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Rainbow (Americana series #1)

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Ever since the day her father sold her dearest friend (and half-sister) away from their home in Louisiana, Meredith Seaton has sworn to do whatever she can to find her and help others on the road to freedom. Her pose as an empty-headed, flirtatious belle, is the perfect masquerade for a courier. The last thing she needs is her unwanted attraction to a Mississippi steamboat ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 432 pages
Published July 1st 1991 by Bantam Books (Mm) (first published 1991)
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Ann Noell
Rainbow is a hard read for me. I like both Quinn and Meredith and when the story is just about them it is wonderful! Because of events in their past trust does not come easy for them and neither does love. They are both pretending to be someone they are not and they both have secrets to hide from each other; they try so hard not to love each other.

The hard part for me is the setting of the story, it is right before the Civil War and it is about the under ground railroad. This is just not one of
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SBC
A second read of a book I really enjoyed in the past, with interesting characters and plot.
Rachel
I like stories about the underground railroad, and vaguely remember liking stories by Potter before, but this one was too incoherent. It had that peculiarly American thing of trying to be a book that is both full of subtlety and deception AND have everything completely explained and spelt out. It just doesn't work! Nuances, spelt out, cease to be nuances, folks. Plus several characters had to act extremely oddly to keep the various deceptions going.
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