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The author of The Mist and the Magic presents a sweeping saga of a passionate frontier family. Filled with dreams of a better life, 17-year-old Genevieve Elliot makes the perilous journey from England to colonial Virginia, where she and handsome frontiersman Roarke Adair tame the savage wilderness and survive the sorrows of war to make a home.
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Published January 1st 1993 by HarperPrism (first published January 1st 1988)
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Genevieve Elliot finds herself married by proxy to an older businessman in Virginia, and she's on the same ship with her very good friend who's been married off to Roarke Adair, who has no idea she's got a bun in the oven. This is way too complicated to try and explain, just go with the flow. Genevieve finds herself a widow before she's truly a wife, and she's inherited all of his debts. The rest of the first half covers Genevieve's efforts to work the little plot of land she does h
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Good as usual but this book seemed more historical fiction than romance, although of course there is a H/h and a love story.
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