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3.67  ·  Rating details ·  150 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Sequel to "The Proud & the Free"



Debutante Diane Parmalee was a U.S. Army officer's daughter; Lije Stuart was the handsome Harvard educated son of the part-Cherokee Stuart clan. Nothing, not even their different worlds, seemed able to stop their love--except a tragic legacy. The wealthy Stua
Hardcover, 394 pages
Published September 1st 1995 by Little Brown and Company (first published August 1st 1995)
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Oct 15, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very good for learning about history of Cherokee Nation during Civil War. Mediocre novel otherwise.
Oct 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ms Dailey writes romance with a lot of history included. This was an unusually good book, based on the aftermath of the "Trail of Tears" and the lives of the Cherokees that followed. We read about this horrible time in history, but Ms Dailey gives us her version of what followed.
This is a romance/Civil War novel. Even though it contains the usual North vs South love story, it was a bit different in that the main characters were members of the "Cherokee Nation," and wanted to remain neutral. I was rather confused in the beginning, not understanding how Cherokees who had been forced from their homes in Georgia 30 years earlier could be plantation owners with slaves in the "Indian Territory" west of Arkansas in the 1850's and early 1860's.So I googled "Cherokee Nation," "I ...more
Oct 21, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I had not realized how much the Cherokee Nation was dragged into the Civil War, even though they wanted to remain neutral. This book gives some idea of how those living in Indian Territory, black and white as well as Native American, were affected. It gave me a lot to think about.
May 17, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was an interesting historical fiction/romance. The story takes place in the Cherokee nation during the Civil War. I learned a lot of history that I never learned in school about the Cherokees and their part in the Civil War.
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Janet Anne Haradon Dailey was an American author of numerous romance novels as Janet Dailey (her married name). Her novels have been translated into nineteen languages and have sold over 300 million copies worldwide.

Born in 1944 in Storm Lake, Iowa, she attended secretarial school in Omaha, Nebraska before meeting her husband, Bill. Bill and Janet worked together in construction and land developme
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