Saturday, September 13, 2014

Laura Frantz


book cover of 

Love's Fortune 

Sheltered since birth at her Kentucky home, Rowena Ballantyne has heard only whispered rumors of her grandfather Silas's vast fortune and grand manor in Pennsylvania. When her father receives a rare letter summoning him to New Hope, Rowena makes the journey with him and quickly finds herself in a whole new world--filled with family members she's never met, dances she's never learned, and a new side to the father she thought she knew. As she struggles to fit in during their extended stay, she finds a friend in James Sackett, the most valued steamship pilot of the Ballantynes' shipping line. Even with his help, Rowena feels she may never be comfortable in high society. Will she go her own way . . . to her peril?

With her signature attention to historical detail, Laura Frantz brings 1850s Pennsylvania alive with a tender story of loss, love, and loyalty. Fans will cheer for this final installment of the Ballatyne saga.

5 Stars

When a Kentucky girls recieves a mysterious letter, she suddenly finds herself on board of a ship named after her, Rowena. As she makes her way to Pennsylvania, a completely new life awaits her there.

In Pittsburgh she meets with family she has never met before, and her out spoken and stubborn Aunt Andra is one of them. She is ready to change Rowena into a lady ready for society. Rowena never cared about her apperance. Her wardrobe is mismatched and her hair is always carelessly braided. She feels like she will never be able to learn to live up to her Aunt's standards.

When Rowena meets two men in her new circle will she be able to recognize the true love in high society?

A page turning captivating and intriguing, this book is full of adventure and romance.

This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from Revell.

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