About “Saving Susannah Jones”
In the still of a cool Colorado evening, the Circle J Ranch house burns to the ground, leaving Susannah Jones and her two brothers orphaned and homeless. Embittered by the tragedy, Susannah’s older brother grows increasingly cruel, leading Susannah to make the difficult choice to leave the last of her family behind to forge a new life for herself. It is the kindness of Dr. Kate, the woman physician in town, as well as a chance meeting with a rugged homesteader that give Susannah the strength she needs to escape.
When Joseph Iverson encounters the harassed young woman on his land one day, he has no thought but to provide the assistance she so clearly needs. Overcoming his shyness, he takes Susannah under his wing and agrees to a marriage of convenience to liberate her from her brother. As the pair works side by side, their mutual admiration deepens. But their happy existence is threatened all soon by a series of “accidents” on the farm. With danger looming ever closer, Susannah and Joseph must discover who is bent on their destruction before the life and marriage they’ve built together goes up in flames.
About the Author
Carolyn Twede Frank lives in Kaysville, Utah with her husband and teenage daughter, her other four children, having fled the nest, still live close by. In 1994, she incorporated her basement sewing business, eventually moving it into a warehouse, hiring more people, and developing her unique line of puppets and educational curriculums into a full-fledged, international business. She sold the main arm of her business in 2009, retaining a small portion to bring in income while she pursued her writing career. She has been writing seriously since 2006.
This is the love story of Susannah and Joseph who come from very different worlds, yet their hearts are drawn to each other. After Susannah lost her home, she found herself in a dangerous situation with her brother that led her to hide out. Joseph Iverson happened upon her and began to help her. Joseph and Susannah’s younger brother also become friends and they forge a bond of brotherhood that helps Susannah and Joseph’s love to grow. This is a sweet clean romance about overcoming obtacles and enduring love. If you are looking for a quick read this is a great one!