Sunday, September 20, 2015

The Mistress of Tall Acre

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--readers find it all in the rich pages of this newest historical novel from the talented pen of Laura Frantz. Her careful historical details immerse the reader in the story world, and her emotional writing and finely tuned characters never cease to enchant fans both old and new.



Review by Blanche Mancuso

This is a great story that is penned in the Colonial area of the United States after the close of the war! Author, Laura Frantz, writes a compelling story of intrigue. I really loved this time period and how the author infused such life into her characters and the story. Which this is a rollicking story that once I started reading the book I could not lay the book down until I came to the dramatic ending. This book is well worth reading and picking up a copy for yourself. The author knew how to keep my attention in her unique way of story telling.

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