A Beauty So Rare: A Belmont Mansion Novel

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Center Point Large Print, 2014 - Fiction - 751 pages
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Eleanor Braddock — plain, practical, no stunning Southern beauty — knows she will never marry. But with a dying soldier’s last whisper, she believes her life can still have meaning and determines to find his widow. Impoverished and struggling to care for her ailing father, Eleanor arrives at Belmont Mansion, home of her aunt, Adelicia Acklen, the richest woman in America — and possibly the most demanding, as well. Adelicia insists on finding her niece a husband, but a simple act of kindness leads Eleanor down a far different path — building a home for destitute widows and fatherless children from the Civil War. While Eleanor knows her own heart, she also knows her aunt will never approve of this endeavor.

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User Review  - debs4jc - LibraryThing

One of a series where the author is featuring famous Southern Plantations as the setting for her historical romance novels. This time it is Belmont Mansion near Nashville, where our heroine, Eleanor ... Read full review

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A short-list nominee for both the Inspy and Christy Awards, A Beauty So Rare is an historical romance novel fans of the genre are sure to love. Part of Tamera Alexander’s Belmont Mansion series, it ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Tamera Alexander is the best-selling author of numerous books including A Lasting Impression and The Inheritance. Her richly-drawn characters and thought-provoking plots have earned her devoted readers worldwide. Tamera is a two-time Christy Award winner, two-time RITA winner, and a recipient of the prestigious Library Journal Award. Tamera and her husband recently returned to her Southern roots and now make their home in Nashville. Visit her website at www.tameraalexander.com Facebook: tamera.alexander Twitter: @tameraalexander

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