dialogue was overly cheesy I literally said out loud, gross Did he really just say that Overall, it was a quick read a I picked The Ri [...]


    • River Widow and so much Normally my pick of the Kindle First books would be the thriller or the suspense choice, but being I had read Ann Howard Creel before I went with the historical fiction choice The book I had read before was While You Were Mine, and I enjoyed it immensely.This book is set in time during the Great Depression the main character Adah had a very hard life from her early teens, but yet she just persevered and made the best life she could She met her husband while readin River W [...]


    • The Branch family are all bullies, liars and cheats, and Adah Branch, wife of Lester, had been beaten, kicked, bruised and bloodied by his hand It s early 20th century in Paducah, Ky, and the area flooded Lester went missing, and Adah herself was swallowed up by the flood waters After she was able to find a way out of the river, she faced being accused of murdering Lester by Buck Branch the patriarch She and her stepdaughter Daisy, were held prisoners in Hell The author has penned a powerfu The [...]


    • 3.5 Over the course of her life, she had learned that people could hold inside the brightest peaks and the darkest pits, and there were those who straddled the break half of them drawn to evil, half drawn to beauty Those people could step from one side to the other and back again as if the line were as thin as a hair Her husband had been one of those people Was she one of them, too from The River Widow by Anne Howard CreelIn 1937 Paducah, KY as the Ohio River was flooding, Adah s husband L 3.5 O [...]


    • This book had a lot of promise, but it fell flat for me The characters were all confused Their character traits and original personalities were abandoned to fit the narrative of the story The author left nothing to the imagination, spelling out every detail, including Adah s every inner thought which all happened to be in the form of questions, for some reason What was up with that There were literally paragraphs full of obvious questions that were bouncing around Adah s head Those series This b [...]


    • Tarot card reader, Adah, chooses a better life for herself with Les, a widowed rancher with a young daughter Daisy to raise Too bad that it didn t turn out that way her husband was a mean, abusive cuss, who beat her When the floods came he flew into a rage because she brought their daughter s doll when they escaped Adah fought back with a nearby shovel that changed everything in her life She hit him and he died This is not a spoiler, since it is revealed on the back cover What unfold Tarot card [...]


    • GAb Adah found herself orphaned at 13 years of age by the 1918 1919 flu epidemic Her only living relative couldn t or wouldn t take her in, but turned her over to Father Sparrow at Saint Mark s Church in the Bowery in New York City Adah spent a year studying under Father Sparrow and developed a love for books before Father Sparrow passed away, and fairly soon thereafter she gave up on the foster system and lived among thousands of other young rootless children who worked and slept and wandered G [...]


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