By Barbara Ashley
whilst civil conflict 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 approaching clash as a chance to their pleased existence in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom's sister Cassie is an clever and rebellious woman who goals of changing into a qualified actress. pissed off through the very restricted ideas open to her as a good nineteenth century girl, she hopes the struggle will provide her an opportunity to reside 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 until eventually the Union military occupies Nashville in March of 1862. Invited via her lover to hitch a insurgent undercover agent ring, Cassie jumps on the likelihood 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 pal Wade Cunningham is a superb 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 industrial and moral demanding situations posed through secession and civil war.
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