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Picture of life during that era Caroline and all of the other friends and family in the book show the strength and courage that was necessary for survival during that time in Gettysburg This book is a beautiful example of 1863 Southern life strong men fearless women courage and fierce love Take your time and enjoy the read She cried for mothers and fathers sisters and brothers sons and daughters She cried for Mr Lincoln and the devastating burdens they bore day by day night by night She wept for the nation she loved so dearly forged in the hardship and hope and courage in the face of impossible odds only to lie broken and bleedingLinda Lael Miller resents a novel carved ruggedly from the dire sacrifices thrust upon this nation during the Civil War She The Princess and the Three Knights pivots her story back and forth through the eyes of those held captive by their beliefs and by their very actions As a true historian she makes no bones about bringing truth to the hell that stormed relentlessly during those yearsCaroline Hammond has received word that her husband has been seriously wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia She and Jacob owned a small family farm outside of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania From the very firstage we as readers witness the taking down of Corporal Jacob Hammond as he s hit with the first minnie ball and lays helplessly upon the ground We hear the voices of scavengers as they go through his belongings strewn in the dirt We listen to his raspy uneven breathing while keeping a vigil for what is yet to comeAnd we follow Caroline as she searches the medical tents for her fallen husband It is only by chance and by the goodwill of a nurse that she finds Jacob She spends her husband s last hours kneeling beside his bed refusing to move away Her only movement will be to accompany Jacob back to their farm for burialEnoch a free man and Jacob s best friend will be waiting for Caroline and for Jacob s remains at the train station Miller will line the story with Caroline s four year old daughter Rachel her grandmother Geneva and a newly found runaway slave named Jubilee In time we will observe the movement of the Union army near the farm and the arrival of a wounded Confederate soldier Caroline will de. Rch among the thousands of casualties to find himWhen Jacob succumbs to his injuries she brings his body home on the eve of the deadliest battle of the war With troops and looters roaming the countryside it is impossible to know who is friend and who is foe Caroline fights to rotect those she holds most dear while remaining compassionate to the neediest around her including two strangers from opposite sides of the.
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A beautiful story about going where your heart leads no matter your beliefs Miller ulls out all the stops on this emotional gripping tale set during the Civil War She Sticky Church puts you smack in the center of the action with multiple viewpoints ranging from a war torn widow to a slave to two best friends fighting on opposite sides Grieving widow Caroline Hammond lives on a farm outside of Gettysburg and finds herself in the middle of one of the biggest bloodiest battles of the war In the aftermath her farm becomes the site of a hasty field hospital of sorts only without a doctor She does what can to try to save the wounded and the two friends who fight on opposite sides In doctoring the Rebel she s forced to examine her beliefs about the Southerners and this man whose side struck down her husband in hisrime If you re looking for a sweeping romance this isn t it although there is a little later in the bookI fell in love with LLM s writing back when she wrote historicals many years ago I loved everything she Forbidden Love Unchained published back then No one writes deeper characters or emotion than she does Her contemporaries are all right but nothing like her historicals She truly excels in stories set in the 1800s and The Yankee Widow clearly shows that Five stars for the setting of Gettysburg PA during the Civil War 4 stars for the two charming and chivalrous war heroes from opposing sides of the conflict who vie for the affections of the beautiful war widow 3 stars for descriptions of how the war affected one family and their attitudes towards each other towards blacks and towards their country 2 stars for characterization that was just too wooden and one dimensional 1 star for too much repetition In theast six months I ve grown to love historical fiction I was stuck in the same two genres for years and I m so glad that I ve finally opened my mind to read a diverse selectionI received this book in a Goodreads Giveaway and the opinion expressed in this review is my ownThis novel of historical fiction tells a fantastic Civil War story The story follows Caroline a young wife and mother who learns late that her husband was wounded in battle The story that follows will tug at your heartstrings but it also aints a striking. A richly layered emotional novel about one woman’s courage and the choices she must make in the face of a dangerous warCaroline is the young wife of Jacob who together live on a farm raising their daughter just outside of Gettysburg When Jacob joins the Northern army no one anticipates he will not return Then Caroline gets word that her husband is wounded and she must find her way alone to Washington City and sea.
Finitely have little time for grieving with life kicking up dust at her doorThe Yankee Widow is beautifully written by the talented Linda Lael Miller Her descriptors of time and lace are just remarkable The characters step forward with dialogue depicting their own life experiences while revealing the heavy impact of the war on both sides The storyline is a creative one that showcases the uandary thrust upon this young woman vested with such fresh and recent widowhood Even if you re not a typical fan of historical fiction there is a truly raw view of humanity here The Yankee Widow is a story of survival and the choices we make in order to keep hope alive As a lover of historical fiction 0f WWII I jumped at the chance to read something a bit out of my usual by reading this one While what I thought was out of my usual it wasn t so much and I was Metro 2033 (Universo Metro) pleasantly surprised Back in the day historical romance heavy on the romance was my favorite and I loved stories with the backdrop to the civil war I was reminded in this story just how fascinated by the civil war I amThe Yankee Widow is a refreshing moving and richly layered saga with strong well developed characters welllotted story that explores duty loyalty family and friends bonds and love I was drawn into the lives of these characters right from the start and was turning the Christianity pages as fast as I could Linda Lael Miller does a good job here balancing the characters from both sides of the war with a little romance and weaving the history in as well that allowed me to form my own thoughts for each character and had me feeling for them allThe Yankee Widow had it all here to make this an interesting thoughtrovoking and entertaining read for me The romance to the story felt a bit rushed and Run for Your Life (Michael Bennett, predictable leaving the eye rolling to a minimum and allowing me not to have to think about it too much Just adding a nice touch to the story that left me entertainedI loved how the story wrapped up maybe a bit too neat but certainly a satisfying feel good ending for me It did leave me wondering and hoping for a seuel with some of these characters I highly recommendThank you so much to Eden at Harleuin Trade Publishing and Linda Lael Miller for my complimentary copy. Fight Each is wounded Each is drawn to her beauty her kindness Both offer comfort but only one secretly captures her heart Still she must resist exposing her vulnerability in these uncertain times when so much is at riskIn The Yankee Widow gifted storyteller Linda Lael Miller explores the complexities and heartbreak that women experienced as their men took up arms toreserve the nation and defend their way of lif.
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