She must choose between her family’s fortune and her heart’s desire.
As the Gilded Age comes to a close, Elena Bissette’s once-wealthy family has nearly lost its fortune. The Bissettes still own a home on fashionable Mackinac Island, where they will spend one last summer in the hope of introducing Elena to a wealthy suitor. But Elena is repulsed by the idea of marrying for money. Quickly tiring of the extravagant balls, she spends most evenings escaping back into Mackinac’s rugged forest. There she meets Chase, a handsome laborer who shares her love for the night sky. The two begin to meet in secret at an abandoned lighthouse, where they work together to solve a mystery hidden in the pages of a tattered diary.
As Elena falls in love with Chase, her mother relentlessly contrives to introduce her to Chester Darrington, the island’s most eligible bachelor. Marriage to the elusive millionaire would solve the Bissettes’ financial woes, and Elena is torn between duty and love.
About the Author:
Melanie Dobson is the award-winning author of eleven novels, including seven historical romances for Summerside Press. In 2010, Melanie won ACFW Carol Awards for Love Finds You in Homestead, Iowa and The Silent Order. Also in 2010, Love Finds You in Liberty, Indiana was chosen as the Best Book of Indiana (fiction). Melanie is the former corporate publicity manager at Focus on the Family, and she worked in public relations for fifteen years before she began writing fiction full-time. Born and raised in the Midwest, she has lived all over America and now resides with her husband and two daughters near Portland, Oregon. www.melaniedobson.com
Love Finds You in Mackinac Island is a historical romance set in the gilded age in Michigan and has as much charm as the little island itself. This book really made me want to see the island and stay there for away. Just sounds like such a fun and beautiful little island to getaway to with a good book. While this is a fun beach read type of book personally it lacked the depth that other novels have. It is great for that person looking for a simple book to get their mind of of the world and does have a certain charm about it. This is the second book I have read from Melanie Dobson, Refuge of Crescent Hill being the other, and I know that I will look forward to reading more from her in the future.
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