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Grand Central Publishing, Feb 4, 2014 - Fiction - 624 pages
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One hundred fifty years of Roses' Tolivers, Warwicks, and DuMonts! We begin in the antebellum South on Plantation Alley in South Carolina, where Silas Toliver, deprived of his inheritance, joins up with his best friend Jeremy Warwick to plan a wagon train expedition to the "black waxy" promise of a new territory called Texas. Slavery, westward expansion, abolition, the Civil War, love, marriage, friendship, tragedy and triumph-all the ingredients (and much more) that made so many love Roses so much-are here in abundance.

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Thank you for writing this great story!!! - Goodreads
The plot was pretty much expected, no real surprises. - Goodreads
I wish that more authors were writing these epics. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Laura Bray - Goodreads

Picked this up at the library when I read that it's about landowning families in South Carolina migrating to east Texas around the time of the Texas revolution. That's almost required reading in my ... Read full review

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User Review  - RsvpShindig - Goodreads

I read Roses YEARS ago and loved it. I was so sad to see it end at the time. I never thought I'd get the joy of reading more to the saga Somerset was absolutely wonderful. I didn't want to put it down ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Leila Meacham is a writer and former teacher who lives in San Antonio, Texas. She is the author of the bestselling novels Roses and Tumbleweeds.

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