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To Whisper Her Name (2012)

by Tamera Alexander(Favorite Author)
4.26 of 5 Votes: 5
0310291062 (ISBN13: 9780310291060)
Belle Meade Plantation
review 1: One of the best books I've ever read! I highly recommend it to any who love historical romance. My favorite quote is a popular one - from Ridley to Olivia: "You'll never wonder whether your husband loves you more than his own life. Or whether you're the first thing he wants to see in the morning and the very last thing he wants to hold as he turns down the lamp at night." That just melted my heart and brought happy tears!
review 2: Set at Nashville's historic Belle Meade Plantation, the most influential thoroughbred stud farm in America's history, To Whisper Her Name weaves the struggles of real people of the post-war South with the journeys of a man and a woman scarred by betrayal.Olivia Aberdeen, destitute widow of a man shot as a traitor to the South, is s
... morehunned by proper society and gratefully accepts an invitation from "Aunt" Elizabeth Harding, mistress of Belle Meade Plantation. Expecting to be the Harding's head housekeeper, Olivia is disillusioned when she learns the real reason Elizabeth's husband, Confederate General William Giles Harding, agreed to her coming. Not finding the safe haven she expects, Olivia is caught off guard by her feelings for Ridley Adam Cooper, a Southern man who seems anything but a Southern gentleman.Branded a traitor by some, Ridley Cooper, a Southern son who chose to fight for the Union, is a man desperate to end the war still raging inside him. Determined to learn "the gift" that Belle Meade's head horse trainer and former slave, Bob Green, possesses, Ridley harbors secrets that threaten both their lives. An enjoyable read. less
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This story is slow and boring. I'm at 48% on my kindle, but I'm going to stop and delete it.
Wasn't a can't put it down but definitely a historical novel. Will read more by author.
Great story and I really enjoyed the main characters.
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