THE RIVER QUEEN
Morris’ new historical romance series, Water Wheel, is filled with romance, family secrets and mysteries of the mighty Mississippi. Morris has been writing for a long time and never disappoints readers of historical fiction; they’ve come to expect the best from him and get what they want each and every time.
Julienne Ashby has not known anything but wealth, but that all changes when her father dies and leaves the family with nothing. When she discovers a deed to a river boat, she realizes it’s her only hope for helping her family. Dallas Bronte has his own problems. He has wrecked his boat due to his drinking. He needs someone to believe in him and soon is hired by Julienne. They start falling in love, then set out to win a boat race against some of the fastest boats on the river. (B&H, Nov., 352 pp., $14.99)