By Barbara Ashley
whilst civil warfare 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 chance to their joyful existence in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom's sister Cassie is an clever and rebellious woman who desires of changing into a qualified actress. annoyed through the very restricted thoughts open to her as a decent nineteenth century lady, she hopes the battle will provide her an opportunity to reside a extra fascinating 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 till 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 assist the South win the warfare whereas she satisfies her longing for adventure.
defined through Cassie as being "squat and unpleasant as a toad", the Griffin's pal Wade Cunningham is a superb and ruthless legal professional who seizes the possibilities the struggle 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 industrial and moral demanding situations posed by way of secession and civil war.
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