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Categories: Historical Fiction/Romance
Publisher: ebooksonthe.net/ebooksonthe.net | Date published: 02/01/2010
Chesapeake Series, vol. 4 by Terry L. White Jewel LeCompte is raised to be a lady, her blindness notwithstanding, but the events of the Civil War introduce her to the harsh reality of the work that goes with running an Eastern Shore plantation. After the war, Jewel marries Carroll Taylor, who takes her home to the plantation known as Baron's Hope. Happy and expecting her first child, Jewel is finally learning to read Braille through the help of a tutor from Baltimore. Unfortunately Carroll is swept away by a monster tide generated by one of the hurricanes that regularly scour the Atlantic coast. Jewel finds she must run not one, but two plantaions.Overseers Daniel Merryweather and Michael Elliott learn just how strong this woman really is as she survives with courage and hope, eventually finding love to sustain her life in the Land of Pleasant Living.
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