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 upcoming clash as a hazard to their joyful lifestyles in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom's sister Cassie is an clever and rebellious lady who desires of turning into a qualified actress. annoyed by means of the very constrained ideas open to her as a decent nineteenth century girl, she hopes the warfare will provide her an opportunity to stay a extra intriguing and profitable lifestyles. 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 by way of her lover to affix a insurgent secret agent ring, Cassie jumps on the likelihood to aid the South win the warfare whereas she satisfies her yearning for adventure.
defined by means of Cassie as being "squat and unpleasant as a toad", the Griffin's buddy Wade Cunningham is a superb and ruthless lawyer who seizes the possibilities the battle 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 need and to outlive the commercial and moral demanding situations posed by means of secession and civil war.
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Amazons, Rebels & Spies? by Barbara Ashley