by Laura Frantz (Goodreads Author)
The American Revolution is finally over, and Sophie Menzies is starved for good news. When her neares…more
The American Revolution is finally over, and Sophie Menzies is starved for good news. When her nearest neighbor, General Seamus Ogilvy, finally comes home to Tall Acre, she hopes it is a sign of better days to come. But the general is now a widower with a small daughter in desperate need of a mother. Nearly destitute, Sophie agrees to marry Seamus and become the mistress of Tall Acre in what seems a safe, sensible arrangement. But when a woman from the general’s past returns without warning, the ties that bind this fledgling family together will be strained to the utmost. When all is said and done, who will be the rightful mistress of Tall Acre?
Triumph and tragedy, loyalty and betrayal—you will find it all in the rich pages of this newest novel from the talented pen of Laura Frantz.
Praise for Laura Frantz’s Writing
“Laura Frantz surely dances when she writes: the words sweep across the page with a gentle rhythm and a sure step.”—Liz Curtis Higgs, New York Times bestselling author of Mine Is the Night
“Her characters pop to life on the page, and her vivid descriptions add realistic historical depth.”—Booklist
“Stunning. Heart-wrenching. Breathless.”—Julie Lessman, award-winning author of the Daughters of Boston and Winds of Change series [close]
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Giveaway dates: Aug 08 - Sep 08, 2015
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by Alison Morton (Goodreads Author)
"Pure enjoyment! A clever, complex plot set in the beguilingly conv…more
"Pure enjoyment! A clever, complex plot set in the beguilingly convincing fictional country of Roma Nova. Scenes and characters are sometimes so vividly described that I felt I was watching a movie." - Sue Cook
Captain Carina Mitela of the Praetorian Guard Special Forces is in trouble – one colleague has tried to kill her and another has set a trap to incriminate her in a conspiracy to topple the government of Roma Nova.
Founded sixteen hundred years ago by Roman dissidents and ruled by women, Roma Nova barely survived a devastating coup d’état thirty years ago. Carina swears to prevent a repeat and not merely for love of country.
Seeking help from a not quite legal old friend could wreck her marriage to the enigmatic Conrad. Once proscribed and operating illegally, she risks being terminated by both security services and conspirators. As she struggles to overcome the desperate odds and save her beloved Roma Nova and her own life, she faces the ultimate betrayal…
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by Angela N. Blount (Goodreads Author)
Eighteen-year-old Angeli doesn't "fit in." She's never been on a single date, an…more
Eighteen-year-old Angeli doesn't "fit in." She's never been on a single date, and she lives vicariously through an online world of storytelling. With the pressures of choosing a practical future path bearing down, she needs a drastic change. Too old to run away from home, she opts instead to embark on a solo 2-month road trip. But her freedom is tempered by loneliness - and anxiety tests her resolve as she comes face-to-face with her quirky internet friends.
Aside from contracting mono and repeatedly getting herself lost, Angeli's adventure is mired by more unforeseen glitches - like being detained by Canadian authorities, and a near-death experience at the hands of an overzealous amateur wrestler. Her odyssey is complicated further when she unwittingly earns the affections of two young men. One a privileged martial artist; the other a talented techie with a colorful past.
Bewildered by the emotions they stir, Angeli spurns the idea of a doomed long-distance relationship. But she is unprepared for the determination of her hopeful suitors. In the wake of her refusal, one man will betray her, and the other will prove himself worthy of a place in her future.
Angeli sets off in search of a better understanding of herself, the world, and her place in it. What she finds is an impractical love, with the potential to restore her faith in happy endings.
A true story with an unapologetically honest outlook on life, love, faith, and adventure - Once Upon A Road Trip is a coming-of-age memoir.
*An unusual true account, written largely in 3rd person.
*Book Club questions included at the back of the book.
*Recommended for ages 13 and up. [close]
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