April Simonson hated all men. They were cruel, sinful beasts. Her disfigured face was proof. That is until she met Jerek Brinkley. Then, as the revered Sultana explodes, April falls into the dark, muddy waters of the Mississippi River terrified she'll never see the light of day or the handsome riverboat gambler again.
Jerek Brinkley fought hell and high water to save the northern vixen whoâ€™d won his heart with her cards tricks, only to fear Allan Pinkerton's arrival in Memphis might reveal secrets he's not ready for her to know.
Based on history's greatest maritime disaster, An April to Remember, sprinkled with real facts and events, revives the Sultana, a civil war riverboat whose death toll surpassed the Titanic's, and offers a new twist on what might have happened that fateful night in 1865.
|Publisher:||The Wild Rose Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.78(d)|
About the Author
Lauri Robinson lives in Minnesota where she and her husband spend every spare moment with their three grown sons and their families—spoiling the grandchildren. She’s a member of Romance Writers of America and Northern Lights Writers. Along with volunteering for several organizations, she is a diehard Elvis and NASCAR fan. Her favorite getaway location is along the Canadian Border of Northern Minnesota on the land homesteaded by her great-grandfather.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
April Simonson found it difficult to trust men. She was working on the Sultan when the ship exploded. The death toll was startling. The setting is the Civil War, 1865, Memphis. April's face was disfigured. That did not matter to Jerek when he struggled to save her from the muddy waters of the Mississippi River. Jerek has secrets that he is not ready for April to know. Can she trust him? Is he different from other men that hurt her? Lauri Robinson takes an actual event and uses it not only for the backdrop of this story, but also as a major part in the story with a unique twist. Fans of romantica will enjoy An April to Remember.