After three standalone novels, Laura Frantz embarks on her first series, The Ballantyne Legacy (Revell) with the release of Love’s Reckoning. “In this sweeping family saga spanning four books, one man’s choices in love and work, in friends and enemies, set the stage for generations to come,” says Laura. Blacksmith Silas Ballantyne plans to complete his apprenticeship in Pennsylvania and move west, but he doesn’t count on the determination of master blacksmith Leige Lee and his two appealing daughters to keep him from the journey.

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2012 issue of FamilyFiction digital magazine. Subscribe for free today!

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About The Author

Laura Frantz is a Christy Award finalist and the ECPA bestselling author of several books, including The Frontiersman's Daughter, Courting Morrow Little, The Colonel's Lady, The Mistress of Tall Acre, A Moonbow Night, and The Ballantyne Legacy series. She lives and writes in a log cabin in the heart of Kentucky.