New PDF release: Amazons, Rebels & Spies?

By Barbara Ashley

With a gripping you-are-there immediacy, Barbara Ashley has created characters who spring to lifestyles at the pages of "Amazons, Rebels & Spies?" even if this can be a paintings of fiction, the stories of Amanda, Tom, Cassie and Wade and the demanding situations they face have been encouraged through Barbara's meticulous examine into the lives of actual males, girls and kids as published of their diaries, letters and memoirs.
while civil conflict breaks out within the spring of 1861, Amanda is a gorgeous younger spouse and mom. She and her loved husband Tom dread secession and the approaching clash as a chance to their pleased lifestyles in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom's sister Cassie is an clever and rebellious woman who desires of turning into a qualified actress. pissed off by means of the very restricted strategies open to her as a decent nineteenth century lady, she hopes the warfare will provide her an opportunity to reside a extra interesting and worthwhile lifestyles. After marrying a guy she doesn't love in her look for monetary independence, Cassie serves as a nurse in accomplice army hospitals until eventually the Union military occupies Nashville in March of 1862. Invited by means of her lover to hitch a insurgent undercover agent ring, Cassie jumps on the probability to aid the South win the battle whereas she satisfies her yearning for adventure.
defined by way of Cassie as being "squat and unpleasant as a toad", the Griffin's pal Wade Cunningham is a superb and ruthless lawyer who seizes the possibilities the battle presents to make his fortune, to revenge himself upon the Southern aristocrats who have scorned him and to pursue his unrequited ardour for Amanda.
"Amazons, Rebels & Spies?" tells the riveting tale in their struggles to maintain what they've got, to get what they need and to outlive the industrial and moral demanding situations posed through secession and civil war.

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