Colin Thorne finds his way out of a London workhouse but at the cost of losing his two younger brothers. With an uncertain future ahead of him, Colin makes seafaring his life until the inexorable pull of revenge draws him back to London. The debt owed to him by the Earl of Weybourne will be paid. Weybourne Park has been Mercedes Leydon's home her entire life. Now serving as the estate's manager and caretaker of her uncle's two children, Mercedes knows the earl's frequent absences are what make Weybourne Park a home. But the earl's gaming has taken its toll and she and her young cousins are faced with losing everything to a devil-of-a-stranger calling in a debt that can't be paid. Casting caution aside, Mercedes will make a new bargain with this devil. If it's her soul he wants—or her body—she will give it to him and stake her own claim on his steadfast heart. AWARDS: USA Today bestselling Author REVIEWS: "Difficult to put down. Ms. Goodman gets better and better." ~Old Book Barn Gazette THE THORNE BROTHERS TRILOGY, in series order: My Steadfast Heart My Reckless Heart With All My Heart
When Kaede arrives at Shirakawa, she learns her sisters have been taken to Lord Fujiwara's house--and soon she too becomes a prisoner there. And neither Takeo nor Kaede know that Takeo's old teacher, Muto Kenji, has grievances and schemes of his own. As Takeo and Kaede face disaster at the hands of their enemies, the forces of nature are also conspiring. Are Takeo's skills of magic and his desire for revenge enough to outwit two armies? And will he and Kaede ever find a peaceful way to live their lives together? 'Blood-splashed combat alternates with contemplative stillness, and the writing is extraordinary. Hearn's trilogy ends as it began, virtually pitchperfect' - Francis Spufford, " Evening Standard"
When David Rathman receives a strange pamphlet through the post, inviting him to join a new golf club in Scotland, little does he realise the import contained within the papers. A lightning strike transports him to a nightmare reality where he finds he is prophesied to save the land from its tyrannical ruler. But how is he to fulfil the prophesy when everything is alien to him?
Jenny, living in the frontier districts of New York and Ohio in the early 1800's, is a bright and unusually inquisitive young girl. Though living in poverty with limited schooling and spiritual guidance, and tough viciously mistreated by a drunken father, quick-minded Jenny becomes an avid reader. Her father's forbidden book holds an overwhelming fascination for her. Will she find the truth, or is she on a dangerous road with no end in sight? Here is a powerful historical novel with style and theme similar to the author's first two in this genre, concerning the early days of Mormonism.