One of the most beloved authors in women’s fiction today, Jill Marie Landis touches the heart as she illuminates every exhilarating page with natural warmth and tenderness. Now, in her stirring new novel, Landis takes readers to a place where pride can be as unforgiving as the past and finding the courage to love again will be nothing short of a miracle.
On the eve of the Civil War, Sara Collier marries the dashing Dru Talbot, just before he rides off to join the Confederate army. But fate cuts short their chance for happiness when Dru dies tragically on the battlefield. As a widow, Sara rises above her grief, refusing to mourn her life away. But one wrong choice, made with an open heart, takes her away from her hometown—and challenges Sara in ways she never imagined. Though she returns to Magnolia Creek an outcast, the sorrow in her life makes her stronger.
A year after the war has ended, battle-scarred surgeon Dru Talbot surprises everyone when he returns home, clinging to the dream of starting over with his bride. Yet nothing could prepare Dru for the truth that awaits him in Magnolia Creek. Heartbroken, Dru tries to forgive the shadows of the past. Unable to surrender the only man she has ever loved, Sara dreams of rekindling the passion they once shared, turning betrayal into reconciliation.
Written with rare beauty and emotion, Magnolia Creek is a heartfelt lesson in second chances—and a moving celebration of life’s most precious gifts.
From the Hardcover edition.
50 pages matching stood in this book
Results 1-3 of 50
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Abel Foster afraid arms asked barn beneath beside breath buggy Camp Boone chair cheek child close Collier crib daddy Doc Porter Doc Porter's door Dru Talbot Dru's edge Elizabeth eyes face ferry fingers folks front gaze girl glanced Goldie gone gown grabbed Granddaddy hair hand Harold Junior heard heart Hugh inside Jamie Jill Marie Landis Jonathan Smith Kentucky kiss kitchen knew leave lips Lissybeth looked Lou's Louzanna Magnolia Creek Mama Minnie Minnie's never Newberry night nodded paused Porter pulled quickly quilt reached Sara Sara's shook her head shoulder side silent sister sleeping slipped smile softly sorghum sound stared started stepped stood stopped suddenly tears tell things thought told took touched town tried turned Twilight Cove voice waited walked wanted watched whispered wife window woman word Yankees yellow fever