In the most turbulent decade of our nation’s history four Southern women—their destinies forged by birth and heritage—face near impossible choices on their journeys in life…and in love.
Set in South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Georgia, these stories take readers on a sweeping journey through the old South and into the homes and hearts of four courageous young women.
In Tamera Alexander’s To Mend a Dream, Savannah Darby longs to reclaim the family home lost to her during the war. If only she can find the box her father hid there before his death. As she works to redecorate her home for a new owner, Savannah finds herself caught up in a battle for her heritage, and for her heart.
Dorothy Love returns to her beloved Pawley’s Island South Carolina, the setting for her popular novel Carolina Gold, this time to tell the story of a politician’s daughter forced into an impossible choice. In A Heart So True, Abigail Clayton longs to wed Dr. Wade Bennett but her father insists she marry her distant cousin, Charles Kittredge. With her wedding looming, Abby is forced to weigh duty to her family against the longings of her heart.
Shelley Gray takes readers to Texas for An Outlaw’s Heart, a story of love and redemption set on the Iron Rail Ranch. Russ Champion returns home after seven years as an outlaw—betrayed by the two most important women in his life. Only time will tell whether he has waited too long to reconcile with his mother…and reclaim the love of the woman he left behind.
Elizabeth Musser, author of The Swan House, returns to her native Georgia for Love Beyond Limits. In the years immediately following the end of the Civil War, the KKK is terrorizing the residents of Wilkes County. Though Emily Derracott loves her childhood friend Thomas McGinnis, she can’t marry someone who does not share her strong views about the freedmen. Besides, Emily secretly loves someone else. But the prospect of becoming his wife is not improbable. It is completely impossible.
“Fabulous storytelling…” Romantic Times Reviews
“Four touching, well-crafted stories…” Library Journal