Jesselynn Highwood, her freed slaves, and her Thoroughbred horses flee Kentucky and join a wagon train heading west on the dangerous Oregon trail. Meanwhile her sister, Louisa, is smuggling desperately needed supplies into a Richmond hospital. Will the Civil War and a whole continent separate the two forever? 303 pages, softcover from Bethany.
Book Two in Lauraine Snelling's Repackaged Civil War Series
When her sister fights to hold on to the family legacy, Louisa Highwood works tirelessly to save the lives of wounded soldiers. Putting her own safety n the line, she covertly ventures behind enemy lines to procure desperately needed supplies for the army hospital in Richmond, Virginia.
Meanwhile, Jesselynn Highwood and her ragtag band of freed slaves and Thoroughbreds seek refuge along the Oregon Trail, unable to imagine what awaits them.
An exciting tale of courage, adventure, and romance amid the turbulence of the Civil War.
Lauraine Snelling is the award-winning author of more than 60 books for adults and young adults. Her books have sold over 2 million copies. Besides writing books and articles, she teaches at writers' conferences across the country. She and her husband make their home in Tehachapi, California.
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