By Alyssa Cole
For all the battle among the States, Marlie Lynch has helped the reason in peace: with coded letters approximately anti-Rebel uprisings in her Carolina woods, tisanes and poultices for Union prisoners, and silent relief to fleeing slave and Freeman alike. Her previously enslaved mother’s traditions and the identify of a white father she by no means knew have safe her—until the vicious accomplice domestic shield claims Marlie’s domestic for his or her new base of operations within the guerilla struggle opposed to Southern resistors of the insurgent cause.
Unbeknowst to these below her roof, escaped prisoner Ewan McCall is sheltering in her laboratory. probably a quiet thinker, Ewan has his personal heritage with the harsh captain of the house protect, and a considerate yet unbending power Marlie reveals irresistible.
whilst the revelation of a beautiful kin mystery areas Marlie’s freedom at the line, she and Ewan need to run for his or her lives into the adverse Carolina evening. Following the trail of the Underground Railroad, they locate themselves stuck up in a vicious conflict that can sprint their hopes of love—and freedom—before they ever pass country lines.
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“Brimming with bright characterization, heartfelt discussion, and sensual sweetness.”
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A Hope Divided (The Loyal League) by Alyssa Cole