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Reese never thought he’d fall for a southern belle, but he can’t deny the attraction he feels each time Alexis’s haunted eyes show passion for the home she loves. He can’t help but envy the love and regard she held for her husband and longs for love like it.
Alexis never thought she could love again when her husband died in the war. How could she fall for a Yankee when Union soldiers killed him? Left with nothing but a war-ravaged rundown plantation can she find trust and faith to move on? As movement flutters in her stomach, can she let go of the past to find a future for her unborn child?
Bill Dixon fights in the trenches as a Confederate solider who is a cousin to Reese. He longs for the war to end so he can return to Mary and marry her, but receives a ‘Dear John’ letter from her while fighting the hardest battle of his life, leaving him with little hope. He often wonders about the plantation on the bluff as he gazes at it from the trenches. After a horrible fight, he ends up hospitalized and meets a young widow from Vicksburg. Can she help him heal and get over Mary? What happens when Mary shows up looking for him, and wedding arrangements are in the making?
Just when Lexie and Reese grow close, The Battle of Vicksburg ends, and he’s called to duty at another location. Will she ever see him again? The Union holds the keys to the war, Vicksburg and the Mississippi River, yet the war rages, and Reese has to ride to Chattanooga because the Union wants the key railroad in its center.
Lexie dreams to restore Azalea Plantation once the war is over, but will it still be standing? Is Reese a spy or a traitor? When Mary recognizes him upon a chance meeting, will she make matters worse? There are many questions to be answered in this page-turning saga that will take you back through the Battle of Vicksburg and battles after it.
Pull up a comfy chair and transport yourself back through time as Reese and Lexie fight for their love and their dreams, Bill decides between an old love and a new one, and the Civil War rages.
Hearts yearn, war rages, and lives are disrupted when a handsome Yankee devil invades her home and her heart, making Alexis realize despite her efforts to die on the inside, he’s awakened her spirit, heart, and passion she thought she’d buried for good.