Set in 1918 in the North Carolina Mountains, this is the story of Laurel McAdams and her romance with Jonathan Taylor whose missionary uncle has enticed him to come from England to Laurel’s mountain community to teach at a two-room school. The author, Pepper Basham, is a prolific writer of contemporary and historical romances. She is a mother of five, married to a preacher who started as a music minister. They live in Asheville, North Carolina.
Uhrichsville, Ohio: Barbour Publishing. 2019. 253 pages. Trade paperback.