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WHAT REMAINS is set on a rundown plantation shortly after the Civil War. In the shadow of live oaks and Spanish moss, Isabelle Ross, who has lost her fiancé to the war, joins forces with journalist Paul Delahoussaye to untangle a web of secrets, lies, and murder.
Paperback, 296 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Top Publications
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Maria
Jan 26, 2009 Maria rated it it was amazing
Set on a plantation, Belle Ombre, in America's deep south just after the civil war, 'What Remains' is a murder mystery and historical fiction novel, with a healthy dose of romance mixed in. I thoroughly enjoyed this book; the characters were well developed and realistic and the book was very obviously well researched, giving the reader the feeling of being transported back in time to the middle of the nineteenth century. I was reminded of'Gone With The Wind' on a few occasions.
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Took awhile to get into it but once I hit 50% the book became really interesting. Large family living on a plantation after the Civil War and how they managed day to day life, turned into a who dunnit. Became very exciting and couldn't put it down. Burying and exhuming going on, and mostly about hidden jewelery.The ending is one you won't see coming.
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I'm a novelist and playwright, whose work focuses on the history and eccentricity of the American South. My novel WOMEN OF MAGDALENE is set in a post-Civil War ladies' lunatic asylum, WHAT REMAINS is an historical mystery set on a rundown plantation, and JULIETTE ASCENDING is a young adult historical set during Mardi Gras. My plays have been produced in the United States and Europe, and include MO ...more
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