COMPLETE The Man of the Desert by Grace Livingston Hill - dc

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Post by LikeManyWaters » December 7th, 2019, 10:24 am

The Man of the Desert by Grace Livingston Hill (1865 - 1947).

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Fleeing from an aggressive suitor, Hazel Radcliffe becomes hopelessly lost in the Arizona desert. Exhausted, she falls unconscious from her pony. Soon she is found by John Brownleigh, a handsome missionary who lives nearby. As he cares for her, a strong and true love grows between them. She was raised in luxury, he was raised to serve God. They part knowing very little about each other except for the love they feel. Back home among her family and friends, Hazel makes an important decision. She will do all she can to change, but can she do so before it's too late? Follow her journey of coming closer to the Lord and finding true love in an unlikely place. (LikeManyWaters)
  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/21633
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    Genres for the project: Religious Fiction/Christian Fiction; General Fiction/Published 1900 onward; Westerns

    Keywords that describe the book: romance, western, love, christian, missionary, desert, cowboy, Arizona

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Last edited by LikeManyWaters on July 6th, 2020, 4:50 pm, edited 3 times in total.
April

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” 
– Isaiah 40:31

LikeManyWaters
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Post by LikeManyWaters » December 7th, 2019, 10:27 am

I will probably not start this until January b/c of the holidays & I also want to wrap up two more chapters of narration for my DR.
I've been averaging about a chapter a week, so I expect this will be my rate once I start.
April

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” 
– Isaiah 40:31

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Post by craigdav1 » December 7th, 2019, 1:52 pm

MW coming up.

edit: Let me know if any changes are needed. Sounds like a fun story.

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Post by craigdav1 » December 8th, 2019, 3:40 pm

Moving to Going Solo forum to keep the Launch Pad tidy.

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Post by LikeManyWaters » December 26th, 2019, 8:24 pm

Chapter 1 ready for PL. :) OK, so I couldn't wait till New Years.
April

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” 
– Isaiah 40:31

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Post by craigdav1 » December 27th, 2019, 6:27 am

:clap:

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Post by linny » December 31st, 2019, 10:11 am

April,
I can't DPL but listened to chapter 1. Great start.

You have an extra ‘Grace Livingston Hill’ in the first part of the intro.

"Chapter 1 of The Man of the Desert. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"

Served him right to get thrown off his horse!

I hope you enjoyed your holidays!

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Post by LikeManyWaters » December 31st, 2019, 11:28 am

Thank you. I’ll fix that next time I upload. :)

Yes, I did. Only I’m ready for the mud to dry up. We’ve had a bit of rain. Hope you did too (have a good holiday that is), 🥳 and Happy New Year!
April

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” 
– Isaiah 40:31

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Post by LikeManyWaters » January 1st, 2020, 9:14 am

Fixed Intro in Chapter 1.

Chapter 2 ready for PL.
April

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” 
– Isaiah 40:31

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Post by linny » January 1st, 2020, 11:16 am

Ok, I'm hooked. May I be DPL on this project?

Chapter 1 is spot check PL OK.
Chapter 2 is PL OK.

And the journey begins...

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Post by LikeManyWaters » January 1st, 2020, 11:17 am

Sure thing. Thank you. :clap:
April

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” 
– Isaiah 40:31

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Post by craigdav1 » January 1st, 2020, 11:36 am

linny added as DPL.

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Post by linny » January 1st, 2020, 11:42 am

Thank you, both!

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Post by LikeManyWaters » January 3rd, 2020, 8:11 pm

Got another in this week. Ch 3 ready. Don't worry, they won't always come this fast.

PS - Any sort of constructive criticism or suggestions is always welcome.
April

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” 
– Isaiah 40:31

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Post by linny » January 4th, 2020, 9:29 am

April,
Are you using a different text source than the PG one listed in the first post? This is the first chapter I followed along with and there are definite differences. :hmm:

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