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I absolutely loved this novel! I have never read anything by this author and I don’t read much historical fiction but I am finding I love it more and more. This novel took place back during the Civil war which I loved as well. I really enjoyed this characters and how by the end they had all changed and grown in different ways. I would highly recommend this novel to those that love historical fiction!
Book description (from Amazon):
Amanda Dunn set sail from England for Wilmington, North Carolina, hoping to somehow restore shipments of cotton for her family’s textile mills, which have been severely disrupted by the American Civil War. But when she meets Nathaniel Cooper, her desire to conduct business and quickly return to England changes.
Amanda’s family across the sea deems the hardworking merchant unsuitable for the lovey and accomplished heiress. And when Nate himself begins to draw away, Amanda has her own battle for a happy future on her hands.
As the War Between the States heats up, Nate’s brother, a Confederate officer, comes for a visit. Nate begins to think about joining up—not in support of slavery but to watch his brother’s back. Yet will this potentially life-changing decision put the union between him and Amanda she so wishes for in jeopardy?