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Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Emily Walsh

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless
By: Sherry A. Burton
My Rating: 4 of 5 stars

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton was just as good as the first book and kept me reading.

The second book in this fresh original series once again takes us back to a time long gone, and on an adventure that is both heart breaking, nerve wrecking and touching. I fell right into the easy writing style and the details of the era that this book takes place in. You can tell care and research went into making this book not only engaging and picturesque but, it makes this book a portal that hooked you, puling you in, making you almost apart of this story.

Overall this book is worth your time and energy. As this is part of a series, I highly suggest reading the first book, as you will miss backstory, and important details that will make this book confusing otherwise. So please take my super high recommendation and my golden stamp of approval, that you will not be able to put this series, nor this book down.

Happy Reading

-Review by @eawalsh

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Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Dawn Daughenbaugh

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless by Sherry A. Burton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Star
Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton is a historical fiction book that once I started reading I couldn’t put it down. I highly recommend reading the first book in this series if you haven’t already. I felt like I was on a emotional rollercoaster ride with my emotions all over the place. Some parts broke my heart while others warmed it. Tobias was born into a abusive family and found himself out on the streets at a young age. He did what he had to do to survive,soon found himself caught up in The Purple Gang. Along the way he meets Mileta. Then there is Cindy and her mother who are continuing there journey through the journals that were hidden in the attic. Find out what happens next in this must read book. I can’t wait to read more from this Author.

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Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Rhonda Pulk.

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless by Sherry A. Burton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Shameless (The Orphan Train Series Book 2)
Sherry A.Burton
5 out of 5 stars

I am not usually an avid reader of historical fiction, but this book kept me on the edge of my seat. My heart broke for Tobias and the life he was forced to live. This story describes the harsh reality that is faced by more children than we may realize.
Ms. Burton has again led us into an exciting and emotional journey. If you haven’t read this series, I strongly recommend it! Grab your copy today!

Review by Rhonda Pulk.
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Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Jana Teppih

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless by Sherry A. Burton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Shameless is the second book in Sherry A. Burton’s series called The Orphan Train Saga. The writer has promised us 18 stories and if we can go by the first 2, we will have one heck of a ride! If you do not know much about the infamous Orphan Trains and placements of orphans, you will have an opportunity to learn about a chapter in America’s history!
The writer gives us an emotional story that leaves no eye dry – I had to put the book down so many times, I was afraid to continue reading as I knew what would happen next, what was the ultimate outcome but again and again, I picked it up to continue the journey that was the life of Tobias who we met in the first book – from the moments we met him when he was four and his sister teaching him to steal to the last breath he took …I still get tears in my eyes when writing this review …
The writer has masterfully mixed history with drama and fact and fiction and even when you know that these characters are not “real”, they are real and you are forced to feel and ponder our humanity and what price might one asked to pay …

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Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Michelle Austin

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless by Sherry A. Burton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Shameless was a good 4 star read and book two in The Orphan Train Saga series. This is an emotional read that will pull you right in. We continue with the story of the Orphan Train with Tobias’s story.

We start with Cindy and her mother finding all the journals and the keys for the boxes. As she and her mother start to read the journals, their relationship starts to change.

We meet Tobias in the first book and we get his story in this one. He has quickly learned how to survive on the streets and ends up joining a gang.When he sees Mileta he is quickly drawn to her and has the need to protect her.

Overall this is a good read and I really enjoyed this story.
This series has introduced me to the Orphan Train and I have done some research to learn more. It was such a sad thing and how these children were treated. I highly suggest you read book one in the series before this one, it will help you connect better with the characters and story. I look forward to reading more from this author and series.

Reviewed by @mab54615
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Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Erica Fish

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless by Sherry A. Burton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Shameless is the second book in the Orphan Train Saga books by Sherry A Burton. The story is a continuation of Cindy and her mother looking through her Grandmother’s secrets in her journal. We also get the story of Tobias (aka Mouse) and his life as an orphan and being apart of a gang. It is refreshing reading this story as it has some real historical markers with in the story. Sherry A Burton did an amazing job with keeping this story fresh and interesting.I love the roller coaster ride that this story took me on. I cannot wait to see what Sherry A Burton writes next.

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Erin Wolf

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless by Sherry A. Burton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I give Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton, 5 stars.
*This review may contain spoilers from book 1.*

The story of the Orphan Train continues, this time we experience the story of Tobias, aka Mouse. At a very young age, he is left to fend for himself in the streets of early 1900s New York. He quickly learns the best ways for him to survive, and uses his wits and clever tongue to get what he needs. He learns never to trust anyone, and that having a heart will just mean it will be broken. Then he catches a glimpse of Mileta before she even knows he exists. He swears to do everything he can to protect her while at the same time staying alive and thriving in his gang. In the present day, Cindy’s relationship with her mother seems to be changing as they read these journals. They are affected in ways they never thought possible by something happening so long ago.

If you have read book 1, which I highly recommend since you will understand more, we have met Mouse, but we didn’t know his backstory or his side of things. This book tells you all of that, whether you want to know or not. I admit, in the first book I was more interested in the past story than the one of Cindy. This book blends the two together nicely as you learn more and I was as anxious to read about the present day as well as the past. You are pulled into both stories and the author rips your feelings right out from you with her superb storytelling.

If you like stories that take you into the past as well as present day, this book and series is for you.

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Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Jenni Bishop

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless by Sherry A. Burton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton is a continuation of the first book but is the telling of another of the characters. This tale is just as sad and made worse by the fact that there is truth behind the fiction. The history behind the Orphan Train is sad as it is fascinating. Whilst the characters are not real the children and their lives is very much so. Sherry has done a great job of incorporating it into a story that needed to be told.

Tobias, is only 5 years old when he was thrust into a strange and desolate lifestyle and had to endure hardships that only one can guess at. It is a story of his life and what made him, him. It is a story of abuse and suffering, neglect and sadness, fear and famish.

Just to warn you emotions run high when reading this story but it is not one that should be missed. Even in the darkness of life there can be some good.

Reviewed by @jennadb

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Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Mirela Ruiz

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless by Sherry A. Burton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Shameless by Sherry Burton was a great extension of the first Orphan Train Saga. I would give this book a five out of five stars. I truly enjoy this series, there is something wonderful about Cindy and Linda reliving all of these stories. I did not know if I would be ready for Tobias’s story when the book started but I found myself hanging onto every word. I had a lot of the same thoughts that Cindy and Linda had as I was reading. The story flows really well and is easy to follow, the hard part is just dealing with the situations. I cannot wait to read the rest of the stories.

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Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton – Review by Tausha Treadway

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2)Shameless by Sherry A. Burton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Shameless (The Orphan Train Saga Book 2) by Sherry A. Burton. I love these books! Each one leaves me wanting to read more. This is the second book in the series and these should be read in order. Its the continuing story of Cindy & her mom finding out that their grandmother/mother was an orphan on the infamous Orphan Trains. The Orphan Trains were used to take orphans and unwanted children West to people that wanted children. They have found tons of journals in the grandmother’s attic. This is Tobias aka Mouse’s story. We first met Tobias in the first book and he was not a person I wanted to read more about but this book explains why he’s so hard. He was a young orphan living on the streets of NYC learning to lie, cheat and steal to survive. He finds himself on the Train West but once he gets there it doesn’t work out and he’s sent back to NYC. He does really well this time around and becomes smarter in the ways of the streets until he sees MIleta aka Mildred. He’s obsessed with her and somehow ends up on another Train headed West and ends up in a very crime ridden gang called the Purple Gang Society. I loved reading about Tobias and actually liked his story even more than Mileta’s! I can’t wait for the next heartbreaking story. These are some of the best books I’ve read this year!

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