Excerpt from Once Upon a Summer

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, read the rules at A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along!

I am currently reading a couple of Westerns, including Once Upon a Summer by Janette Oke (author of the Love Comes Softly series and many others.)

I don’t know who was the most excited when Gramps landed that fish—him or me; but we both whooped and danced around—me in my rolled-up farm overalls, and him in his tight-legged white underwear.

Janette Oke, Once Upon a Summer

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Sure, it’s unusual to have an eighteen-year-old mother when you’re twelve. But when you’re an orphan and she’s your aunt–and the only mother you’ve ever known–well, it works out just fine.

That’s why I got so riled up when I heard Grandpa and Uncle Charlie talkin’ about findin’ a fella for Aunt Lou!

You see, somethin’ had to be done. I couldn’t just sit back and watch our family get broken up. But with Grandpa and Uncle Charlie workin’ so hard to marry off Aunt Lou, I really had my job cut out for me. Then that preacher came along, and things got really complicated…

Comments

  1. It all sounds so wonderful and makes me feel nostalgic. I’d love to read this.

    My TT – http://fuonlyknew.com/2015/07/07/teaser-tuesdays-121-morrigans-shadow/

  2. This sounds like a fun one. Such a happy moment caught in that teaser. 🙂

  3. Hmm, that sounds interesting. I haven’t read a Western in ages. This one sounds fun. I like that tease.

  4. I’ve never read anything by Oke before.

    My TT is from The Night Circus: http://wp.me/pZnGI-o1

  5. Good memories reading your Teaser, because Janette Oke is one of my favorite authors! Here’s my TT for this week: http://justasecondblog.blogspot.com/2015/07/teaser-tuesdaysfirst-chapter-first.html

  6. I have heard of this author but never read anything by her. I like the teaser. I can really see it. My teaser this week is from Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh. Happy reading!

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