The Heartbeat of the Mountain



Luvella Andersson, at sixteen, has already proven herself a clever businesswoman, but when she tries to expand her business, a red-headed stranger spooks Luvella and everyone else in Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania.

Luvella’s gritty determination and her connection to Nature verge on the spiritual as she deals with conspiracy, racism, and forbidden romance. The pain of blending two cultures almost defeats her, but she discovers an unlikely common ground for everyone when some of the famed Carlisle Indian School football team play a game with the residents of her hometown.