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The Widow of Redbriar

4.50  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews

Mary Ellen Murphy, a young woman from Georgia, is uprooted from her family’s tobacco plantation following the aftermath of the American Civil War. Her mother takes the rest of the family to her home to England to live at the old family estate at Redbriar. A Southern belle turned Victorian, she must do everything she can to keep her home in a world of illness and deception.

Kindle Edition, 143 pages
Published January 15th 2019 by Misprints Publishing
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Jan 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is not your typical Victorian romance novel. Yes, the heroine needs to find a husband to save the family estate . And yes, there are parties and dancing and potential suitors. But it's not a romance and the heroine's not exactly a "proper lady," but someone that grew up on a tobacco plantation in Georgia. She smokes, drinks whiskey (not gin!) and speaks her mind, often using colorful language to express herself. This makes for a pretty compelling and entertaining story. I'm no expert when i ...more
Kathy DuBois
May 31, 2021 rated it liked it
But wth happened? Just end the story in the middle of the end? Hope I never read another book like this, very sad. I hate when authors do this just to get another book. Won't read this author again.

Only give this book a 3 could have been more if you would have finished the book. No ending or anything
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