By Barbara Ashley
while civil warfare breaks out within the spring of 1861, Amanda is a gorgeous younger spouse and mom. She and her cherished husband Tom dread secession and the upcoming clash as a chance to their glad lifestyles in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom's sister Cassie is an clever and rebellious woman who desires of changing into a qualified actress. pissed off by means of the very constrained strategies open to her as a decent nineteenth century girl, she hopes the battle will supply her an opportunity to reside a extra interesting and profitable existence. 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 way of her lover to hitch a insurgent secret agent ring, Cassie jumps on the probability to aid the South win the conflict whereas she satisfies her longing for adventure.
defined by means of Cassie as being "squat and unpleasant as a toad", the Griffin's buddy Wade Cunningham is an excellent and ruthless lawyer who seizes the possibilities the conflict 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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