In a nation on the brink of war, Margaret Hampton ends her engagement to Theodore Ward. She fears he will never act on his strong principles and she breaks both their hearts in the process. But when he strives to win her back, they will be caught in the bloodiest conflict in American history and forced to find out how brave they truly are.
“…suggests the ordinary heroism to be found in endurance, perseverance, and constancy…The epistolary sections of the book are fiercely and beautifully written” – Badass Romance
“…intelligently written…convincingly conveys all of the intensity and urgency of a wartime love affair…leaves her reader with a taste for more” – Romantic Historical Lovers
“…the story and character development achieved through [the] letters was stunning… I loved this book…For a first book, too, it is particularly impressive.” – Reading with Analysis
“Miss Bates…urges you to read…Let [her] say only that the sprigged hanky was soaked” – Miss Bates Reads Romance
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