The Hesitant Heiress
It is 1917 and for Kathryn Walters to be suddenly left a huge house in Scotland by a former patient is puzzling. Brought up from the age of ten in an orphanage then fending for herself from the age of sixteen, she only knows a life of scrimping and saving. Now she has everything.
But why was she left the house? She moves to Scotland, takes over the reins of management, while at the same time she begins to get to know Lord Micah MacKenzie who is a widower with two little sons.
The war rages on and she begins to help the war effort as she allows the army to use her house for training and does all she can, with the help of the staff she has inherited, to make the house self sufficient. At the same time she puzzles over her own past and its connection to the woman who left her the house.
This is a captivating story of a young lady who tries to unravel the mystery of her past while working hard to improve the lives of those in her present. It is the story of someone who experienced little love in her past and who finds it where she never thought it would be.