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A Great Catch

By Lorna Leslie Seilstad

Description:

It's the beginning of a new century at Lake Manawa resort in Iowa, but some things never change. When Emily Graham's meddlesome aunts and grandmother take it upon themselves to find her a husband among the resort guests, the spunky suffragist is determined to politely decline each and every suitor. She has neither the time nor the need for a man in her busy life.

Carter Stockton, a recent college graduate and a pitcher for the Manawa Owls baseball team, intends to enjoy every minute of the summer before he is forced into the straitlaced business world of his father.

When their worlds collide, neither Emily nor Carter could have guessed what would come next. Will Carter strike out? Or will Emily cast her vote for a love that might cost her dreams?

The perfect summer novel, A Great Catch will enchant you with its breezy setting and endearing characters.

"A Great Catch weaves humor, history, romance, and spiritual truths into a delicious story that will delight readers' hearts. What a fun, relaxing read! I'd like to remain at Lake Manawa forever."--Laura Frantz, author of The Frontiersman's Daughter and Courting Morrow Little

"A grand slam! In a story as refreshing and invigorating as lemonade, Seilstad raises deep questions about a woman's relationship with God, her dreams, and the people in her life--while making me laugh so loudly my kids came running to get in on the joke."--Sarah Sundin, author of the Wings of Glory series

Book Takeaway:

Sometimes we allow ourselves to become so busy to make up for the inadequate feelings we have, thinking we can earn approval. We put all our time and effort into doing things and still feel empty because we aren't getting our strength from the Source.

Why the author wrote this book:

This is book 2 in the Lake Manawa Summer Series. My father grew up in the area and as I researched it, I knew I had to tell a story of a place so rich in history. I wanted to write a story that was a fun read, but also presented deeper truths that women have faced throughout history.

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