Author: Zina Abbott
Series: Widows Brides Secret Babies #17
Genres: Historical Romance
Date: July 3, 2020
Trusting the acceptable wrong man led to the ruin of her life and self-respect.
Can trusting the unacceptable right man return to her what was lost?
The man who promised to provide and protect left Lorena Mayfield to do the providing and protecting. She went from being the daughter of a respected Little Rock, Arkansas clergyman and widow of a fallen Confederate officer to living a “fate worse than death.” Is there a way to escape the life in which she finds herself trapped and still protect the only person left to her she dearly loves?
Eustace Cantrell lost his Georgia home, his livelihood, and his family during the American Civil War. To make matters worse, he fought for the losing side. First hired as a low-paid stock tender for the Butterfield Overland Despatch stagecoach company, he now has a chance at managing his own station. His dilemma is, Ellsworth Station in Kansas is a home station. It is to be run by a family, not by a single, hardened combat veteran who feels nothing for anyone, least of all himself.
Lorena needs protection from her late husband’s family so she can reclaim her own. Eustace needs restoration of his soul. Can each of them escape their pasts and together find their future?
Rating: Moderate. Mild substance use; mild kissing; non-graphic sexual references; mild (nonsexual) violence or horror.