Their hearts fired by the dreams and ambitions of a glorious heritage, Mary Eden Stanhope and her husband, Burke, built a new dynasty in lush, bountiful Alabama following the Civil War The magnificent plantation flourished Theirs was a dazzling world that defied all boundariesuntil the night the hooded riders would come to shatter the dream first with murder, thenTheir hearts fired by the dreams and ambitions of a glorious heritage, Mary Eden Stanhope and her husband, Burke, built a new dynasty in lush, bountiful Alabama following the Civil War The magnificent plantation flourished Theirs was a dazzling world that defied all boundariesuntil the night the hooded riders would come to shatter the dream first with murder, then with a violent kidnapping Missing was their daughter, radiant blonde haired Eve Stanhope, swept away to a destiny that would test her to the core And their only hope lay with young Stephen Eden, a British stranger with his own dark secrets and the indomitable courage to fight for freedom and love.EVE The daughter who reaped the sins of the father, her Eden pride and passion would provide her with a fighting spirit to survive the South s cruelty and the West s wild new landEPHEN The outcast whose heritage was a legacy of shame, his blazing love for Eve would send him on a dangerous quest to rescue the women he claimed as his ownRY The mother who had sacrificed her world for the husband she loved now much face a terrible truth about his loyalties and about the turmoil within her heart.BURKE The father, whose fierce dedication to freedom for all men would jeopardize his family and put him between the rock of his beliefs and the hard place of losing all he loved.
American Eden Their hearts fired by the dreams and ambitions of a glorious heritage Mary Eden Stanhope and her husband Burke built a new dynasty in lush bountiful Alabama following the Civil War The magnificent
Can you say disappointed Don t get me wrong, this book would have been 4 stars easily, had it been written by someone else It s a sweeping historical romance of an evil that threatens a family and whisks away the eldest daughter, who is then thrown to the wolves to fend for herself in the big, bad world After suffering through sickness and rape and psychotic cattle barons and rough cowhands and , she comes out on top and gains fame and fortune and her man by the final page Happiness all around I [...]
American Eden is the sixth book in a seven book series, and begins in 1889 At the end of book four, American Eden, Mary and her husband Burke left England behind and returned to his family home near Mobile Alabama we didn t hear much about them in book five Fate has blessed them with three beautiful children, but Burke s Northern sympathies do not endear him to the Southern populace and he s under fire from The Knights of the White Camellia, and their first strike at Burke is a deadly one.Into t [...]
I am so glad that Marilyn Harris is dead, because I would have killed her myself.
It is sad that this book was published Hundreds of pages without pleasure One remaining hopefully we come to a closure
The entire series 7 is a great look at way things were in these period pieces starting in 1890 and ending with WWW I Takes place mostly in England and a little in India and America.
OK, Karla liked this less than the previous ones, and I actually liked it a little better Formula Maybe a little but only a little I sure didn t see much of the story coming the creepy guy with the scrotum collection, for example I found myself dreading picking up each of the last few books in the series, because I had no faith in Harris to deliver anything but hopelessness and pointlessness and misery This time, no matter how many horrors Harris visited on the characters, there was some actual [...]
It wasn t that great and it took me forever to finish it By the way, where can I find me one of those scrotum pouches.eww The first few books in this series were really good Maybe it has just lost its dazzle for me.
I love this shot, and own this novel Very sexy and wonderful pull out cover.