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Mountain Laurel

Mountain Laurel

Read by: Judith Light
A new novel from the author of A Knight in Shining Armor!
Jude Deveraux's heart-stopping blend of romance and adventure has won her millions of fans. Now, from the harsh American frontier to the warmth of a lover's whisper, the Deveraux magic comes alive -- in a storytelling experience that will sweep you away.
The last thing Maddie Worth needed was a soldier. Traveling in a bright red coach, calling herself LaReina, the Singing Duchess, Maddie is really on a secret mission to free her sister, Laurel, from kidnappers -- and frontier soldier Ring Montgomery could only get in her way. But Ring has his orders, and is determined to see them through. While Laurel's life hangs in the balance, Maddie has no choice but to let the brute accompany her...
Ahead of them lies an adventure of hardship and intrigue. Behind them are the secrets of their pasts. And falling in love is just their first mistake.
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  • Simon & Schuster Audio | 
  • ISBN 9780743542937 | 
  • July 1990
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"Chapter 1"

Colonel Harrison read the letter a second time, then leaned back in his chair and smiled. The answer to a prayer, he thought. That was the only way to describe the letter: the answer to a prayer.

Just to make sure it did indeed say what he thought it did, he looked at the letter again. General Yovington had issued orders from Washington, D.C., that Lieutenant L. K. Surrey was to leave the post of Company J, Second Dragoons, for a special assignment. But since Lieutenant Surrey had died just last week, Colonel Harrison would have to choose someone to take the assignment in his place.

Colonel Harrison's smile grew... see more

About the Author

Jude Deveraux
Photograph by Kim Jew

Jude Deveraux

Jude Deveraux is the author of more than forty New York Times bestsellers, including Moonlight in the Morning, The Scent of Jasmine, Scarlet Nights, Days of Gold, Lavender Morning, Return to Summerhouse, and Secrets. To date, there are more than sixty million copies of her books in print worldwide. To learn more, visit




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