Image of The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn: A Novel


Image of The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn: A Novel

Benton has created a beautiful character who readers will grow to love in Tamsen, a privileged young woman who handles her struggles with grace and strength. Readers will support and cherish her relationship with the hero as the characters come to trust and care for each other. The setting is an engaging backdrop to the story. All these aspects work together to form a wonderful novel that readers won’t put down until the end.

When Tamsen Littlejohn’s mother is murdered, she escapes with a stranger into the mountains of North Carolina. Jesse Bird falls in love with Tamsen immediately and is willing to do whatever it takes to keep her safe. He doesn’t realize that by doing so he will become a hunted man himself. As those chasing Tamsen close in and Jesse fights to keep her safe, they face danger on all sides. Together, and with the help of loyal family and friends, they struggle to escape their pursuers and find their place in the world. (WATERBROOK, Apr., 400 pp., $14.99)
Reviewed by: 
Sarah Frobisher