Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday | Love's Awakening

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is ... 

Love's Awakening by Laura Frantz
Revell Books | September 1, 2013

About the Book
Ellie Ballantyne, youngest child of Silas and Eden, has left finishing school. But back at her family home in Pittsburgh, Ellie finds that her parents are away on a long trip and her siblings don't seem to want her to stay. When she opens a day school for young ladies, she begins tutoring the incorrigible daughter of the enemy Turlock clan. The Turlocks are slaveholders and whiskey magnates, envious of the powerful Ballantynes and suspicious of their abolitionist leanings. As Ellie becomes increasingly tangled with the Turlocks, she finds herself falling in love with an impossible future--and Jack Turlock, a young man striving to free himself from his family's violent legacy. How can she betray her family and side with the enemy? And will Jack ever allow her into his world?

Masterful storyteller Laura Frantz continues to unfold the stirring saga of the Ballantyne family in this majestic tale of love, loyalty, and the makings of a legacy. With rich descriptions of the people who settled and civilized a wild landscape, Frantz weaves a tapestry of characters and places that stick with the reader long after they turn the last page.

Why I Can't Wait to Read It
Laura Frantz is a phenomenal story-teller. I've loved every book she's written. The first book in this series was REALLY good, and I'm excited to see how she will continue this family saga. Plus, it doesn't hurt that I've seen several bloggy friends tweeting about their e-galley this week!

1 comment:

  1. I can't wait for Love's Awakening, either! Laura Frantz tells mesmerizing stories.

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