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Emily's Captain

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As the Union Army prepares to rampage through Georgia, Emily Gardner prepares to flee. She accepts the escort of a handsome soldier, who she later learns is not the man he claimed to be. Jared Hunter is on what he considers an easy mission: kidnap Emily Hunter and take her to her father. Too soon he discovers his necessary deceptions could cost him not only Emily's love bu ...more
ebook, 238 pages
Published October 29th 2010 by Smashwords Edition (first published February 1st 1997)
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Jane Irish Nelson
Jul 11, 2015 Jane Irish Nelson rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Sandy
Shelves: historical, romance
When the Civil War breaks out, Emily's father, John Gardner makes the difficult choice to serve the Union, even though the family has long lived in Georgia. He leaves Emily in her brother's care, since she is soon to be wed. But her fiance breaks the engagement, and her brother raises a cavalry troop, leaving Emily alone in a small town in Georgia, where she is suspected of spying for her father. When her father learns of Emily's situation (how, I wonder) he sends Captain Jared Hunter (code name ...more
Sara G
I read this book for the A Book A Day Keeps the Boredom at Bay challenge. 25– British slang for £25 is "Pony." Read a book about a horse or has a picture of one on the cover.

I'm sorry to do it, but I had to give up on this one at about 70%. The hero was beyond too stupid to live, and the heroine wasn't much brighter. This one is set during the Civil War. She stayed behind in Georgia, alone, when her dad joined the Union army and her brother joined the Confederates. He is working for her dad, try
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Frances
Good, but not as well written as her others I have read.
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Shari Anton's resume lists an impressive string of job titles, from personnel clerk to executive secretary. When she took a creative writing class and found she possessed some talent for writing fiction, she dared to dream of a career that allowed her to work at home, shun panty hose and take unlimited coffee breaks.

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