About the Book
The War brought them together ~ Would it also tear them apart?
While en route to aid Confederate soldiers injured in battle near her home, Southerner Caroline Dunbar stumbles across a wounded Union sergeant. Unable to ignore his plea for help, she tends his injuries and hides him away, only to find her attachment to him deepen with each passing day. But when her secret is discovered, Caroline incurs her father’s wrath and, in turn, unlocks a dark secret from the past which she is determined to unravel.
After being forced to flee his place of refuge, Sergeant Andrew Gallagher fears he’s seen the last of Caroline. Resolved not to let that happen, when the war ends, he seeks her out, only to discover she’s been sent away. When word reaches him that President Lincoln has been shot, Drew is assigned the task of tracking down the assassin. A chance encounter with Caroline revives his hopes, until he learns she may be involved in a plot to aid the assassin.
About the Author
Cynthia Roemer is an Inspirational Historical Romance author from rural Illinois. She and her husband, Marvin, have been married for twenty-six years and have two college-aged sons. They enjoy quiet living and God’s wondrous creation on their 300 acre farm.
Cynthia’s thirst for writing began her junior year of high school, when her short-story won first place in a local college writing contest. She went on to pursue a career in writing by earning a B.A. in English (with an emphasis on Creative Writing) from U of I of Springfield, IL in 1988. Since then, Cynthia has had over 100 articles and short-stories printed in various Christian teen and adult publications.
Her Prairie Sky Series consists of three Inspirational Historical Romance novels set in the mid-1800s, Book One: Under This Same Sky, Book Two: Under Prairie Skies, and Book Three, Under Moonlit Skies (Scrivenings Press). To stay up-to-date on her WIP and to gain inside information about characters, sales, and giveaways, sign up for her Author Newsletter.
It is Cynthia’s ardent prayer that the Lord will plant seeds of hope into the lives of those who read her work. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, taking walks and motorcycle rides in the country, biking, gardening, and reading.
Cynthia Roemer has an intriguing Civil War story in her novel Behond These War-Torn Lands. This is a sweet romance story about putting God first and the power of love and forgiveness. It is clear throughout the story that the author has done detailed research on the events of her story. The first half of the story is slow to get through and may turn some readers off, but the second half of the story picks up a bit. Readers who enjoy tales of the Civil War will enjoy this story.
Genre: historical fiction, military history
Publisher: Scrivenings Press LLC
Publication date: August 3, 2021
Number of pages: 382
Disclosure statement: A complimentary review copy of this book was provided from tour groups, publishers, publicists, authors, and others, including NetGalley, OR was borrowed from the library, including OverDrive, Or borrowed from Kindle Unlimited, OR borrowed from Deseret Bookshelf, OR pre-ordered/purchased for review, including Audible. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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