A Light on the Veranda

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Mar 1, 2012 - Fiction - 480 pages
3 Reviews


"An intriguing, enticing, complex, and romantic novel that will keep readers up long into the night." —Rundpinne

A secret may hold for a hundred years... and then it's time for the past to take revenge

Daphne Duvallon vowed never to return to the South years ago when she left her philandering fiance at the altar. Now family has called her back to Natchez, Mississippi, a city as mysterious and compelling as the ghostly voices that haunt her dreams.

From a time when the oldest settlement on the Mississippi was in its heyday and vast fortunes were made and lost, Daphne begins to uncover the secrets of an ancestor whose fate is somehow linked with her own. In a compelling and mesmerizing tale, now Daphne must right the wrongs of the past, or follow the same path into tragedy...


"A richly rewarding read brimming with local color, humor, sexual tension, environmental issues, and even a fun glimpse into the world of jazz bands."

"Ware's weaving of a contemporary story along with history of a hundred years past, and the accuracy and detail she brings into the story are fascinating."


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A LIGHT ON THE VERANDA by Ciji Ware is an interesting historical romance set in Natchez, Mississippi. A sequel to Midnight on Julia Street with reappearing characters.A hundred year old secret may ... Read full review

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Author: CIJI Ware Published by: Sourcebooks Landmark Age Recommend: 16 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Raven Rating: 5 Blog Review For: GMTA Review: "A Light on the Veranda" by CIJI Ware was good read. The ... Read full review


Front Cover Title Page Copyright A Mississippi Genealogy
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 10
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Chapter 28
Chapter 29
Chapter 30

Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 31
Authors Note and Acknowledgments
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About the author (2012)

Ciji Ware is an Emmy Award-winning journalist with tremendous media savvy and charisma in addition to being an author of historical fiction novels. She has appeared on the Today show to promote her books, and continues to be highly involved with her own projects in the television and film industries. She lives with her husband in San Francisco.

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