New Release! Sweet Romance in a rough town.
With the California Gold Rush of 1849, the toughest man in town, Truitt, is ready to face the truth. Putting his fighting career aside, he needs to get out of Hangtown. The unruly mining town named after the night his father was unjustly hung.
But mudslides and Truitt Emerson do not mix. Now he’s stranded with two ladies from back east that his boss expects delivered to Hangtown all in one piece. One lady he would leave behind, the other beauty clutching a silly case, has him looking back to watch her every move.
When Cassidy O’Ryan moved from her Irish Grandparent’s home as a child, her beloved violin became her prized possession. Unwilling to heed her father’s wishes by marrying his business colleague, she promises to travel to the gold rush town of Hangtown to wed her cousin she’s only met as a child. What she didn’t promise was that she wouldn’t trade places with her ladies maid and pursue her love of singing and violin in the new state of California.
The young women had months to plan the switch. It shouldn’t be a problem until her cousin sends Truitt Emerson to pick them up and escort them to Hangtown. Truitt is not only the town boxer, but he’s also her cousin’s bodyguard. The sudden desire to trust in this handsome stranger is unusual.
Until Truitt burns her beloved violin.
Cassidy now has her own fight to find her truth, her freedom in this rough mining town.
Neither Truitt nor Cassidy are prepared for the compelling attraction that’s desperate for an honest future.
Can the truth prevail, or is it too late?
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
Touring the actual mining town and standing in the West's longest continuous hardware store. Open from 1859! Those were some worn hardwood floors!
How Did You Come up With Your Characters?
My hero is based on Ben Napier from HGTV's Hometown. Big, burly, and a great heart. Cassidy (on the cover) is holding an antique violin from my family's history. I play it as well as any 4th grader. Cassidy has real talent, an early River-Dance musician.
Right behind her, another young woman followed clutching a long case of some kind. More nutmeg than red in her hair her features obviously weary, but this astonishing radiant beauty was impossible to miss. Her eyes barely lifted, and her hand extended to reach out for support before her knees buckled, and she tumbled from the wagon height right into his quickened outstretched arms.
“Miss, are you alright.” He held her firm, thankful he’d been watching her.
Julia David is an avid journal writer, best selling Amazon author and serial DIY'er. Married and mother to five, she works with pregnant and parenting teens. Her tag line "escape to an era where true love prevails' was from her own reason for reading stacks of books.
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