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THE RELUCTANT HEIR
Chronicles of the Hudson River Valley Book Two
BY JEAN JACOBSEN
Opportunity. Betrayal. Love.
New York, 1830
After tragedy strikes his family, Liam Granger, once simply considered the spare heir, is given a choice–marry a proper society chit, or travel to America and oversee the family’s holdings. Seeking adventure and opportunity, he chooses to return to the land of his birth. Shortly after arriving, he discovers a devious scheme and is forced to flee Boston for New York. Injured and seeking asylum, Liam meets Erin, the only woman who has ever stirred both his intellect and his passions.
A bloodied, bruised, and hunted man was the last thing hardworking inn keeper Erin Baldwin expected to find in her courtyard. Although circumstances urged her to send Liam packing, the way her beloved dog Jack took to him convinced her to give him sanctuary. She discovers a kindred soul, and is soon fighting a powerful attraction to this impossibly handsome man. As she grows closer she wonders, what are his true intentions?
The discovery of a secret document brings Liam and Erin closer and enables them to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Will they be partners until they reap their rewards, or is their partnership meant to last a lifetime?
The Reluctant Heir is an American historical romance set in New York’s Hudson River Valley in the 1830’s. If you like strong female characters, roguish heroes, and 19th Century adventure tales, you’ll love Jean Jacobsen’s latest novel.
1822 Mt. Pleasant, NY
The river has secrets.
From time to time, she has been known to share.
The cold water of the Hudson River lapped at Samuel Baldwin’s feet as he dug for clams. Piles of driftwood and debris along the shoreline, left by recent storms, made the bubbles of his prey difficult to see. In among the rubble, he spotted an oiled canvas bag. Upon retrieving the heavy bag, he released the bindings and withdrew the contents. To his utter shock, Samuel gazed upon the family Bible of Captain Kidd and one half of a treasure map.
Jean writes American historical romance, sweet with a sprinkle of spice, strong female characters, roguish heroes, and 19th Century adventure tales.
She is a lover of exquisite chocolate, bold coffee, fragrant flowers and amazing food.
When she isn’t writing or cooking you’ll find her enjoying popcorn, movies, and grandchildren.
Jean lives in Colorado with her husband whose motto is “Eat More Pie”.
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