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The Road to Paradise

(2017)
(The first book in the Vintage National Parks series)
A novel by

 
An ideal sanctuary and a dream come true - that's what Margaret Lane feels as she takes in God's gorgeous handiwork in Mount Rainier National Park. It's 1927 and the National Park Service is in its youth when Margie, an avid naturalist, lands a coveted position alongside the park rangers living and working in the unrivaled splendor of Mount Rainier's long shadow.

But Chief Ranger Ford Brayden is still haunted by his father's death on the mountain, and the ranger takes his work managing the park and its crowd of visitors seriously. The job of watching over an idealistic senator's daughter with few practical survival skills seems a waste of resources.

When Margie's former fiance sets his mind on developing the Paradise Inn and its surroundings into a tourist playground, the plans might put more than the park's pristine beauty in danger. What will Margie and Ford sacrifice to preserve the splendor and simplicity of the wilderness they both love?

Karen Barnett's vintage national parks novels bring to vivid life President Theodore Roosevelt's vision for protected lands, when he wrote in Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter: "There can be nothing in the world more beautiful than the Yosemite, the groves of the giant sequoias and redwoods, the Canyon of the Colorado, the Canyon of the Yellowstone, the Three Tetons; and our people should see to it that they are preserved for their children and their children's children forever, with their majestic beauty all unmarred."

Genre: Inspirational
 
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Hardback Editions

September 2017 : USA Hardback
Title: The Road to Paradise: A Vintage National Parks Novel (Shadows of the Wilderness)
Author(s): Karen Barnett
ISBN: 1-4328-3977-2 / 978-1-4328-3977-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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Paperback Editions

June 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Road to Paradise: A Vintage National Parks Novel
Author(s): Karen Barnett
ISBN: 0-7352-8954-9 / 978-0-7352-8954-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: WaterBrook
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Road to Paradise: A Vintage National Parks Novel
Author(s): Karen Barnett
Publisher: WaterBrook
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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