Talitha Evangeline Spencer enjoys a happy life with her parents in the tiny mountain hamlet of Whisper Hollow, but the onset of the Civil War brings the simplicity of her girlhood to a suddenend. When rebel soldiers wreak havoc on her family, unraveling her motherês already fragile state of mind, Tally must takecharge of the family farm alone. The burdens of providing forthe household prompt her to consider a marriage proposal from Ollie, her childhood friend, but Tally determines to hold out for love. Come spring, the sound of a lone violin on the breeze signals the arrival of Cole Blakely, a former Yankee soldier who draws the ire of the local Rebs even as he draws the eyes of Tally. And as tension mounts between Cole and the Rebels, Tally summons her grit to save Cole from the murderous hands of his enemies. But when the soldiers who nearly destroyed her happy home return, Tally finally meets a challenge she cannot face alone and must trust the love of the outsider who has won her heart. About the Author Carolês love of reading historical fiction has transformed into writing historical romantic adventure books. She has written novels set in the eastern United States, Oregon, Mormon Colonies in Mexico, England, Ireland, Australia, and now Tennessee. She lives in West Jordan, Utah, and besides writing, she enjoys gardening and needlework. She is presently involved in writing a novel set during the Revolutionary War.
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