Love’s Fortune, by Laura Frantz, is the third book in The Ballantyne Legacy series. This book focuses on Rowena “Wren” Ballentyne. Wren grew up in Cane Run, Kentucky, not really knowing her Ballantyne family who lives in Pittsburgh. When she goes to Pittsburgh, it is a completely different environment than where she grew up. Soon, romance is growing between her and James Sackett, the pilot of the steamship she travelled on to get to her family in Pittsburgh. Although they have feelings for one another, James believes they must not act on their feelings because of his abolitionist activities.
Although I read the first two books in this series, I think this book can be read as a stand-alone. It’s easy enough to understand what is going on, but I would definitely recommend reading the first two books. All of these books are written so realistic. It was hard for me to put this book down. Even though it’s not the shortest book, I read it in only a few sittings. I cannot wait to read future books by Laura Frantz.
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