"This stand-alone novel has all the makings of a great romance: love, intrigue, mystery and unforgettable characters. Whitson's historical details on female riverboat captains are incredible. She brings to life a long-gone way of life on the river when women far superior than their male counterparts had to prove their worth." ""RT Book Reviews," starred review, on "A Captain for Laura Rose"""
"A vivid portrait of life on the Missouri River, from the cramped quarters of the packet boat, through the outpost settlements up the river, to the squalid docks of St. Louis. . .[A]n entertaining historical tale of faith, action, and romance." ""Publisher's Weekly "on" A Captain for Laura Rose"""
"Stephanie Whitson is a master storyteller who has once again woven a tale of adventure, romance and inspiration that will touch your heart. "A Captain for Laura Rose" is a novel rich with exciting details of riverboat life during the 19th century and the well-drawn characters will steal your heart. Don't miss this exceptional read." "Judith Miller, award winning author of the Home to Amana series on "A Captain for Laura Rose"""
"Whitson writes amazing stories." ""RT Book Reviews"""