Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Waiting Game by Eugenia Price

"The Waiting Game" by Eugenia Price - 334 pages

This book was recommended to me by a patron.  Abby Banes from Boston, thought it would be romantic to marry Eli Allyn.  He was an older gentleman who would make her the mistress of a southern plantation on Georgia's seacoast.  Abby, however, was not prepared for the realities of slavery and of the loneliness of having a husband who spent all his time in the fields.  Abby's world is suddenly turned upside down when her husband dies in a storm.  In a land that is gearing up for Civil War, can Abby defy Southern tradition and run her plantation on her own while embracing a people's call for freedom. 

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