Sacramento Valley, 1870. She’s grieving the violent death of her childhood sweetheart. He has unrequited feelings for her from afar. But will a long-kept secret spoil their chance at everlasting happiness?
Josefa Stewart yearns to control her own destiny. She’s running out of time before she becomes a Californio nobility scandal. But that doesn’t mean she’ll settle for just any man who comes courting…
Santiago Valaquez knows his growing feelings for Josefa can never be requited. So when his estranged cousin makes a bid for her hand, he takes investigating the up-and-coming attorney’s credentials to heart. Santiago’s probe uncovers disturbing secrets about his own family history – secrets that could destroy any prospect he ever had for love…
Can an unlikely pair shatter boundaries and family traditions to embrace a joyful life together?
Hope Redeemed is a Californio novella and the sixth book in the captivating Of Gold & Blood historical mystery series. If you like accurate portrayals of the 19th century California, fast-paced action, and tales of redemption, then you’ll love Jenny Wheeler’s pitch-perfect saga.
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