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Lori Benton, author of The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn

In an act of brave defiance, Tamsen Littlejohn escapes the life her harsh stepfather has forced upon her. Forsaking security and an arranged marriage, she enlists frontiersman Jesse Bird to guide her to the Watauga settlement in western North Carolina. But shedding her old life doesn’t come without cost. As the two cross a vast mountain wilderness, Tamsen faces hardships that test the limits of her faith and endurance.

Week of April 14, 2014

Releases for the week of April 14th include THE IMPOSSIBLE LIVES OF GRETA WELLS by Andrew Sean Greer, the romantic story of a woman who finds herself transported to the “other lives” she might have lived; Ivy Pochoda's VISITATION STREET, a literary mystery set against the rough-hewn backdrop of the New York waterfront in Red Hook; and THE LITTLE WAY OF RUTHIE LEMING, which follows Rod Dreher, a Philadelphia journalist, back to his hometown of St. Francisville, Louisiana, in the wake of his younger sister Ruthie's death.