Wednesday, April 6, 2011
On My Nightstand - Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz
Much to her dismay, her preacher father befriends a Shawnee chief and his son. Every time they appear, terror fills her heart.
After spending two years with her Aunt Etta in Philadelphia, she returns to Kentucke and her father. He's anxious for her to marry and settle down due his failing health, but she avoids the eligible men. Will she meet someone, who will love her for who she is or submit to a marriage of convenience?
Wow! This story took some turns that made my head spin. I did figure out who the hero would be this time, but it took awhile.
Laura Frantz's characters are sharp and well-defined. There's no overlap. They are unique in every way. Morrow's struggle with forgiveness and fear will resonate with many readers.
For those who love bookcovers, this one is gorgeous. I prefer when real people are used for the cover rather than a drawing, which can seem cartoonish.
This book has it all: romance, danger, setting, and action. I can thank the author for one very late night because I HAD to finish the story. I think you'll find it compelling as well.
Posted by Susan J. Reinhardt at 12:01 AM
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Sounds like a great one!
I bought this book not long ago and am looking forward to reading it. Thanks for the additional info!
I have this one on my TBR - thanx for not giving away the hero ;)
Hi Jess -
I've enjoyed both of Laura's books.
Hi Karen -
This one made it to the top of my TBR pile after reading Laura's first book. :)
Hi Jaime -
I wouldn't reveal the hero. Trying to figure out who it will be is part of the fun.
Bless you, Susan (and Jessica, Karen, and Jaime) for spotlighting Morrow's story here! That means so much. It's encouraging to hear what you liked about the novel (and hope you got a good nap afterward:) Praying your writing is going well and spring is full of blessings. Thank you.
I'll certainly watch for this book. Thanks for the review.
Sounds like another good read! The book cover is gorgeous!
Hi Laura -
Thanks for stopping by and commenting.
Would you be interested in doing an interview?
Hi Kathy -
The time period was also interesting. I think you'd enjoy this book.
Hi Alisa -
Thanks for stopping by. Yes, they did a wonderful job on the cover.
I love a sweet cover, too, but rats!!! The top of your posts always cut off, so I can't see this lady's head.
But, the story sounds great! Thanks for the review,
Oh, thanks for the review. I loved Laura's first book, and this one sounds amazing too. I didn't know it was available--must head over to amazon!
Hi Jen -
I think my header extends into the text area. I'm considering a blog makeover.
Hi Eileen -
Yes, it's available. I think she may even have another book out or about to be launched.
Wow! That's a great compliment - it kept you up late? I'd be thrilled to get a comment like that if I were a novelist.
It is a beautiful cover, Susan.
Hope all is well,
Hi Rhonda -
By the time I finished, I could hardly keep my eyes open. :)
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