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Ty’s willingness to turn Delia over to marry another wi,liamson after the intimacy they’d shared may be a bit hard for some readers to swallow. Perhaps because of her background, she isn’t judgmental of others.

May contain moderately descriptive love scenes, usually no more than three. He’s obviously only taking another wife as a matter of necessity.

It’s superb in every way. The love scenes were quite steamy and sensual for a book written inwhich was a plus for me, penelops just because I like my love scenes hot, but because they were imbued with a deep emotion and passion that I don’t always find in my romance reading.

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Tildy is sweet and inquisitive and seems to love everyone, including Delia. Delia is the focal point of the story and a very strong female protagonist. They have something of a secondary romance as they work through some difficulties in their marriage. She doesn’t really know the first thing about how to accomplish that, but she’s a quick learner when opportunities present themselves.

When it seems like they can finally be together, Ty isn’t the least bit shy about showing Delia just how passionately in love with her he is. Her friendship with the feisty Delia and seeing the passion between Delia and Ty really helped her to come into her own. Caleb is sweet and caring, obviously loving his wife to distraction.


A Wild Yearning Quotes by Penelope Williamson

Elizabeth is very timid and reluctant to go to a remote wilderness settlement. Abused by her drunken father and struggling for survival on the Boston waterfront as a tavern serving wench, Delia McQuaid longs for a better life, one in which she’s a respectable lady. He became one of them, but at the age of sixteen, his step-father insisted that he must return to his own people. The thing I loved most about Delia is that she has a huge heart with lots of selfless love to give.

Even after discovering that she really was a virgin, he keeps his heart locked up tight, turning her over to the other man upon their arrival in the settlement.

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Delia and Ty’s romance is one fraught with yeaening, passion, and danger, but through it all Delia is a trooper. Delia wants nothing more than to escape this life, so when she sees Ty’s advertisement for a wife, she thinks it may be the answer to her prayers. Although Ty never got along with his grandfather, the man sent him to England where he was highly educated and became a doctor.

Ever since her mother died, her father has hit the bottle pretty hard, and he’s a mean drunk.

I first read A Wild Yearning probably more than twenty years ago, so when I willamson it up for a reread, I remembered very little about the story.

After experiencing a great deal of loss in his life, he’s very reluctant to love anyone.

I loved watching her grow and change, facing the challenges set before her with grace and dignity. This book not only incorporates this era, but is also very well-researched. She falls in love at first sight with the handsome doctor who placed the ad, but she soon learns that he did it for a friend in his small Maine settlement, not for himself.


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These books should still be appropriate for most mature teens and sensitive readers. He has a hard time living with himself after that, but the deep abiding connection between him and Delia is still there, even as she’s trying to make a life with someone else.

Teen and sensitive readers should exercise caution. In fact, the title is quite apt, as the author is very talented at bringing out that deep sense of yearning in both of them until they finally come together once and for all. The characters were very relatable and the plot was engaging. Raised among the Indians but educated abroad in England, Doctor Tyler Savitch is a man with a foot in two worlds. When she first meets Ty, she’s very rough around the edges.

I love Ty’s idealistic nature and how he wants to help people and tries to stand up for the oppressed. The Hope Chest Reviews on Facebook.

The main characters also spend time among the Abenaki Indians, which was equally as engaging.