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By Barbara Ashley

ISBN-10: 1466328010

ISBN-13: 9781466328013

With a gripping you-are-there immediacy, Barbara Ashley has created characters who spring to existence at the pages of "Amazons, Rebels & Spies?" even supposing it is a paintings of fiction, the reviews of Amanda, Tom, Cassie and Wade and the demanding situations they face have been encouraged by means of Barbara's meticulous study into the lives of actual males, girls and kids as printed of their diaries, letters and memoirs.
while civil warfare 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 upcoming clash as a possibility to their glad existence in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom's sister Cassie is an clever and rebellious woman who desires of turning into a qualified actress. pissed off by way of the very restricted ideas open to her as a decent nineteenth century girl, she hopes the warfare will supply her an opportunity to stay a extra intriguing and lucrative existence. After marrying a guy she doesn't love in her look for monetary independence, Cassie serves as a nurse in accomplice army hospitals till the Union military occupies Nashville in March of 1862. Invited by way of her lover to affix a insurgent undercover agent ring, Cassie jumps on the likelihood to assist the South win the battle whereas she satisfies her longing for adventure.
defined via Cassie as being "squat and unpleasant as a toad", the Griffin's good friend Wade Cunningham is an excellent and ruthless lawyer who seizes the possibilities the warfare offers 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 wish and to outlive the commercial and moral demanding situations posed by means of secession and civil war.

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