By Barbara Ashley
while civil conflict 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 approaching clash as a chance to their happy lifestyles in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom's sister Cassie is an clever and rebellious lady who desires of changing into a qualified actress. pissed off via the very constrained ideas open to her as a decent nineteenth century girl, she hopes the struggle will provide her an opportunity to stay a extra fascinating and worthwhile 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 assist the South win the battle whereas she satisfies her longing for adventure.
defined via Cassie as being "squat and unsightly as a toad", the Griffin's buddy Wade Cunningham is an excellent and ruthless legal professional 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 wish and to outlive the commercial and moral demanding situations posed through secession and civil war.
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