Maria

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Turner Publishing Company, Dec 4, 2012 - Fiction - 400 pages
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The spirited story of Mary Evans, an extraordinary woman from colonial Charles Town who finds a place for herself in St. Augustine after Spain relinquishes Florida.

In this captivating tale, Eugenia Price paints a vivid picture of the tumultuous historic and political events that shaped the life of Mary Evans, a remarkably independent woman in the colonial south. Born in Charles Town, South Carolina, Mary, a skilled midwife, accompanied her first husband, British soldier David Fenwick, when his regiment fought the Spanish in Cuba. When Spain agreed to give all of Florida in exchange for the city of Havana, Mary (who became known as Maria) and her husband were forced to relocate to the newly British garrison town of St. Augustine, Florida.

Maria exposes challenges that would unnerve a less resourceful woman, but she made a name for herself--developing and enhancing her position with influential citizens of St. Augustine. Eventually marrying three times, Maria proved herself to be an extraordinary woman, for any day or time.

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Review: Maria (Florida Trilogy #1)

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LOVE anything written by Eugenia Price. She went to great lengths to make sure historical information was correct in her novels. Therefore, you get a little history lesson along with the moral and romance and grit of the times. Read full review

Review: Maria (Florida Trilogy #1)

User Review  - Goodreads

LOVE anything written by Eugenia Price. She went to great lengths to make sure historical information was correct in her novels. Therefore, you get a little history lesson along with the moral and romance and grit of the times. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Eugenia Price (19161996) was a New York Times bestselling author of 39 books, with over 40 million copies sold. She is best known for her historical romantic antebellum novels.

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