The Tender Flame

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Thorndike Press, 1999 - Fiction - 424 pages
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Lieutenant Grant Smith and Lydia Reynolds are in love and engaged to marry when Grant is sent with U.S. forces to the Mexican-American War and reported killed. Devastated, Lydia sadly begins a new life and marries; Grant, who has miraculously survived and escaped from a prison camp, returns home only to find Lydia gone. Years later Grant's daughter, Jessica, accepts a marriage proposal by mail from a young pastor living out West, and, through Jessica, Lydia and Grant rediscover each other -- and find out if they can rekindle the spark of love born almost a lifetime ago.

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Grant Smith and Lydia Reynolds seemed destined to marry until the Mexican-American War intervened. Grant, an army officer, is reported killed, leaving Lydia devastated. When Grant returns after years ... Read full review

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I haven't finished it yet, but it's a very exiting book! I love the general story and the style of writing. Read full review

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