Written by Laura Frantz

Narrated by Aimee Lilly

11 hours, 50 minutes

Released 7/5/2018

Historical Fiction/Romance

Bethany House



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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 - listeners can find it all in the rich audio presentation of this newest historical novel from the talented pen of Laura Frantz. Her careful historical details immerse the listener in the story's world, and her emotional writing and finely tuned characters never cease to enchant fans both old and new.


Award-winning, bestselling author Laura Frantz is passionate about all things historical, particularly the 18th-century, and writes her manuscripts in longhand first. Her stories often incorporate Scottish themes that reflect her family heritage. She is a direct descendant of George Hume, Wedderburn Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland, who was exiled to the American colonies for his role in the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715, settled in Virginia, and is credited with teaching George Washington surveying in the years 1748-1750. Frantz lives and writes in a log cabin in the heart of Kentucky.


Aimee Lilly has been a voice actor for over 25 years, with experience ranging from radio drama and video VO to nearly 200 audiobooks in a wide variety of genres. She’s one of five readers for the new Immerse: The Bible Experience recording of the New Living Translation.Aimee received an Earphones Award for Kelly Eileen Hake’s Trails & Targets, and an Audie Award nomination for Gracia Burnham’s In the Presence of My Enemies.

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