Watching the Water
"Watching the Water" by author Donna G. Morton is Book 1 in the "Heart Tide" series. Book 2, "Seeking the Shore," will release in October 2017. Historical Fiction/Romance paperback. Want a sneak peek? My publisher has uploaded a free and extended preview of my book on BookGrabbr! Click HERE to grab it!
Julianna Sheffield is a rogue wave, one that doesn’t want to land on the shore it seems destined for. It’s 1934 and the currents pushing her include an unscrupulous father determined to keep the family solvent during the Great Depression, a mother suffocated by the bubble of high society, and a greedy fiancé named Leyton, who is proving why his name rhymes with Satan.
Julianna longs to chart a different course. She wants to help the widows, farmers, and polio victims her family forced into the bread lines. She wants to exchange teacups for drinking milk from the jug. And she dreams of a man named Jace McAllister, another rogue wave who wants to love her but fights the seas bringing them together.
Jace also has a heart for those who are Depression-weary, but his method of helping includes retribution. His reasons are his own, but connected to Julianna’s family. For this seemingly doomed couple, moving forward brings on storms of rage, moral dilemmas, and difficult personal growth.
Their love could be the kind that is impossible to live out ... or the kind from which legends are born. The outcome of their journey depends on how carefully they navigate the waters.
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"Watching the Water" is Book 1 in the "Heart Tides" series. The second and final book, "Seeking the Shore" will release nationally in October 2017!
Watching the Water
ISBN 978-1-937084-48-6 (Paperback)
ISBN 978-1-937084-49-3 (eBook)
Family Saga/Historical Fiction/Romance
6 x 9, 300 pages
Publication date: November 22, 2016
Book 1 in The Heart Tide Series.
Book 2 “Seeking the Shore” will release in October 2017
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This author is an amazing writer and storyteller. From the very first page, she captures the reader's mind and heart, creating characters, suspense and mystery that pull you ever closer with each new paragraph.
Best book I've read since 'The Help.' I couldn't put it down!
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