“The Captive Heart is filled with heart-tripping action and romantic tension between a half-Cherokee frontiersman and a proper English governess. Quickly engaging, fast-paced, and set on the American frontier, the novel reminded me of The Last of the Mohicans in all the right ways. Well done, Michelle Griep!”
-Julie Klassen, bestselling author
“Bold and captivatingly beautiful, Captive Heart is a book destined for accolades. Fans of the movies The Patriot and Last of the Mohicans have found new characters to love in Samuel and Eleanor. A masterpiece, from first page to last.”
-Elizabeth Ludwig, author of Tide and Tempest
“Reminiscent of the wildness, adventure, and romance of The Last of the Mohicans, Captive Heart sizzles on every page. This is Michelle Griep's best book yet and one that played out before my eyes like an epic movie I kept wanting to watch over and over.”
-MaryLu Tyndall, author of the award-winning Legacy of the King's Pirates
“I am adding Michelle Griep to my list of favorite authors!”
-Laura Frantz, author of The Mistress of Tall Acre
Oh, wow! Not enough praise can be given to Michelle Griep’s The Captive Heart. This riveting, action-packed adventure set on the American frontier will leave you breathless with its beauty and power. By far, my favorite book of the year.
—Margaret Brownley, author of Left at the Altar
This is everything a historical romance should be! The writing is eloquent and poetic, the story captivating and redemptive. Heartpounding adventure shares the page with sizzling romantic tension, and colonial South Carolina wilderness comes alive as the backdrop. Samuel and Eleanor are strong main characters, and their chemistry is nearly instantaneous and electrically palpable. A host of vivid supporting characters add dimension and color, as well as danger and intrigue. Fans of colonialera fiction need to make sure this latest offering from Michelle Griep is on their must-read list!
(Carrie Townsend RT Book Reviews
Griep’s beautifully drawn protagonists and authentic depictions of the harshness of 18th-century American frontier life is not to be missed. A sure bet for fans of historical romance.
Proper English governess Eleanor Morgan flees to the colonies to escape the wrath of a brute of an employer and is forced to settle for a marriage to a man she’s never met. Trapper and tracker Samuel Heath is determined to find a mother for his young daughter. But finding a wife proves to be impossible. No upstanding woman wants to marry a murderer.