A Single Spark

A Single SparkWanting to do her part in the Civil War effort, Clara McBride goes to work in the cartridge room at the Washington Arsenal Her supervisor, Lieutenant Joseph Brady, is drawn to Clara but must focus on preventing explosions in the factory When multiple shipments of cartridges fail to fire and everyo

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The Book of Lost Friends

The Book of Lost FriendsA new novel inspired by historical events a story of three young women on a journey in search of family amidst the destruction of the post Civil War South, and of a modern day teacher who rediscovers their story and its connection to her own students lives n nLisa Wingate brings to life stories fro

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Mustard Seed

Mustard SeedThe bestselling author of Yellow Crocus returns with a haunting and tender story of three women returning to the plantation they once called home n nOberlin, Ohio, 1868 Lisbeth Johnson was born into privilege in the antebellum South Jordan Freedman was born a slave to Mattie, Lisbeth s beloved nurs

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Conjure Women

Conjure WomenA mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing and for the conjuring of curses are at the heart of this dazzling first novel n nConjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to life Spanning eras and generations, it tells of the li

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Simon the Fiddler

Simon the FiddlerThe reader is treated to a kind of alchemy on the page when character, setting and song converge at all the right notes, generating an authentic humanity that is worth remembering and celebrating n New York Times n n nThe critically acclaimed, bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Wom

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A Thousand Moons

A Thousand MoonsA dazzling new novel about memory and identity set in Paris, Tennessee in the aftermath of the American Civil War from the Booker Prize shortlisted author Sebastian Barry n nWinona Cole, an orphaned child of the Lakota Indians, finds herself growing up in an unconventional household on a farm in West

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Mrs. Lincoln's Sisters

Mrs. Lincoln's SistersThe New York Times bestselling author of Mrs Lincoln s Dressmaker returns to her most famous heroine, Mary Todd Lincoln, in this compelling story of love, loss, and sisterhood rich with history and suspense.In May 1875, Elizabeth Todd Edwards reels from news that her younger sister Mary, former Fir

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