Laura Frantz is one of my favorite authors. I credit my reading of her debut novel, The Frontiersman’s Daughter, for rejuvenating my efforts to pursue my life-long dream of writing novels. She is a gifted writer and also a warm and friendly person.

Following is my review of one of her more recent books, A Moonbow Night.

Laura Frantz never ceases to amaze me with her authentic tone and voice in writing. Her knowledge of the late eighteenth century is outstanding, and her flare for detail captures the essence of the times. Her authentic word choices make for a slower read and demand readers to savor each page instead of rushing through the story.

While I admit it took me a bit to warm to lead characters, Tempe and Sion, as the story progressed, I grew to love their tenacity, grit, and growing affection for each other.

The latter portion of the book was truly the best, the most captivating part of the story being the journey to Boonesborough and the interaction with the Daniel Boone family. I loved the connection Tempe had with them.

Filled with rich history and adventure, this finely written tale is one historical romance lovers will likely wish to add to their bookshelves or Kindle.

Have you read any of Laura Frantz’ books? If so, which is your favorite?

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