The Mistress of Tall Acre

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There can be only one mistress of Tall Acre . . .

The American Revolution is finally over, and Sophie Menzies is starved for good news. When her nearest neighbor, General Seamus Ogilvy, finally comes home to Tall Acre, she hopes it is a sign of better days to come. But the general is now a widower with a small daughter in desperate need of a mother. Nearly destitute, Sophie agrees to marry Seamus and become the mistress of Tall Acre in what seems a safe, sensible arrangement. But when a woman from the general's past returns without warning, the ties that bind this fledgling family together will be strained to the utmost. When all is said and done, who will be the rightful mistress of Tall Acre?

Triumph and tragedy, loyalty and betrayal--you will find it all in the rich pages of this newest novel from the talented pen of Laura Frantz.

Praise for Laura Frantz's Writing

"Laura Frantz surely dances when she writes: the words sweep across the page with a gentle rhythm and a sure step."--Liz Curtis Higgs, New York Times bestselling author of Mine Is the Night

"Her characters pop to life on the page, and her vivid descriptions add realistic historical depth."--Booklist

"Stunning. Heart-wrenching. Breathless."--Julie Lessman, award-winning author of the Daughters of Boston and Winds of Change series

Laura Frantz is a Christy Award finalist and the author of several books, including The Frontiersman's Daughter, Courting Morrow Little, The Colonel's Lady, and the Ballantyne Legacy series. She lives and writes in a log cabin in the heart of Kentucky. Learn more at

The Author

  1. Laura Frantz

    Laura Frantz

    Laura Frantz is a Christy Award winner and the ECPA bestselling author of 15 novels, including The Rose and the Thistle, The Frontiersman's DaughterCourting Morrow Little, The Lacemaker, and A Heart...

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Praise for the Novels of Laura Frantz:

"Treat yourself to Laura Frantz's writings. You'll be glad you did."--Rachel McRae, Shelf Life blog

"Frantz does an outstanding job on the historical details without going over the top and distracting from the plot."--RT Book Reviews on Love's Fortune

"Another beautifully rendered historical tale of two fascinating characters finding love amidst conflict, heartache, and great loss."--Relz Reviews on Love's Awakening