HOW DO I LOVE THEE?
Come witness the romance of all romances . . . Elizabeth Barrett is a published poet—and a virtual prisoner to her weak health and a tyrannical father who forbids any of his children to marry. She has resigned herself to simply existing. That is, until the letter arrives … "I love your verses with all my heart," writes Robert Browning, an admiring fellow poet. And as friendly correspondence gives way to something more, Elizabeth discovers that Robert's love is not for her words alone. Could it be that God might grant her more than mere existence? And can she risk defying her father in pursuit of true happiness? Included in the back of the book are the complete Sonnets from the Portuguese that included her famous poem: How do I love thee? Let me count the ways …
Nancy Moser is the award-winning author of twenty inspirational novels that share a common message: we each have a unique purpose—the trick is to find out what it is. Her genres include contemporary and historical novels. Her contemporary novels are known for their big-cast style and intricate plotting (The Good Nearby, Time Lottery, John 3:16,The Invitation). Her historical novels allow real women-of-history to share their life stories: Just Jane (Jane Austen), Mozart’s Sister (Nannerl Mozart), Washington's Lady (Martha Washington) and How Do I Love Thee? Nancy’s earned a degree in architecture, traveled extensively in Europe, and has performed in numerous theaters, symphonies, and choirs. She paints canes voraciously, kills all her houseplants, and can wire an electrical fixture without getting shocked. She is a fan of anything antique—humans included. Read excerpts at: www.nancymoser.com.
A Note from Nancy:
I could not have made up a better love story than the one that existed between Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. It gives us hope that love can—and does—conquer all. At any age.