The Colonel's Lady
- Publisher In 1779, a search for her father brings Roxanna to the Kentucky frontier, but she discovers instead a young colonel, a dark secret, and a compelling reason to stay.
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About "The Colonel's Lady"
In 1779, when genteel Virginia spinster Roxanna Rowan arrives at the Kentucky fort commanded by Colonel Cassius McLinn, she finds that her officer father has died. Penniless and destitute, Roxanna is forced to take her father's place as scrivener. Before long, it's clear that the colonel himself is attracted to her. But she soon realizes the colonel has grave secrets of his own--some of which have to do with her father's sudden death. Can she ever truly love him? Readers will be enchanted by this powerful story of love, faith, and forgiveness from reader favorite Laura Frantz. Her solid research and deft writing immerse readers in the world of the early frontier while her realistic characters become intimate friends.
In 1779, a search for her father brings Roxanna to the Kentucky frontier, but she discovers instead a young colonel, a dark secret, and a compelling reason to stay.
Meet the Author
Laura Frantz credits her 100-year-old grandmother as being the catalyst for her fascination with Kentucky history. Frantz's family followed Daniel Boone into Kentucky in 1792 and settled in Madison County where her family still resides. Frantz is a former schoolteacher and social worker who currently lives in the misty woods of Washington state with her husband and two sons, whom she homeschools.
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I read this novel on recommendation and loved it! Roxy is a character who quickly works her way into your heart and her story is engaging. Whilst genteel she is a woman of grace and true grit. The complicated Colonel Cassius McLinn is just as charming and you'll find yourself willing that their love story has a happy ending. Watch for the twists and turns though!
I will definitely be seeking out more Laura Frantz books now that I have had a taste of her work. I thought this book was fabulous. Set during the 1700s on the Kentucke Frontier, this love story has it all. You can't help but fall a bit in love with Colonol McLinn!