Some gifts are double-edged swords...For Matthew Graham, being given the gift of his former Scottish manor is a dream come true. For his wife, Alex, this gift will force her to undertake a perilous sea journey, leaving most of their extensive family in the Colony of Maryland. Alex is torn apart by this, but staying behind while her husband travels to Scotland is no option. Scotland in 1688 is a divided country, torn between the papist Stuart king and the foreign but Protestant William of Orange. In the Lowlands, popular opinion is with Dutch William, and Matthew's reluctance to openly support him does not endear him to his former friends and neighbours. While Matthew struggles to come to terms with the fact that Scotland of 1688 bears little resemblance to his lovingly conserved memories, Alex is forced to confront unresolved issues from her past, including her overly curious brother-in-law, Luke Graham. And then there's the further complication of the dashing, flamboyant Viscount Dundee, a man who knocks Alex completely off her feet.All the turmoil that accompanies their return to Scotland pales into insignificance when a letter arrives, detailing the calamities threatening their youngest daughter in Maryland - at the hand of that most obnoxious minister, Richard Campbell. Matthew and Alex have no choice but to hasten back, no matter the heartache this causes. Will they make it back in time? And what will Richard Campbell do? 'To Catch a Falling Star' was the Historical Novel Society's Indie Editor's Choice in 2015.
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We are proud to announce that TO CATCH A FALLING STAR by Anna Belfrage is a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. This tells a reader that this book is well worth their time and money!
This was a good addition to a fun series. I love the historical aspect that Anna uses when writing. It is one of the things that has kept me going with this series. This is the last book in the series which is sad to know we won't have any more of Alexandra and Matthew. I did feel as if the author ended the series perfectly. Her writing style keeps me turning the pages long into the night. I felt as if in this story we got to know Alexandra and Matthew even more if that is possible and as an added bonus we got to hear more about Luke's story. I don't know what else I can say about this book other than I highly recommend this entire series as you will not be disappointed.