A Worthy Heart

series: Courage to Dream

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Will Maggie Listen to the Warnings of Those She Trusts Most or the Leadings of Her Heart?

The answer to Maggie Montgomery's dream of seeing America has arrived at just the right time. Not only will she be reunited with her beloved brother Rylan, but she'll finally be able to escape Neill Fitzgerald and his increasingly unwanted attentions. She's intent on never returning to Ireland, hoping to build her future in the land of opportunity and perhaps find the love of her life.

While visiting Irish Meadows, she meets an intriguing man she thinks is a stable hand. Only when her brother demands she stay away from Adam O'Leary does she learn he's Rylan's brother-in-law, recently released from prison. Nonetheless, Maggie can't seem to make her stubborn heart conform to her brother's request.

Adam O'Leary has never felt worthy of his place in the family. Now a free man, Adam's only desire is to earn back his family's trust. Falling in love with the newly arrived Maggie, however, was never in his plans. Despite everyone's efforts to keep them apart, the two develop a bond it seems nothing can break--but they soon discover the past isn't easy to overcome.

Praise for the Courage to Dream series
"The spirited O'Leary clan is well drawn and appealing, ready to band together during times of trouble. Mason's enjoyable read lays the groundwork for the next installment, which promises to be just as strong as the first." Library Journal (starred review)

The Author

  1. Susan Anne Mason

    Susan Anne Mason

    Susan Anne Mason's (www.susanannemason.net) historical novel Irish Meadows won the Fiction from the Heartland contest from the Mid-American Romance Authors Chapter of RWA as well as the Christian Retailer's Choice Award for Debut Novel. A member of...

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"Mason continues her compassionate saga of the family members who live in Irish Meadows....The prodigal son returns to Irish Meadows, the truth is revealed and the audience will be astonished at the new revelations."

RT Book Reviews

"Fans of Irish Meadows will not be disappointed in this follow-up, which renders a skillful mix of tense family drama, historical romance, and memorable characters that will stay with readers. "

Library Journal

"The author transports readers to Long Island, detailing the saga of the O'Leary and Montgomery families. Sometimes acceptance and love seems to depend on worthiness, but their Heavenly Father teaches them about unconditional love."

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