Tag: Civil War

Fifteen-Sixteenths by Renae Weight Mackley

Fifteen-Sixteenths by Renae Weight Mackley

One girl’s civil war on civil rights could get her suspended from school. Being fifteen-sixteenths white shouldn’t matter. But in 1963, as a new girl at an all-white South Carolina high school, it does. Discovery of Charlotte’s mixed ancestry would mean her suspension—removing her from friends, a boyfriend, and her best chance for a drama scholarship. When Gran breaks her leg and moves in, Charlotte’s […]

April 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
Mended by Moonlight by Marsha Ward

Mended by Moonlight by Marsha Ward

A grief-stricken young Confederate widow, Ella Ruth Owen only wants to hide at home and wait to die. Her parents need her to make a pretty appearance in Yankee social circles so her father can recover his business interests. They pressure her to abandon black mourning clothing and make conciliatory visits with her mother to Yankee woman newly arrived in Charlottesville with their carpet-bagger husbands. […]

November 30, 2017 / 0 Comments
For This We Are Soldiers by Carla Kelly

For This We Are Soldiers by Carla Kelly

“As I stood there peeking in the window, I had the most wonderful feeling of being surrounded by love, all kinds of love, and I wanted the moment to last forever.” This collection of frontier tales will take you behind typical army lines and into the hearts of ordinary men and women who love deeply, suffer greatly, and fight bravely. Follow the stories of selfless […]

October 11, 2016 / 0 Comments
When the Mockingbird Sings by Katherine King

When the Mockingbird Sings by Katherine King

As a young child, Mattie doesn’t realize she’s a slave until she’s plucked from the main house and taken to a new Georgia cotton plantation working the fields. She hates everything about it, except one thing: her friendship with James, the plantation owner’s young son, and their secret meetings where he teaches her to read. As desperate as her circumstances are, a seed of hope […]

June 6, 2016 / 0 Comments
Loving Leah by Lynne Larson

Loving Leah by Lynne Larson

Promise me, Ethan, no matter what, you must stay here! You can’t make a sound! Promise me you won’t! Caught in the middle of a massacre in Lawrence, Kansas, during the Civil War, Leah Donaldson, a twenty-year-old Mormon governess, must risk everything to save two children in her care—and she lives to pay dearly for the decision. Young Ethan Pace loves Leah and can hardly […]

April 6, 2016 / 0 Comments
Owen Family: Gone for a Soldier by Marsha Ward

Owen Family: Gone for a Soldier by Marsha Ward

Rulon Owen loves two things more than life—his country and Mary Hilbrands. When Virginia secedes from the Union, Rulon enlists, and finds himself fighting foes both in battle and in his own camp. He struggles to stay alive against all odds, with a knife-wielding tent-mate and a Union army that seems impossible to defeat. It will take every ounce of vigilance he has to survive […]

September 18, 2014 / 2 Comments
Lock Ready by James Rada Jr

Lock Ready by James Rada Jr

The Civil War split the United States and now it has split the Fitzgerald Family. Although George Fitzgerald has returned from the war, his sister, Elizabeth Fitzgerald, has chosen to remain in Washington as a volunteer nurse. The ex-Confederate spy, David Windover, has given up on his dream of being with Alice Fitzgerald and is trying to move on with his life in Cumberland, Maryland. […]

May 8, 2014 / 0 Comments

A River Divides by Michael J. Roueche

It’s winter 1864. While Eastern Theater soldiers languish in camp boredom; conspiracy, treachery and mystery envelop Confederate widow Betsy Henderson. Is there something sinister in a visit from the town sheriff? Did she tell him too much? Can she be true to all she’s sworn? In the meantime, William, a runaway slave, still craving his chance to fight for the Union, flees Virginia. Stumbling into […]

September 4, 2013 / 0 Comments

Beyond the Wood by Michael J Roueche

Romance has faded, and shame has weakened resolve. Mystery has shrouded the truth, and pride has matured into a world enveloped by rage and war. . . . And the only constant is betrayal—and at times he is your sole companion. Yet, hope still lingers . . . Hank, a soldier for the Union, refuses retreat from his first bloodied action without proof he has […]

November 20, 2011 / 0 Comments

Whisper Hollow by Carol Warburton

Talitha Evangeline Spencer enjoys a happy life with her parents in the tiny mountain hamlet of Whisper Hollow, but the onset of the Civil War brings the simplicity of her girlhood to a sudden end. When rebel soldiers wreak havoc on her family, unraveling her mother’s already fragile state of mind, Tally must take charge of the family farm alone. The burdens of providing for […]

October 15, 2011 / 0 Comments