By the time John Carson returned from fighting in the American Revolution, the woman he pledged to marry discovered her first husband was still alive and went back to South Carolina. So John set his heart on claiming a homestead west of the Mountains. It was in the Kentucky Territory that the delightful Quaker, Polly Lewis, captivated his heart and to her he also gave his pledge. But when he returned to Virginia, Hester was back -- truly widowed this time and just as beautiful as he remembered.
Which pledge would he break?
Search Terms: early American, Young adult, family saga, Revolutionary War
Marti Talbott lives in Seattle and has written several full length novels, including Seattle Quake 9.2, The Promise, Broken Pledge and Suspects. She began writing the Highlander Series in August of 2009. The first five books are a collection of 20 short stories followed by Betrothed, The Golden Sword, Abducted, A time of Madness, Triplets, Secrets and The Other Side of the River. Follow the MacGreagor Clan into Colorado's early 20th century in her new Marblestone Mansion series. To be notified when new books are available, visit www.martitalbott.com
This historical romance is suitable for young adults ages 14 and up
For twelve long years, Jonathan thought of nothing but his promise to find Colleen, but finding
her was the easy part - getting her to fall in love with him proved far more
Marti Talbott's books are suitable for ages 14 - 96.
They knew -- they just didn't believe it could happen to them.
(This book is dedicated to Ham Radio Operators all over the world who open the lines of communication after a disaster. Although it was written over 20 years ago and the technology may be a little out of date, this book still honors their hard, behind the scenes work.)
Search Terms: women's fiction, contemporary, woman sleuth, tsunami, earthquake, suspense, disaster
What drew the Jackie Harlan Detective Agency to the fascinating trial in Portland, Oregon was the hope of finding a child that had been missing for years. hired him to kill their mother.
Search Terms: courtroom drama, detective, crime, missing child, murder, hit man