Love and War

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Open Road Media, Jul 10, 2012 - Fiction - 1082 pages
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The Main and Hazard families clash on and off the Civil War’s battlefields as they grapple with the violent realities of a divided nation

America’s master storyteller continues his reign with Love and War, a story steeped in passion and betrayal. With the Confederate and Union armies furiously fighting, the once-steadfast bond between the Main and Hazard families continues to be tested. From opposite sides of the conflict, they face heartache and triumph on the frontlines as they fight for the future of the nation and their loved ones. With his impeccable research and unfailing devotion to the historical record, John Jakes offers his most enthralling and enduring tale yet.  This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Jakes including rare images from the author’s personal collection.
 

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A little history mixed with a lot of drama in this Civil War epic. Read full review

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User Review  - KEFeeney - LibraryThing

A little history mixed with a lot of drama in this Civil War epic. Read full review

Contents

Ashes of April
A Vision From Scott Chapter 1
The Downward Road Chapter 33
A Worse Place Than Hell Chapter 49
Let Us Die to Make Men Free
The Butchers Bill Chapter 89
The Judgments of the Lord
Afterword
Heaven and Hell

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John Jakes (b. 1932), the author of more than a dozen novels, is regarded as one of today’s most distinguished writers of historical fiction. His work includes the highly acclaimed Kent Family Chronicles series and the North and South Trilogy. Jakes’s commitment to historical accuracy and evocative storytelling earned him the title of “the godfather of historical novelists” from the Los Angeles Times and led to a streak of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers. Jakes has received several awards for his work and is a member of the Authors Guild and the PEN American Center. He and his wife, Rachel, live on the west coast of Florida.   

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