About the Book
In a land fraught with religious strife, they must break the barriers between status and faith to forge a fresh future in a new world… After her Huguenot father is arrested, aristocrat Suzanne Richelieu escapes Versailles. Handsome German peasant, Johan Rousch, risks his life to bring her to the safety of his family’s farm in the Palatinate duchy, but when Suzanne’s brother and the French army arrive with a warning that they plan to burn the area, she and Johan are forced to flee. With no money or options, both become indentured servants in exchange for safe passage to Philadelphia. Suzanne falls gravely ill aboard ship and marries Johan, only to survive with no memory of the wedding—a reality made worse when Johan spots the “priest” who married them working as a surveyor and later in Quaker cleric garb. Are their wedding vows valid? When Suzanne's former fiancé arrives in port, planning to abduct her, Johan must save her again—but can he do so before Suzanne is lost to him forever?
About the Author
Former “Yooper” Carrie Fancett Pagels writes Christian historical romances about overcoming. She grew up in Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where many of her stories are set. Possessed with an overactive imagination, that wasn't "cured" by twenty-five years as a psychologist, she loves bringing characters to life. Carrie and her family reside in Virginia’s Historic Triangle, which is perfect for her fascination with history. Carrie enjoys reading, traveling, baking, and beading—but not all at the same time!
Carrie Fancett Pagels Saving the Marquise’s Granddaughter is an exciting and suspenseful new historical romance novel that readers are going to want to miss. As an avid fan and reader of Carrie’s books, I am going to have to say this is probably my favorite novel yet! This fresh historic novel is filled with wonderful characters, as well as delightful twists and turns that will keep readers wondering what will happen next. Carrie has written a lovely and captivating story that will keep readers engaged throughout the entire novel! I would recommend this novel to readers that enjoy historical, romance, suspense novels.
Genre: historical, romance, suspense
Publisher: Pelican Book Group
Publication date: July 1, 2016
Number of pages: 346
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this book was provided by Pagels' Pals.
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