Title: LOVE’S NEW BEGINNING
Author: Dorothy Wiley
Genre: Historical Romance
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An entrancing historical romance set in 1800 Philadelphia and Kentucky! When Daniel discovers the truth of his parentage, he abandons Philadelphia for the frontier. But will the search for his biological father get in the way of his budding love for beautiful Ann?
Philadelphia cowers before a mysterious killer--Yellow Fever. Daniel Armitage and his family are respected members of Philadelphia society. But their status cannot save Daniel's loved ones. His entire family succumbs to the horrifying disease. His mother's startling deathbed confession shakes Daniel to his soul. Another man is really his father. His search for his real father takes him to Kentucky--the edge of the western frontier. Seeking a father with a different last name, he is now considered an illegitimate bastard and is scorned by everyone, even himself. Except for the people who matter the most--his true father Daniel "Bear" MacKay and Ann Byrd.
Captivated by her beauty and fierce independence, Daniel seeks to court Ann but her father won't allow her near a man born out of wedlock. The humiliation of illegitimacy subjects Daniel to social and legal discrimination. And ruthless, back-stabbing Charles Snyder is obsessed with having Ann for himself. Snyder terrorizes Daniel's new family and the entire town. Bear's act of unequivocal love grants Daniel a chance for happiness. But only Ann's courage can save it.
Loss took everything from Daniel. Can love give him even more?
AMERICAN WILDERNESS SERIES - Wyllie family brothers
Book One -WILDERNESS TRAIL OF LOVE
Book Two - NEW FRONTIER OF LOVE
Book Three - WHISPERING HILLS OF LOVE
Book Four - FRONTIERHIGHLANDER VOW OF LOVE
Book Five - FRONTIER GIFT OF LOVE
Book Six - THE BEAUTY OF LOVE
WILDERNESS HEARTS SERIES - Wyllie brothers and their grown children
Book One - LOVE'S NEW BEGINNING
Book Two - LOVE'S SUNRISE
Book Three - LOVE'S GLORY
Book Four - LOVE'S WHISPER
Each book is a stand-alone, full-length novel featuring a different couple. For those who enjoy reading an entire series, you may want to start with Book One - WILDERNESS TRAIL OF LOVE.
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A robust blend of adventure and action, heartache, and humor, with romance and passion, LOVE’S NEW BEGINNING is the first book in author Dorothy Wiley's award-winning WILDERNESS HEARTS SERIES. Like her other novels in the series, set in what was then America's West, this inspiring tale captivates readers by balancing the hardships of the frontier with amusing, romantic, and vivid characters that come to life on every page.
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Amazon bestselling novelist Dorothy Wiley is an award-winning, multi-published author of Historical Romance and Western Romance. Wiley’s two series, the highly-acclaimed American Wilderness Series and Wilderness Hearts Series, blend thrilling action-packed adventures with the romance of a moving love story to create exceedingly engaging page-turners enjoyed worldwide by her readers.
Like Wiley’s compelling heroes, who from the onset make it clear they will not fail despite the adversities they face, this author is likewise destined for success. In the last three years, her novels have won numerous awards, notably a RONE Award Finalist; a 2016 Laramie Award Finalist; a Chatelaine Finalist for Romantic Fiction; an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Quarter-finalist; a Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal; a USA Best Book Awards Finalist; and a Historical Novel Society Editor’s Choice. Her books continue to earn five-star ratings from readers and high praise from reviewers, including a Crowned Heart from InD’Tale Magazine.
Wiley’s extraordinary historical romances, inspired by history, teem with action and cliff-edge tension. Her books’ timeless messages of family and loyalty are both raw and honest. In all her novels, the author’s complex characters come alive and are joined by a memorable ensemble of friends and family. As she skillfully unravels a compelling tale, Wiley includes rich historical elements to create a vivid colonial world that celebrates the historical heritage of the frontier.
Wiley attended college at The University of Texas in Austin, Texas. She graduated with honors, receiving a bachelor of journalism, and grew to dearly love both Texas and a 7th-generation Texan, her husband Larry. Her husband’s courageous ancestors, early pioneers of Kentucky and Texas, provided the inspiration for her novels. After a distinguished career in corporate marketing and public relations, Wiley is living her dream—writing novels that touch the hearts of readers.
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