Thursday, March 23, 2017

A Stolen Heart by Amanda Cabot

From afar, Cimarron Creek seems like an idyllic town tucked in the Texas Hill Country. But when former schoolteacher Lydia Crawford steps onto its dusty streets in 1880, she finds a town with a deep-seated resentment of Northerners--like her. Lydia won't let that get her down, though. All will be well when she's reunited with her fiancé. But when she discovers he has disappeared--and that he left behind a pregnant wife--Lydia is at a loss about what to do next. The handsome sheriff urges her to trust him, but can she trust anyone in this town where secrets are as prevalent as bluebonnets in spring?

Bestselling author Amanda Cabot invites readers back into Texas's storied past to experience love and adventure against a backdrop of tension and mystery in this first book in a brand-new series.

Heidi here. A Stolen Heart was an awesome read! For starters, I really liked the premise of why Lydia went to Cimarron Creek and how she handles herself when she discovers that her fiance has disappeared AND is married to another woman. Great conflict from the start. I also fell in love with Aunt Bertha, such a gentle and generous woman. She was the voice of reason for both Lydia and Travis.

The backcover copy doesn't make this historical novel sound like a mystery, but it is! Of course, it is more romance than mystery, but the mystery behind some unsolved crimes adds more depth to this novel and allows for a spectacular ending. If you haven't read A Stolen Heart yet, pick up your copy today! And stop by our blog to read a recent interview with Amanda.


  1. Heidi, thanks for a great review. I hope to read Amanda's book soon.

  2. Heidi, thank you for a wonderful review of A Stolen Heart. I've seen so many positive reviews of this book, it's on my TBR list.