About the Book
How can a meek wallflower help a returning war hero whose dreams are plunged into darkness?
Mary Bloomfield has no illusions. Her chances for matrimony have long since passed her by. Still, her circumstances are pleasant enough, especially now that she has found purpose in assisting her father with his medical practice in England's beautiful Lake District. Even without love, it's a peaceful life.
That is until Adam Edgerton returns to the sleepy district. This decorated war hero did not arrive home to acclaim and rest, but to a new battle against the repercussions of an insidious disease. Mary's caring nature cannot stand to see someone suffer--but how can she help this man see any brightness in his future when he's plunged into melancholic darkness, his dreams laid waste by his condition?
Adam wants no charity, but he's also no coward. If this gentle woman can work hard, how can he do less? Together they struggle to find a way forward for him. Frustration and antipathy slowly develop into friendship and esteem. Then a summer storm atop a mountain peak leads to scandal--and both Mary and Adam must search the depths of their closed hearts for answers if they hope to find any future path with happiness at its end.
Best-selling author Carolyn Miller is back with a fresh series that will not only thrill readers eager for more of her work, but bring in new fans looking for beautiful writing, fascinating research, deftly woven love stories, and real faith lived out in the Regency period.
About the Author
Carolyn Miller is an inspirational romance author who lives in the beautiful Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, with her husband and four children.
A longtime lover of romance, especially that of Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer’s Regency era, Carolyn holds a BA in English literature and loves drawing readers into fictional worlds that show the truth of God’s grace in our lives. She enjoys music, films, gardens, art, travel, and food.
Miller’s novels have won a number of RWA and ACFW contests. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and Australasian Christian Writers.
arolyn Miller has written a Regency Romance that readers will absolutely adore. This story is of a Mary, a woman everyone assumes is more than happy to be a spinster and doesn’t want to be a wife and mother. But more than anything, Mary just wants to be accepted as herself. This makes her easy to relate to, because who doesn’t want to be accepted as themselves. And then there is Adam, he’s a war hero who has inherited his father’s farm. But due to a debilitating war injury, he is struggling to deal with life. This beautiful story brings these two struggling characters together and they form a friendship and eventually a sweet romance. And entwined in it all, this story shows their faith in God that life will work out. This story will warm the hearts of readers, causing them to fall in love with the easily relatable characters and root for them as they lean on God and figure out how to move forward in life. A wonderful Regency romance that readers will adore.
Genre: historical, romance, regency
Publication date: May 18, 2021
Number of pages: 320
Other books in the series:
2-Midnight’s Budding Morrow (coming 2022)
3-Dawn’s Untrodden Green (coming 2023)
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