Love's Reckoning by Laura Frantz
This is the first of Laura's book series called
The Ballantyne Legacy
Silas Ballantyne is a blacksmith apprentice. He finds himself finishing his apprenticeship with Liege Lee, a man that could not keep any apprentices for long.
All Silas wants is to finish his time and move west to begin the life he has always dreamed of.
Liege Lee, has other ideas for his apprentice. He has two daughter's.. which he wants to marry one off to Silas.. keeping with the tradition of apprentice marrying the Master's daughter.
Eden Lee is a sweet, gentle young lady. She is nothing like her oldest sister Elspeth. Elspeth is ready to "conquer" Silas and make him hers... Eden on the other hand already has plans for her future .. and marriage is not in those plans.
This book takes many turns, unraveling the secrets that have entwined all the lives of the Lee family and their neighbors.
Love's Reckoning is a great story...
It starts with a bang!
I can't wait for book two...