By Barbara Ashley
while civil battle breaks out within the spring of 1861, Amanda is a gorgeous younger spouse and mom. She and her loved husband Tom dread secession and the upcoming clash as a danger to their glad existence in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom's sister Cassie is an clever and rebellious lady who desires of changing into a certified actress. pissed off via the very constrained innovations open to her as a decent nineteenth century girl, she hopes the battle will supply her an opportunity to dwell 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 till the Union military occupies Nashville in March of 1862. Invited via her lover to hitch a insurgent secret agent ring, Cassie jumps on the likelihood to aid the South win the battle whereas she satisfies her yearning for adventure.
defined via Cassie as being "squat and unpleasant as a toad", the Griffin's pal Wade Cunningham is an excellent and ruthless lawyer who seizes the possibilities the battle 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 commercial and moral demanding situations posed via secession and civil war.
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