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Margaret's Story (Florida Trilogy #3)

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From the Seminole uprisings to the Civil War, they fought for their beloved plantation, their family, and their faith. . .

Margaret Seton had loved the handsome young widower long before she become Lewis Fleming's bride. Together they would rebuild Hibernia on the St. Johns River in northern Florida, and fill it to overflowing with laughter and tears of their large, close-k
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Paperback, 520 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Turner (first published October 1st 1980)
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CeAire
May 22, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Although very well written more as a romantic fiction novel the characters did exist as part of Florida's early history even before it became a state. This is, in essense, an autobiography of Margaret Seton Fleming. One her sons grew up to be a Florida governor. Ms. Price took pains to keep historical facts, dates, and locations correct while interweaving them into the storyline. It was also interesting to read and relate the various geographic locations to current day and marvel how traveling s ...more
Lou Alice
This is one of the best novels I have ever read. I enjoy all of Eugenia Price, but some, like this one and Maria, are among my favorites of all time.
Joan Warren
Jun 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Joni
Feb 03, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: family-saga
Margaret Seton has known since a young age that she loves and will someday marry, the dashing Captain Louis Fleming. Louis is left widowed with three children and his grief is a long and arduous process. Margaret befriends his charming children and claims his heart as her own. They marry and soon have a young family of their own. Thru Indian wars, illness and tragedy their union stands the test of time. Beautiful portrait of a family as well as a history of Florida. This is the third novel in a ...more
Jill Derrick
Feb 16, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Love these stories

Growing up in Florida really made this book come alive for me. Covers so much history that I was not aware of. This is a great read.
IrishFan
I almost didn't read this third book in the series because I disliked the 2nd book so much. However, once I read the summary and realized it was different characters, I decided to give it a go. I really enjoyed it! I would have given it 3.5 stars if I could, not quite 4. I was drawn in to the characters from the beginning and didn't think the story dragged along at all. I just knew that something would happen to at least one son, knowing that the Civil War was coming.

I felt bad for George, never
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Karen
Dec 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Once again Ms Price entertains and inspires me!
Jan Summers
May 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This story about Fleming's Island, FL was shared with me by a friend who lives in Fleming's Island. It's a very interesting fictionalized look at the people and history of that area.
Mj Amirault
Jul 09, 2013 rated it liked it
Summer read for my book club. The facts were interesting, and helps one better understand the trials of people involved in a civil war. Also the hardships of mothers with Sons who are involved in the war. Some times we forget, or perhaps just do not know the trials these mothers (and fathers) go through. This is still happening today in many countries. The facts - interesting, the rest of the story was somewhat boring. I was disappointed in this book, glad to get to the final page!
Judy Tolley
Aug 15, 2011 rated it did not like it
This book was a book club read. Having read Eugenia Price’s “Maria”, this was by far by her worse book in my opinion. A true life story set back in the early 1800s in St. Augustine, Florida area. She was typically a Christian writer and it is reflected in this book. She writes in too much of a descriptive voice as if the reader is too stupid to figure out the details. This book is boring and very detailed with no plot.
Graceann
Nov 27, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: historical fiction fans
Margaret was a real lady who lived in Northern Florida near the turn of the last century - her home and her church still stand on one of the coastal Islands, and after reading this novel, I decided I needed to visit (I haven't made it yet, but I will).
Faye
Aug 28, 2007 rated it it was amazing
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Nicole Wilson
Aug 29, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. It has history of Jacksonville, FL (and the surrounding area). It was such a different time than we know, but they had the same life issues!
Pamela L
Jan 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Engrossing series!
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Eugenia Price was born in Charleston, WV, June 22, 1916, to Walter (a dentist) and Anna Price. At the age of ten, she decided she wanted to be a writer and entered a poem in her school's literary magazine. She was raised as a member of the Methodist Church, but had left the church behind by the time she graduated from high school, at the age of 15, in 1932. She decided to leave writing behind to f ...more
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