HOME BY NIGHTFALL returns readers to the small Oregon town of Powell Springs, the setting of Harrington’s highly praised Home by Morning, which introduced the Braddock family and others in the town struggling on the home front at the end of WWI as the flu pandemic rages around the world. There, Susannah Braddock has made peace with the loss of her soldier husband, Riley, who died in France. She’s been looking after Riley’s father and running the family’s horse farm with the help of hired hand Tanner Grenfell. When their turns to love, they marry, committing their lives to running the farm and raising Tanner’s two young nephews.
Their happiness is short lived. Two years after being reported dead, Riley Braddock returns home, shell-shocked and with no memory of his life before the war. All he can remember is Veronique, the French woman who rescued him and nursed him back to health. Plagued by memories and nightmares of the War, he has returned to a life and a wife he no longer knows. The joy his family is not enough to heal his wounds. For Susannah, the best intentions of her brother and sister-in-law and the outright resentment and animosity of the old man she’s cared for of her the irascible old man she tries to care only bring more anguish as she is torn between her love for Tanner and her loyalty to Riley.
Once again, Alexis Harrington presents a story of individuals facing extraordinary circumstances and the healing power of love.
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Historical novelist Alexis Harrington has entertained readers since her first book was published in 1994. She has been spinning tales of characters and situations that include mail order brides, the Yukon Gold Rush, seafaring, ranching, and protagonists heading west ever since. Her latest, HOME BY NIGHTFALL was published July 3, 2012. It follows Home by Morning the first of her books published as an e-book and print original.
Since that first novel, Homeward Hearts, was published Alexis has written and published twelve more books, all historical romances. They include Homeward Hearts, A Light for My Love, A Taste of Heaven, Desperate Hearts, and Harper’s Bride, originally published by New American Library (NAL). Her novels Allie’s Moon, Montana Born and Bred, The Bridal Veil and The Irish Bride were published by St. Martin’s Press. Alexis self-published Home by Morning, which was then acquired along with HOME BY NIGHTFALL by Montlake Romance.
Alexis lives in the Pacific Northwest near the Columbia River within ten miles of her old high school. She has numerous pets, including three chickens. In addition to being a writer for the past twenty years, she makes jewelry, is a fine needlework artist specializing in embroidery, thread crochet and sewing. She enjoys cooking, reading, entertaining, and decorating, and is a lover of all things Victorian. She is currently at work on her next book.
HOME BY NIGHTFALL
Montlake Romance/Fiction/eBook and Trade Paperback/Original
On sale 7-3-12/$3.99 e-book ● $12.95
ISBN-10: 1612182062 ● 978-1612182063