1906, San Francisco: On the brink of one of Mother Nature’s cruelest and most destructive tricks, lovers unite as the earth rips apart…
Combine an epic disaster with a scandalous love triangle, and the romantic result is Blossom. Chinatown fortune-cookie maker Blossom Sun is far from having anything she wants. Atop Nob Hill, socialite Clarissa Donohue is close to having everything she ever desired—that is, until her simple request for fortune cookies triggers unexpected shockwaves.
When Clarissa’s unconventional fiancé, silver-fortune heir Brock St. Clair, catches a glimpse of Blossom, his life turns upside down. Discovering how every secret has a price, Blossom faces the ultimate crossroads as San Francisco is leveled.
No one could have predicted how an earthquake, firestorm and the desires of three strong-willed families would test the strength of Blossom, Clarissa and Brock. When everything falls apart, who’ll be together? Who’s going to see tomorrow?
With love at its epicenter, Blossom’s story happens over just five days, offering a heart-wrenching portrait of those who experience both unimaginable endings and new beginnings. It’s sure to change what you know about longing, love and loss…because in extraordinary times, there are no ordinary choices.
A Cinderella story like no other, Blossom will leave you breathless.
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About the Author
Christopher Lentz is the acclaimed author of My Friend Marilyn (historical fiction, 2018) and The Blossom Trilogy (historical romance). His books are about hope, second chances, and outcasts overcoming obstacles. At their core, Lentz’s stories are about how love changes everything. Lentz made his mark as a corporate-marketing executive before becoming a full-time author. He’s kissed the love of his life atop the Eiffel Tower, climbed the Great Wall of China, snorkeled the Great Barrier Reef, and earned a paycheck dressing up as Winnie the Pooh at Disneyland. He lives in a haunted Victorian house and firmly believes that hoarding is okay if your stuff’s cool. Lentz resides in Southern California with his wife and family. Follow him on Twitter @AuthorLentz or Facebook @christopher.lentz.author. For more information, visit christopherlentz.org.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Terrific first effort by a new author. Well developed characters and plot. Nicely paced build up to the earthquake. Highly descriptive portrayal of the all-encompassing disaster. Felt like I was right there in it! Looking forward to the next installation of this compelling story.
“A compelling story of the power of love in the face of an unprecedented disaster; of a man who has to choose between his duty and a love that transcends two cultures. Lentz writes an amazing story that brings the San Francisco earthquake to life—first rate!” —Anne Cleeland, acclaimed author of historical fiction and contemporary mysteries such as Daughter of the God-King