The Colonel's Lady

  • by Laura Frantz
  • Narrated by Laura Jennings
  • 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In 1779, when genteel Virginia spinster Roxanna Rowan arrives at the Kentucky fort commanded by Colonel Cassius McLinn, she finds that her officer father has died. Penniless and destitute, Roxanna is forced to take her father's place as scrivener. Before long, it's clear that the colonel himself is attracted to her. But she soon realizes the colonel has grave secrets of his own - some of which have to do with her father's sudden death. Can she ever truly love him? Listeners will be enchanted by this powerful story of love, faith, and forgiveness from Laura Frantz. Her solid research and deft writing immerse listeners in the world of the early frontier while her realistic characters become intimate friends.

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Inspiring Clean Historical Romance ๐Ÿ’•

Laura Frantz books have become my go-to books when I'm in the mood for a well written historical romance. Her enticing writing style takes you on a journey through history and the vibrant characters and intriguing stories are always a delight. ๐Ÿ˜‡

The Colonel's Lady is a detailed, beautiful, compelling love story of Roxanna and Cassius. This story takes place in Kentucky in 1779 (during the Revolutionary War) and is not only a story of history but of forgiveness, faith, hope, love and resilience. It tugs at your heartstrings and gives subtle reminders of what's important in life. A wonderful journey of forgiveness, life and love.

Laura Jennings narrates beautifully. She is a delight to listen to and definitely added to the enjoyment of this story.

This book is credit worthy to anyone who enjoys clean historical romances that are written with heartfelt characters and has an inspiring story. I highly recommend. ๐Ÿ’

I would like to thank the author, publisher, or narrator for providing me this review copy in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. ๐Ÿ˜Š


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Soldier is mine

If you could sum up The Colonel's Lady in three words, what would they be?

Clean, historically accurate.


Who was your favorite character and why?

Colonel Cassius McLinn, he was dark and troubled, but you knew he had a heart and was willing to share it.


What about Laura Jenningsโ€™s performance did you like?

Laura Jennings was perfect for this story, The voices, the emotion, and the timing were all right,


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

It was much too long to listen to in one sitting, but I do wish I didn't have other books that needed my attention.


Any additional comments?

This was a marvelous book for those that enjoy clean historical romance.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-04-2016
  • Publisher: Books & Such Literary Agency