About the Book
The daughter of a wealthy Tennessee doctor falls in love with an injured artist-correspondent on assignment to cover battles near Union occupied Nashville.
The year is 1864 and the Civil War continues to impact families in the North and South. British born James Galloway, a special artist for Harper’s Weekly, travels with the Union troops, sketching battle scenes to bring war news home to those in the North. It’s dangerous work, but he is committed to the Union cause. When he is captured by Confederate troops, he spends several months in a prison camp. Finally, he escapes and travels north, hoping to reach the Union lines, but a bushwhacker attacks him, steals his horse, and leaves him seriously injured at the side of the road outside Nashville.
Rachel Thornton, a kind-hearted doctor’s daughter, takes James into their to home and nurses him while he recovers. Her feelings for James grow, but she has already lost one man she loves in the war. How can she give her heart to James, when she knows he may become another casualty of the war? With family drama, romance, and inspiration, this novella will lift your spirit and satisfy your romantic heart.
This novella was originally titled Though the Mountains Tremble and published in A Blue and Gray Christmas novella collection in 2009. It has been revised and updated for new readers to enjoy.
About the Author
Carrie Turansky is an award-winning author of more than a dozen novels and novellas. She has been the winner of the ACFW Carol Award, the Crystal Globe Award, and the International Digital Award, and a finalist for the Inspirational Readers Choice Award and the Maggie Award of Excellence. A prolific writer of contemporary and historical romance, women’s fiction, short stories, articles, and devotionals, Carrie lives in central New Jersey with her husband Scott. They have five adult children and four grandchildren.
Waiting for His Return by Carrie Turansky is a short, sweet romance taking place during the Civil War. From page one, Turansky pulls readers in with her tender and charming characters, as well as the intriguing story of the Civil War and its impact on those near the battle front. This is a story of family, loss, and of course love. Although this story is a novella, Turansky brings a depth and heart to her characters, helping to bring them and their stories to life. This is an enjoyable, quick story that readers of historical fiction will enjoy.
Genre: historical, Civil War, Christian
Publisher: Flowing Stram Books
Publication date: November 7, 2017
Number of pages: 85
An review copy of this book was provided by the author's influencer team. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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