The Widow's War

The Widow's War

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The qsuperbq New York Times bestselling author delivers a sweeping epic set during the early days of the Civil War. In 1853, Carolyn Vinton is left alone and pregnant after her fiancAc, abolitionist doctor William Saylor, disappears. After his stepbrother convinces her that William is dead, Carolyn accepts his offer of marriage, not realizing that she is being drawn into an elaborate ruse by her new husband and his father, a pro-slavery senator--and that William is still alive. Their passionate reunion takes place in the midst of the violent Civil War, as abolitionists and pro-slavers battle over the Kansas Territory. Now only their willingness to sacrifice their lives for their beliefs--and for each other--can save them.She hopes they are both inside out of the heat. For the rest of ... Perhaps hea#39;s asleep or perhaps hea#39;s ridden to a nearby town to make arrangements to sell his captives. Twice she ... Cook? Near sunset, two men approach the slave pens and dump ... Her only weapons are a knife blade, an ice pick, and a glorified pea shooter that has to be aimed ten times more slowly and carefully than a gun. She sits inanbsp;...

Title:The Widow's War
Author:Mary Mackey
Publisher:Penguin - 2009-09-01


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