Carpetbagger's Wife

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Harlequin Books, Feb 1, 2002 - Fiction - 298 pages
11 Reviews
After the Civil War, Caddie Marsh returns to her family plantation to build a new life for herself and her children, but finds her brother-in-law and his wife have already claimed the house.

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User Review  - nancynova - LibraryThing

rabck from abxc; good story set just after the civil war. Widowed Caddie and her two children return to her decimated plantation after the war. Her brother-in-law and his wife (who slept with Caddie's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michele Lacroix - Goodreads

This book was known to me as In A stranger's arms. It takes place after the Civil War and it reminded me of the movie Sommersby. The author even wrote in the back that that movie was in the back of her mind while writing it. I found the book rather entertaining. Read full review

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Deborah Hale spent a decade tracing her Canadian family to their origins in Georgian-era Britain. In the process, she learned a great deal about that period and uncovered enough fascinating true stories to fuel her romance plots for years to come. At the urging of a friend, Deborah completed her first historical romance novel and went on to publish over fifteen more. Deborah lives in Nova Scotia, a province steeped in history and romance! Visit her website at:

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