North and South Trilogy by John Jakes

By John Jakes

John Jakes's acclaimed and sweeping saga a few friendship—and the fates of 2 families—threatened via the divisions of the Civil WarIn the years major as much as the Civil battle, one enduring friendship embodies the tensions of a state. Orry major from South Carolina and George probability from Pennsylvania forge an enduring bond whereas education on the usa army Academy at West element. jointly they try within the Mexican–American conflict, yet their closeness is demonstrated as their neighborhood politics diverge. In North and South,as the 1st rounds are fired at fortress Sumter, Orry and George locate themselves on varied facets of the arriving struggle.The contention among the most and chance households keeps via Love and conflict and Heaven and Hell because the households face heartache and triumph at the frontlines, combating for the way forward for the country and their household.

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The grateful sob slipped from Anne-Marie softly. ” 56 Lori Copeland Creed carefully made his way to where she sat. Reaching out, she helped him to the ground. “You risked your life to save her,” she whispered. ” She caught back a sob. “One old woman couldn’t possibly mean anything to you, but she meant everything to me. ” She turned to look at him. ” He wiped a sooty hand across his face and she winced when she noted that blisters were forming on his palms. “It’s hard to say—a stray spark on the rug.

She hadn’t put those potholes in the road. ” Well now. She could be just as testy as he could. ” The wind whipped her hair into her face and she brushed it aside. ” “Do you want to separate? Because we can. ” He was baiting her but she wasn’t falling for his trick. She hadn’t asked to be involved in that gold shipment, but she had just as much invested in this escapade as these two. If anyone other than Wells Fargo got that gold, she was going to get her share. She was smart enough to know that Creed and Quincy were her best hope for rejoining her sisters in Mercy Flats.

She wasn’t sure if she should call him by his given name, but at the moment the small liberty felt proper. ” Anne-Marie took a bite of bread, chewing thoughtfully. It was a high risk. Those strongboxes belonged to Wells Fargo. The last thing she wanted or sought was more trouble. That gold wasn’t theirs and needed to be returned. ” “I suppose it would, but I don’t see we have much choice but to My Heart Stood Still 49 keep them. I wouldn’t advise turning them over to anyone we didn’t know for certain.

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