Tulsa Tempest by Norma Jean Lutz

  • Publisher : Nuwslink, Incorporated (November 17, 2017)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 190 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0990803791
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0990803799
  • Item Weight : 10.7 ounces


Attention lovers of Historical Romance – You will be head-over-heels in love with the Tulsa Series! Originally published by Barbour Heartsong in the 1990s, these books have been warming the hearts of romance readers for decades. Now available for a new generation of readers. The Tulsa Series: •Presents the intriguing setting of Tulsa at the height of the oil boom (1921) •Rich in historic detail •Introduces realistic characters who leap off the pages •Action and suspense that builds from chapter-to-chapter and title-to-title •Stories woven into the backdrop of the infamous 1921 Tulsa Race Riot! Tulsa Tempest (Book 1) When country girl Tessa Jurgen learns that her bootlegging father has promised her in marriage to a man she doesn’t love, she seeks refuge in the progressive boomtown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The year is 1921. As governess to the children of an oil baron, Tessa is befriended by the black household servants, Chloe, Jasper and Pole. Together they become a family. But the rakishly handsome schoolteacher Gaven MacIntyre is also interested in forming a partnership with Tessa, despite his worry that she is “overly friendly” to black people. Racial tensions remain at a simmer until Jasper and a friend are accused of “accosting” a white girl. Will Tessa stand up for what she knows is right, even if it means losing Gaven? Or will she be drawn into Tulsa’s tempest of prejudice and hatred? Early Reviewers Agreed: “A definite page-turner in every sense! It’s a great historical read that is entwined with a sweet romance.” – Romance Reader at Heart “Ms. Lutz does an excellent job in revealing the true emotions of the characters and even those who are downright nasty in the storyline. I found the whole ambience of the story most believable in every way. Indeed a read that was engaging for this reader.” – Coffee Time Romance Don’t Wait! Scroll Up and Grab Your Copy Today!