Meet Isabella Garcia from Tracie Peterson’s Beyond the Desert Sands – Novel PASTimes


Welcome to Novel PASTimes! We’re happy you stopped by right this moment.

Inform us one thing about the place you reside. 

I dwell within the excessive desert space of the San Mateo Mountains south of Albuquerque, once I’m not sharing a house with my nice aunt in California. That’s the place I actually need to be greater than another place. I grew up in California earlier than my father compelled us to maneuver to New Mexico.

Is there something particular about your title? Why do you suppose you got that title?

My creator tells me that my title was given as a reward to considered one of her devoted readers whose title is Isabella Garcia Bailey.

Do you may have an occupation? What do you want or dislike about your work? 

Oh, pricey no. I’m the daughter of rich landowners. My household could be traced again to the previous households of Spain, so I don’t maintain an occupation, however relatively have discovered to handle a rancho.

Who’re the particular folks in your life? 

Till not too long ago my Aunt Josephina (my father’s sister) was the main target of my life, together with Diego Morales whom I plan to marry. Nevertheless, that irritating Aaron Bailey received’t appear to let nicely sufficient alone.  My mom and father are after all pricey to me, however they don’t perceive my wishes for all times.

What’s your coronary heart’s deepest need?  

To dwell in California on the household’s rancho and throw fantastic events as we did within the previous days. I need to step again in time to have what we as soon as had.

What are you most afraid of?  

That my coronary heart’s need won’t ever be out there to me.

Do you may have a cherished possession?  

 I as soon as had a horse I cherished. Nevertheless, I’ve discovered over time that issues are temporal and the land is what stays. 

What do you anticipate the long run will maintain for you?  

I hope to be married to Diego Morales and have a household collectively in California.  However once more, that pesky Aaron Bailey doesn’t suppose Diego is an trustworthy man.  He thinks it’s his place to protect and shield me from Diego.  Silly man.

What have you ever discovered about your self in the midst of your story? 

That I’m fairly opinionated and headstrong. I’m a lady of means and intelligence and I do know that I can work out all of the solutions if I’m given an opportunity. This makes some folks consider me to be uncaring or harsh, however that isn’t the reality. I care very a lot about seeing the world set in a manner that may make sense to me and produce happiness to these round me.

Is there anything you’d like folks to learn about you? 

Properly, I don’t know that I would like folks to know that I’m additionally a really damaged girl—lady actually. There was a variety of ache in my life, and now as I be taught the secrets and techniques which have taken me past the desert sands, I understand that extra coronary heart break is headed my manner.  Aaron says that solely God will get me by means of. My mom says the identical.  I want I knew for certain that was true. I suppose in time I’ll.

Thanks for permitting us to get know you a little bit higher!


Twenty-five-year-old Isabella Garcia has spent the final seven years
residing in opulence at her aunt’s California house. The very last thing she
desires to do is have fun Christmas along with her mother and father within the small
silver-mining city of Silver Veil. Not solely will she have to go away
her good-looking beau, Diego Morales, however she has to journey along with her
previous rival, Aaron Bailey—a Santa Fe Railroad businessman who
considers her each infantile and egocentric.

When Isabella lastly arrives in Silver Veil, she is shocked by how
a lot the city has grown in her absence. However she can also be shocked to
see how a lot her father’s well being has declined. When Diego exhibits
up unexpectedly with information of her aunt’s demise, Isabella is confronted
with some-life altering choices. However hassle is brewing.
Isabella should decide who she will really depend on in addition to
reconcile who she’s turn into with who she’s meant to be—even when it
prices her all the things.


Tracie Peterson is the award-winning creator of over 100 novels, each historic and modern. Her avid analysis resonates in her many bestselling collection. Tracie and her household make their house in
Montana. Go to traciepeterson.com to be taught extra.



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