b'Counterfeit HopeCrystal CaudillHIDDEN HEARTS OF THE GILDED AGE #2Trapped by their pasts, is there hope for a future?W henSecretServiceoperativeAndrewDarlingtonis broughtintosupportaUSMarshalcaseinvolving counterfeiters in rural Indiana, he thinks its simply the next rung on his climb to the top of his career. But liars can only climb so highand Andrew is keeping a dangerous secret he doesnt ever want to get out. When he clashes with the criminal family that took over the town of Landkreis and killed the Marshal he was sent to assist, his past life is in danger of being exposed.Widow Lightning Lu Thorne has only one goal: escape the clutches of the Thorne family with her son. Her decision to be an informant and testify against the Thornes looked like the perfect answer. Until the Marshal ended up dead. Now the tether keeping her tied to her felonious family is tightening, and a forced marriage to someone else in the Thornes clutches threatens to kill any hope of escape.Andrew and Lu find themselves on the same teamunwill-ingly.Theyeachbelievetheothertobetheenemytotheir future plans. And even if they could learn to work together, the secrets they hold could shatter all hopes and dreams. Despite the encouragement of the local preacher, theyre not even sure God can be trusted, much less other humans. Can either of them escape their pastand the family that is willing to kill their own when they smell betrayal?On the heels of her smashing debut, this second entry in Crystal Caudills historical series maintains the excitement that readers of Michelle Griep, Liz Tolsma, and Elizabeth Camden will love.Crystal Caudillistheauthorofdangerouslygoodhistori-cal romance, with her work garnering awards from Romance Writers of America and ACFW. She is a stay-at-home mom and caregiver, and when she isnt writing, Caudill can be found play-ing board games with her family, drinking hot tea, or reading other great books at her home outside Cincinnati, Ohio. Find out more at crystalcaudill.com.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS Second in a popular historical fiction978-0-8254-4741-9$15.99series set in 19th century America Paperback5.5 x 8.5304 pages Compelling characters live out learningFICTION / Christian / Romance / to trust God in broken circumstances HistoricalKregel PublicationsRights: World Combines rich history, suspense, andFebruary 14, 2023romanceCounterfeit Love The Indebted Earl978-0-8254-4740-2$15.99 978-0-8254-4619-1$15.9910 www.kregel.com'