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❰Download❯ ➵ The Day the Falls Stood Still Author Cathy Marie Buchanan – G-couture.co.uk Tom Cole the grandson of a legendary local hero has inherited an uncanny knack for reading the Niagara River's whims and performing daring feats of rescue at the mighty falls And like the tumultuous mTom Cole the grandson of a legendary local hero has inherited an uncanny knack for reading the Niagara River's whims and performing daring feats of rescue at the mighty falls And like the tumultuous meeting of the cataract's waters with the rocks below a chance encounter between Tom and 17 year old Bess Heath has an explosive effect When they first meet on a trolley platform Bess immediately recognizes the chemistry between them and the feeling is mutual But the hopes of young love are constrained by the 1915 conventions of Niagara Falls Ontario Tom's working class pedigree doesn't suit Bess's family despite their recent fall from grace Sacked from his position at.

A hydroelectric power company Bess's father has taken to drink forcing her mother to take in sewing for the society women who were once her peers Bess pitches in as she pines for Tom but at her young age she's unable to fully realize how drastically her world is about to change Set against the resounding backdrop of the falls Cathy Marie Buchanan's carefully researched capaciously imagined debut novel entwines the romantic trials of a young couple with the historical drama of the exploitation of the river's natural resources The current of the river like that of the human heart is under threat Sometimes it seems like the river is being made into this measly thing.

falls mobile stood kindle still ebok The Day kindle the Falls mobile Day the Falls book The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBIA hydroelectric power company Bess's father has taken to drink forcing her mother to take in sewing for the society women who were once her peers Bess pitches in as she pines for Tom but at her young age she's unable to fully realize how drastically her world is about to change Set against the resounding backdrop of the falls Cathy Marie Buchanan's carefully researched capaciously imagined debut novel entwines the romantic trials of a young couple with the historical drama of the exploitation of the river's natural resources The current of the river like that of the human heart is under threat Sometimes it seems like the river is being made into this measly thing.

10 thoughts on “The Day the Falls Stood Still

  1. Cathy Marie Buchanan Cathy Marie Buchanan says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBIThis is my debut novel Hope you love it On the shelves September 2009 in Canda and the US and February 2010 in the UK and ItalyWhat's is about? Read onSteeped in the intrigu


  2. Cathrine ☯️ Cathrine ☯️ says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBIA love story centered around the early 1900s when men in power were determined to harness the power of the mighty Niagara with hydroelectric power plants Tom Cole has loved the river his entire life but also loves Bess A love which will lead him to compromise his personal beliefs and convictions because the only way he can support his family is by working for the company that is against everything he believes in Bess is also divided in her heart over her need for financial security versus the need to support and believe in what makes her husband the man he is The choices and sacrifices they make will have profound consequences The well researched and supported history is a relevant and interesting storyline in light of these current times when movements are starting up all over the United States to remove dams that seemed like a good idea at the time but exacted great losses to our natural scenic treasures and wildlife


  3. Mmars Mmars says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBI45 rounded up to 5One of the greatest pleasures of reading is to be unexpectedly wrapped up in a book On the flip side there’s the disappointment of over hyped books that do not deliver for the reader There are many books I have not read for fear of such a reaction and then there are these other books that come along less frequently They make me suspend disbelief and wrap me up in another time another life another level of reality Such was my reading experience in this book The characters were a bit too good to


  4. Heather Heather says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBII recieved this book as a review copy from the publicist Started out very interesting but I am putting it away halfway through It was too depressing A suicide girl who's life is spiraling downward and sexual content I didn't want to read The book has an overall sad ton


  5. Robert Blumenthal Robert Blumenthal says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBIThis is the first novel by the author of the wonderful The Painted Girls and it is a lovely one indeed I seem to have developed a literary crush on Cathy Marie Buchanan her novels really sit quite well with me Though this novel is much quieter than her next one it is the simple sort of tale that rivals such works as Brooklyn by Colm Toibin and Someone by Alice McDermott This is not the novel for those that need lots of tension and foreshadowing It flows like the Niagara River on which it is based with a bit less turbulence With the exception of a couple of river rescue scenes there is not a whole lot of excitement in this taleIt takes place from 1915 1923 on the Canadian side of the great falls and I saw it basically as a sort of love story of this wonder of the world Iris is enrolled in a private school The summer of her 17th birthday her world


  6. Pam Pam says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBIWe live in an age where nearly all of our threats are human Nature has no recourse against man made factories bridges levees and weapons We are safe We are secure In the middle north of the country though nestled between the United States and Canada is a reminder that we are human but only human When I was a little kid I fell in love with Gordon Lightfoot’s Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald There is something helplessly beautiful and tragic about the power and majesty evoked by lore surr


  7. Barb Barb says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBII love Niagara Falls every time I visit I am completely awestruck It is an amazing wonder to behold it's literally breath taking If you have never been I would urge you to go I have seen much of the landscape the author describes in this book and I remember some of the folk lore from my many visits My family and I saw Jay Cochrane walk a tightrope to the Skylon Tower in 2005 Niagara Falls has a magic and wonder that is hard to describeI really enjoyed this novel that incorporates so much of the history and folk lore of the Falls I liked the literary references the histor


  8. Tara Chevrestt Tara Chevrestt says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBIThis is a magical well told tale about a young woman named Bess a riverman named Tom and the history of the Niagara Falls Bess meets Tom at the beginning of World War One when her family has fallen on hard times They both reside on the Canadian side of the Niagara Falls in a town being overcome by hydroelectric power plants Bess comes from a family that made its riches from the power plants whereas Tom strongly believes in the beauty of the river and leaving nature untouched This differen


  9. Danielle Lentz Danielle Lentz says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBIGood book with a wonderful and fascinating setting of Niagara Falls on the Canadian side The author carefully intertwines this setting into the story of a young woman Bess her family and husband Tom Cole theriverman The story takes p


  10. Kathrina Kathrina says:

    PDF Cathy Marie Buchanan #180; The Day the Falls Stood Still PDFEPUB #180; The Day #180; falls mobile, stood kindle, still ebok, The Day kindle, the Falls mobile, Day the Falls book, The Day the Falls Stood Still MOBISorry Goodreads author This book struggles in many ways and I'm not going to finish it My biggest issue is the anachronistic dialogue I'd like to read a book about the small but heroic efforts of women making it on their own in 1915 where cooking and sewing are the domestic skills that empower them but it's not enough to keep this novel alive Bess's attraction to Tom is trite and predictable and the historical references feel like slaphazard inserts thrown in after the first draft was written Bess doesn't take us anywhere new nor does Buchanan's writing


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