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In 1772 England, Lady Keturah Banning Tomlinson and her sisters find themselves the heiresses of their father's estates and know they have one option: Go to the West Indies to save what is left of their heritage.

Although it flies against all the conventions for women of the time, they're determined to make their own way in the world. But once they arrive in the Caribbean, proper gender roles are the least of their concerns. On the infamous island of Nevis, the sisters discover the legacy of the legendary sugar barons has vastly declined - and that's just the start of what their eyes are opened to in this unfamiliar world.

Keturah never intends to put herself at the mercy of a man again, but every man on the island seems to be trying to win her hand and, with it, the ownership of her plantation. She could desperately use an ally, but even an unexpected reunion with a childhood friend leaves her questioning his motives.

Set on keeping her family together and saving her father's plantation, can Keturah ever surrender her stubbornness and guarded heart to God and find the healing and love awaiting her?

©2018 Lisa T. Bergren (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved

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Beautiful Story with Strong Characters

In honesty it took me about 20 minutes into the book to get use to the narrator's voice. Once I did, however, I was swept away in this story.

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I love Lisa T Bergren

I love how the author can spin a story. So many Christian books are so gushy romantic that they are disgusting. Lisa T Bergren’s books have just enough romance to add flavor to the whole story.
I liked the narrator mainly. Her Southern accent was a little over the top but I imagine that it’s hard to do a Victorian British accent and a Southern accent from the Carolinas.

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top story

I loved the storline, the accuracy of it, the style of writing and the rendition. I will be looking for more in the series and other stories by this author