When the potato famine of 1845 forced Bridget McKenna to flee her home in Ireland, she came to America to work as a scullery maid on a Virginia plantation. That was four years ago. Now, Bridget dreams of bringing her father and six siblings to join her in America. She also dreams of marrying a God-fearing man, and when she meets the tall, handsome Lance York, it seems her dream might come true. Hes English, however, just like the cruel landlord who oppressed Bridgets family in Ireland. Could there be more to him than she realizes?
A prolific writer, Loree Lough has more than seventy books, sixty short stories, and 2,500 articles in print. Her stories have earned dozens of industry and Readers Choice awards. A frequent guest speaker for writers organizations, book clubs, private and government institutions, corporations, college and high school writing programs, and more, Loree has encouraged thousands with her comedic approach to learned-the-hard-way lessons about the craft and industry. She and her husband, Larry, split their time between a home in the Baltimore suburbs and a cabin in the Allegheny Mountains.