A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE
Who says a woman can’t do a man’s job?
up or shut up! Complaining about Bethlehem Springs' dissolute mayoral
candidate, Gwen Arlington is challenged to take on the role herself.
For seven years, she’s carved out an independent life in the bustling
mountain town of Bethlehem Springs, Idaho, teaching piano and writing
for the local newspaper. But now she’s a single woman running for mayor
— and in 1915 this decision is bound to stir up trouble.
McKinley is fed up with the delays that hinder the construction of New
Hope Health Spa, a place where both rich and poor can come for rest and
healing. New to the area, he has determined that serving as mayor would
help him push through his agenda for progress.
and Morgan each want to prove they are the most qualified candidate,
not only to voters but to each other, and so sparks fly as the two
campaign. Although Morgan has learned to guard his heart as fiercely as
Gwen guards her independence, could they learn to be allies instead of
first book in the Sisters of Bethlehem Springs Series provides
intriguing insights into how women challenged convention and shaped
America in the early twentieth century.
Robin Lee Hatcher
is the best-selling author of over sixty books. Her well-drawn
characters and heartwarming stories of faith, courage, and love have
earned her both critical acclaim and the devotion of readers. Her numerous awards
including the 2000 Christy Award for Excellence in Christian Fiction,
the 1999 and 2001 RITA Awards for Best Inspirational Romance, Romantic
Times Career Achievement Awards for Americana Romance and for
Inspirational Fiction, and the 2001 RWA Lifetime Achievement Award. Catching Katie was named one of the Best Books of 2004 by the Library Journal.
began her writing career in the general market, writing mass market
romances for Leisure Books, HarperPaperbacks, Avon Books, and
Silhouette. In 1997, after several years of heart preparation, Robin
accepted God's call to write stories of faith and hasn't looked back
since. She has written both contemporary women's fiction and historical
romances for CBA publishers, and in 2009 her 60th book, A Vote of Confidence,
was released, launching a new series (The Sisters of Bethlehem Springs)
that looks at the question, "Who says a woman can't do a man's job?"
The setting is Idaho during the WWI era.
being with her family, spending time in the beautiful Idaho outdoors,
reading books that make her cry, and watching romantic movies. She is
passionate about the theater, and several nights every summer, she can
be found at the outdoor amphitheater of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival,
enjoying Shakespeare under the stars. She makes her home on the
outskirts of Boise, sharing it with Poppet the high-maintenance
A Note from Robin: