Title: Poppy’s Dilemma
Author: Nancy Carson
Genre: Historical Romance
Published: March 30, 2015
Publisher: HarperCollins, Maze
My Rating: 3 stars
From the newest name in saga writing comes a tale of one girl’s brave escape from a world of poverty in her search for true love.
Poppy Silk is the daughter of a railroad worker in the Midlands. The world around her is violent, immoral and poverty stricken. But despite being penniless and unschooled, Poppy is determined to escape the squalor, and a future cleaning up after a husband she doesn’t love.
Robert Crawford, a handsome engineer she encounters one day, is like no one she’s ever met. As he teaches her to read, feelings blossom. But life is not kind to Poppy. Robert is promised to another and Poppy can’t afford the luxury of hope. At a heartbreaking cross-roads, she must decide…is true love worth risking everything for?
Read on for my thoughts on Poppy’s Dilemma. No true spoilers, promise.