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The Yankee widow: a novel

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"Moving and memorable, this novel reveals the impossible choices women face in wartime." —James Patterson"A must read for historical fiction fans."—Publishers WeeklyNew York Times bestelling author Linda Lael Miller has created a richly emotional novel about one woman's courage and the choices she must make in the face of a dangerous war.Caroline, the young wife of Jacob, a Union solider away at war, is raising their daughter alone on the family farm just outside of Gettysburg. Word arrives that her husband is wounded, so she travels to Washington City to find him. When Jacob succumbs, she brings his body home on the eve of the deadliest battle of the war. With troops and looters roaming the countryside, it is impossible for her to know who is friend and who is foe. Caroline fights to protect those she loves while remaining compassionate to the neediest around her, including two strangers from opposite sides of the war. Each is wounded. Each is drawn to her kindness. Both offer comfort, but only one secretly captures her heart. Still, she must resist exposing her vulnerability in these uncertain times when so much is at risk.In The Yankee Widow, gifted storyteller Linda Lael Miller explores the complexities and heartbreak that women experienced as their men took up arms to preserve the nation.
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New York Times bestelling author Linda Lael Miller has created a richly emotional novel about one woman's courage and the choices she must make in the face of a dangerous war.
Caroline, the young wife of Jacob, a Union solider away at war, is raising their daughter alone on the family farm just outside of Gettysburg. Word arrives that her husband is wounded, so she travels to Washington City to find him. When Jacob succumbs, she brings his body home on the eve of the deadliest battle of the war. With troops and looters roaming the countryside, it is impossible for her to know who is friend and who is foe. Caroline fights to protect those she loves while remaining compassionate to the neediest around her, including two strangers from opposite sides of the war. Each is wounded. Each is drawn to her kindness. Both offer comfort, but only one secretly captures her heart. Still, she must resist exposing her vulnerability in these uncertain times when so much is at risk.
In The Yankee Widow, gifted storyteller Linda Lael Miller explores the complexities and heartbreak that women experienced as their men took up arms to preserve the nation.
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American Civil War (1861-1865)
Electronic books
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FICTION / Sagas
Fiction
Gettysburg (Pa.) -- Fiction
Gettysburg, Battle of (Pennsylvania : 1863)
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 -- Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Large type books
Man-woman relationships
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Pennsylvania -- Gettysburg
Romance fiction
United States
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction
Widows
Widows -- Fiction
title_displayThe Yankee widow
title_fullThe Yankee Widow A Novel
The Yankee widow / Linda Lael Miller
The Yankee widow : a novel [electronic resource] / Linda Lael Miller
The Yankee widow [electronic resource] / Linda Lael Miller
The Yankee widow [large print] / Linda Lael Miller
title_shortThe Yankee widow
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Literature
Man-woman relationships
Romance
Widows