[E–pub New] (The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories) author Elisabeth Grace Foley


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  • The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories
  • Elisabeth Grace Foley
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  • 06 May 2019
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The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories Summary Î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB A collection of Western short stories that go beyond the standard action and adventure of the genre to focus on character and conflict In the award winning Disturbing the Peace honorable mention in the 2010 Rope and Wire short story competition a sheriff experiences a revelati. I am a fan of this author and this collection did not disappoint me It s such a relief to read real westerns instead of those appalling western romances Janette Oke etc and it s also a plus that these westerns aren t just westerns like Louis L Amour s stuff They re dramas between fleshed out human beings Many short story collections are mixed in uality going from great to terrible in a matter of a few pages but the stories in this book were all good They were not all eually good but none of them were really bad It s not every day you see that happen The two best stories are Cross My Heart and Rangeland Renaissance Both of these were examples of what this author does best Cross My Heart was a moral drama Rangeland Renaissance was family comedy The ambiguous feeling at the end of Cross My Heart did he really do the right thing is true to how complicated real life decisions can be And in Rangeland Renaissance I was actually laughing out loud Hypochondria is a great subject for comedy You had to like Sheila and also despise her a little bit for caving in so much to her cranky old granddad Nicely done The two weakest stories are Disturbing the Peace and Angels Unawares Now don t get me wrong neither of these stories were bad There was a good point made at the end of each one But they just didn t impress me as much as the others in the book Disturbing the Peace was a little slow and Angels Unawares was so extremely short I personally felt neither one of these tales had been covered adeuately More details actionthat s what these stories need But a really good point was made at the end of each one and they are both well worth readingThe other stories The Ranch Next Door The Outlaw s Wife and the ending story with the bank robbery are all good The first one is a nice little romance the only fault I had to find with it was the problem seemed solved a little uickly at the end but then it is a short story so I guess she had to get it all wrapped up in a hurry The Outlaw s Wife is a light mystery Delayed Deposit had action than the other two and was like a good Gunsmoke episode The ending heroism of the old lady with her umbrella was a big surprise for me In fact I would say this author is like a really good combination of Gunsmoke with LM Montgomery You get the props costumes and sets of Gunsmoke and the humor and sensitivity of the creator of Avonlea One of the best books I ve read this year Leonard Cohen in the 2010 Rope and Wire short story competition a sheriff experiences a revelati. I am a fan of this author and this collection did not disappoint me It s such a relief to read real westerns Expecting Better instead of those appalling western romances Janette Oke etc and Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands Wildlife Viewing Guide (Wildlife Viewing Guides Series) it s also a plus that these westerns aren t just westerns like Louis L Amour s stuff They re dramas between fleshed out human beings Many short story collections are mixed The Invention of Wings in uality going from great to terrible Jane Has a Halloween Dream in a matter of a few pages but the stories Religion in Greece and Rome in this book were all good They were not all eually good but none of them were really bad It s not every day you see that happen The two best stories are Cross My Heart and Rangeland Renaissance Both of these were examples of what this author does best Cross My Heart was a moral drama Rangeland Renaissance was family comedy The ambiguous feeling at the end of Cross My Heart did he really do the right thing No Ordinary Life is true to how complicated real life decisions can be And In the Year of Jubilee in Rangeland Renaissance I was actually laughing out loud Hypochondria Education and the USA is a great subject for comedy You had to like Sheila and also despise her a little bit for caving Monster Airplanes in so much to her cranky old granddad Nicely done The two weakest stories are Disturbing the Peace and Angels Unawares Now don t get me wrong neither of these stories were bad There was a good point made at the end of each one But they just didn t Monster Ships impress me as much as the others Monster Tractors in the book Disturbing the Peace was a little slow and Angels Unawares was so extremely short I personally felt neither one of these tales had been covered adeuately More details actionthat s what these stories need But a really good point was made at the end of each one and they are both well worth readingThe other stories The Ranch Next Door The Outlaw s Wife and the ending story with the bank robbery are all good The first one The Landscape Imagination is a nice little romance the only fault I had to find with A Song of Ice and Fire it was the problem seemed solved a little uickly at the end but then The Two Mrs Abbotts it Massacre (The Horus Heresy Book, #2) is a short story so I guess she had to get New Latin Grammar it all wrapped up Festive Persuasion (Cotillion Christmas Traditions, #3) in a hurry The Outlaw s Wife The Almond Tree is a light mystery Delayed Deposit had action than the other two and was like a good Gunsmoke episode The ending heroism of the old lady with her umbrella was a big surprise for me In fact I would say this author Skippyjon Jones is like a really good combination of Gunsmoke with LM Montgomery You get the props costumes and sets of Gunsmoke and the humor and sensitivity of the creator of Avonlea One of the best books I ve read this year

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The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories Summary Î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB On about himself and his relationship with the people of his town while in The Outlaw's Wife a country doctor worries that his young friend is falling for a married woman whose husband is rud to be a wanted criminal From the suspenseful Cross My Heart to the comedic romp of A. I don t give out many 5 s but this fantastic set of accessible easy to read short stories really deserve itI ve read very few westerns probably two from what I recall and so I d recommend these to anyone wanting to try the genre The stories draw you in uickly and are lovely little snapshots of the genre So uick and easy to read I blasted through them all during one of my sons naps and enjoyed every minute The language and descriptions are wonderful and gave me on a grey windy afternoon in Manchester a real sense of being out there Great stuff

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The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories Summary Î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Rangeland Renaissance to a Western twist on star crossed romance in the title story The Ranch Next Door these stories will appeal to a variety of readers as well as established fans of the traditional Western These seven stories total approximately 40330 words or 160 book page. Like little samples of your favorite desserts all wrapped up in the pages of this debut book The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories by Elisabeth Grace Foley This writer truly has the beautiful gift of being able to offer a taste of what she can write in this simple but powerful short stories I found myself lost immediately in each one and wanted to much when I got to the endThe way I viewed each of these stories were like the old radio western stories our grandparents and parents would listen to on the radio Just enough of the episode to keep you on the edge of your seat and then tuning back in the following evening just to hear what happened next I would LOVE to see Elisabeth Grace Foley write a full length novel on one of the stories she has so elouently captured in this collection but for those of you that love those classic western tales of life on the wide open range with danger and intrigue around the corner with a touch of romance tossed in for good measure then this is the perfect collection for you Here s a synopsis of what you ll find in the book from the authorSuspense humor and a touch of romance await in seven short stories of the American West In the title story The Ranch Next Door a cattleman s young son dreads breaking the news to his family that he has fallen in love with the daughter of a neighboring sheep rancher despite an ancient feud between the two families In Cross My Heart a boy is torn between betraying his conscience or a fugitive friend and in Delayed Deposit five people are taken hostage during a bank robbery that turns into a tense standoff The collection also includes the award winning Disturbing the Peace honorable mention in the 2010 Rope and Wire short story competition These seven stories total approximately 40330 words or 161 book pagesAs you can see there are some great stories locked within the pages of this wonderful book and I was honored to be asked to review this book by the author for my honest opinion Being a huge fan of western historical fiction I couldn t wait to read this one and hope for many many from her in the future In my opinion the reader will not be disappointed and this one rates a perfect 5 out of 5 stars


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    [E–pub New] (The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories) author Elisabeth Grace Foley I am a fan of this author and this collection did not disappoint me It's such a relief to read real westerns instead of those appalling western romances Janette Oke etc and it's also a plus that these westerns aren't just westerns like Louis L'Amour's stuff They're dramas between fleshed out human beings Many short story collections are mixed in uality going from great to terrible in a matter of a few pages but the sto

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    Elisabeth Grace Foley ô 7 Read & Download Free read Î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ô Elisabeth Grace Foley Read The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories The cover of this collection of stories by Elisabeth Grace Foley nicely captures its mood Compared to gritty western noir popular these days readers will find themselves in a far sunnier West Yes there’s barbwire running through it but it’s a “kinder gentler” West where a conflict is as likely to by solved at the point of an umbrella as the point of a gunFoley has a firm intelligent grasp on the storytelling styl

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    [E–pub New] (The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories) author Elisabeth Grace Foley Free read Î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ô Elisabeth Grace Foley Elisabeth Grace Foley ô 7 Read & Download Age Appropriate For All AgesBest for Ages 10 and up There are just some days where the thought of tackling a full length novel is overwhelming The thought of wading through 200 to 500 pages is too much For days like that short stories are such a blessing and collections like The Ranch Next Door make it even betterShort stories can o

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    [E–pub New] (The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories) author Elisabeth Grace Foley I don't give out many 5's but this fantastic set of accessible easy to read short stories really deserve itI've read very few westerns probably two from what I recall and so I'd recommend these to anyone wanting to try the genre The stories draw you in uickly and are lovely little snapshots of the genre So uick and easy to read I blasted through them all during one of my sons naps and enjoyed every minute The language and descriptions are

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    [E–pub New] (The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories) author Elisabeth Grace Foley Love love love so many of these stories 3 Again I'm so glad I picked this up before it went away So sweet so fun so excellent in so many ways Honestly I got sort of an O Henry feel from several of these from the humor to the uniue characters to the way everything wrapped up just so good Here are my thoughtsThe Ranch Next Door 5 s

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    [E–pub New] (The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories) author Elisabeth Grace Foley Like little samples of your favorite desserts all wrapped up in the pages of this debut book The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories by Elisabeth Grace Foley This writer truly has the beautiful gift of being able to offer a taste of what she can write in this simple but powerful short stories I found myself lost

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    Read The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories Elisabeth Grace Foley ô 7 Read & Download Free read Î eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ô Elisabeth Grace Foley An eminently enjoyable collection of Western short stories ranging from the comedic to the dramatic I tend to hold back from writing short stories myself and to hold back from reading them because it seems imposs

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    [E–pub New] (The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories) author Elisabeth Grace Foley A good read for those who enjoy classic TV Westerns as another reviewer mentioned I loved the dialogue and humor; my favorit

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    [E–pub New] (The Ranch Next Door and Other Stories) author Elisabeth Grace Foley I snagged this book just before it went out of print Awkward sentence structure makes it obvious that this is one of Elisabeth Grace Foley's earliest published books and I think she made the right decision in discontinuing it I'm very glad for my copy though because I found it interesting to observe how her writing skills have since improved Besides it's a uniue collection For example the last story deals with the uint

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