A Lasting ImpressionBook - 2011
To create something that will last is Claire Laurent's most fervent desire as an artist. It's also her greatest weakness. When her fraud of a father deals her an unexpected hand, Claire is forced to flee from New Orleans to Nashville, only a year after the War Between the States has ended. Claire's path collides with that of Sutton Monroe, and she considers him a godsend for not turning her in to the authorities. But when they meet again and he refuses to come to her aid, she realizes she's sorely misjudged the man. Trading an unwanted destiny for an unknown future, Claire finds herself in the middle of Nashville's elite society and believes her dream of creating a lasting impression in the world of art may finally be within reach.
All that Sutton Monroe holds dear lies in ruin. He's determined to reclaim his heritage and to make the men who murdered his father pay. But what he discovers on his quest for vengeance reveals a truth that may cost him more than he ever imagined.
Set at Nashville's historical Belmont Mansion, a stunning antebellum manor built by Mrs. Adelicia Acklen, the richest woman in America in the 1860s, A Lasting Impression showcases the deep, poignant, unforgettable characters that set Tamera's stories apart and provides an inspiring love story that will capture readers' hearts and leave them eager for more.
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Be still my heart! this was quite an enjoyable read!
Get ready to be transfixed as Tamera Alexander takes you on a journey to the stunning Belmont Mansion in historical Nashville owned by the Nashville elite, Mrs. Adelica Acklen
Meet Clarie Laurent, a vivid painter who is trying to escape the guilt of her past and she flees to Belmont to begin again. However, she discovers that forgetting one's past is not easy especially since people from her past keep reminding her.
Be convinced of the romance that develops between Claire and the highly intelligent, gorgeous lawyer Sutton. The author paints vivid pictures with outstanding character development that draw emotion from the reader
As with all Tamera Alexander books, get ready to read and not stop until it is over!
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