Maggie MacLaren longs to leave her home town—so much so that she must resist her attraction to rugged steelworker Jake O'Neill. When wealthy Andrew Adair walks into Maggie's library, he sweeps her into his world, where her dreams could come true. But his world isn't what she expects.
High above town, reclusive young widow Allison Kimball arrives at her family's mountain resort home to find tucked into her carpetbag a love letter. So begins a series of secret epistles and midnight trysts with a man she's forbidden to love.
Young lovers struggle to make sense of their world, unaware that it will soon come crashing down in the Johnstown Flood of 1889.
An American Hearts Romance: historical romance novels set in Victorian America.
Originally published as Watermarks.
J.L. Jarvis is a left-handed opera singer/teacher/lawyer who writes romance novels. She received her undergraduate training from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a doctorate from the University of Houston. She now lives and writes in New York. For information about upcoming books, sign up for her newsletter at news.jljarvis.com.
Highlander Callum MacDonell battled lowland Covenanters at the service of the King. Now charged with hunting an assassin, his journey will lead not to justice, but to a murderer’s passionate Covenanter sister, Mari McEwan.
Betrayed and abandoned by the man she loved, Mari faces judgment by a tribunal of her people demanding she name the father of her unborn child, or be exiled from her beloved home and family. Sick and trembling, she knows that she must refuse. And yet, if she does so, a cruel fate awaits her.
Book 1 in the Highland Soldiers series, Scottish historical romances set during the turbulent Covenanter times of seventeenth century Scotland.