This is some excellent historical fiction!! If you like romance — who doesn’t? — this will surely satisfy your sweet tooth and craving for an elegant read. So well structured, the story captures you immediately and takes you to a world of the past. 1850s Pennsylvania makes the setting for this emotionally satisfying and thrilling plot. Also, if you are interested in woodcarving, woodworking, making musical instruments out of wood, or steamships, you will find much historical detail, sure to please.