Shades of Honor
When Radford Grayson comes home after spending years away from his family, he doesn't get the warm reception he expected and tries to resist the overwhelming attraction he feels for his brother's fiancee. Radford is a former Union soldier who fought in the Civil War. In 1871, he returns to his hometown of Fredonia, New York with his four-year-old daughter, Rebecca. He wants to be reunited with his three younger brothers and help them operate the family's... The Longing
St. Martin's Apr 2003, 6.50, 320 pp.
In 1871 Fredonia, New York, angry sawmill owner Kyle Grayson accuses his friend and mentor Tom Drake of trying to ruin his business by failing to make payments. Suddenly, the upset older man collapses and dies from a heart attack. Feeling guilty that he caused the fatal cardiac arrest, Kyle buys Tom's lumberyard so that the man's widow and daughter are taken care of, as he promised Tom just ...