Passages ~ Painting with words



istorical romance writer Laura Frantz’s writing is the epitome of grace.  Voltaire said “writing is the painting of the voice,” and she is the embodiment of that concept. Here are some eloquent passages from her books.





grace ~ ɡrās/noun: simple elegance or refinement of movement. “She moved through the water with effortless grace.” synonyms: elegance, poise, gracefulness, finesse.



“Morrow took in the Kentucky sunset as it lay like a golden benediction at dusk.”

from Counting Morrow Little


“Woven in the evening shadows was a chorus of tree frogs and katydids.”

from The Frontiersman’s Daughter


“All Roxanna knew was Cassius Clayton McLinn.  All she wanted began and ended with him.”

from The Colonel’s Lady