Release on 2004 | by Emma Frances Spaulding Bryant
Civil War Bride, Carpetbagger's Wife, Ardent Feminist : Letters and Diaries, 1860-1900
Author: Emma Frances Spaulding Bryant
Pubpsher: Fordham Univ Press
"In this collection of letters, Emma's writings reveal a woman of determination, faith, and integrity who embraced her own causes of women's rights and temperance while maintaining full support for her husband's controversial agenda. Covering her life in Buckfield, Maine, from her marriage to a captain in the Eighth Maine Infantry, to her move to Georgia as the wife of one of the prominent figures in Reconstruction politics, the letters open a window on what life was like for an intelligent, independent woman during three of America's most turbulent decades."--Jacket.
Back from the Dead by Nathan Wright Winston Roy Martin sits alone in a jail cell, wrongly imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. As he awaits the hanging that is sure to come, he is plotting his escape and freedom. But these things come with a price, and it is up to Winston to pay his debts. As he struggles to take his next step, he encounters many new faces, but whom can he trust? One wrong move can mean the difference between seeing another day and the end of the road as Winston knows it.
Juliana Jones (JJ) inherited millions of dollars, but paid a huge price by losing both parents when she was only fifteen. She moved in with Jeb, Ann and Carla Conrad. JJ was naive about the ways of the world, but Carla who was the same age was savvy to sex. She introduced JJ to sex with girls. Work became JJ's first passion, but partying with girl's was a close second. Her wealth continued to grow because she was able tp separate the two. Every time something good happened in her life, it seemed the pitchfork wielding devel was not far behind.
After the game, did Atlanta Braves all-star pitcher Torch Traynor commit murder? More than once? Charlotte Gordon, a Big Four CPA, is convinced he killed her sister, last seen with the ballplayer in a seedy St. Petersburg bar. The police think Charlotte is way off base as her grief boils into a reckless quest for truth. Jeopardizing partnership aspirations, she infiltrates the baseball world, resolute in solving the crime. A gruff Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter helps Charlotte piece together the gruesome trail to a jet-setting neat freak who preys upon newfound lovers. As she risks her relationship, career, and sanity, Charlotte is stalked and strays into the line of fire. Has her obsession gone too far? Will Charlotte see her mistake before it's too late?
FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR GAYLE WILSON comes a gripping tale of tension-filled romance and heart-stopping suspense. IT WASN'T OVER YET Susan Chandler's husband vanished without a trace…along with their one-year-old daughter. Now, seven years later, their car has been pulled from a river in some backwater Mississippi town, along with the body of her husband and an empty baby seat. The local sheriff is calling it an accident, but for Susan, things just don't add up. Major Jeb Bedford has one thing on his mind—to get his body back into working order and rejoin his Delta Force team ASAP. But Susan Chandler's quiet desperation echoes his own struggles. And somehow, protecting Susan and helping her discover the truth becomes more important than anything…
This is a biography of John Emory Bryant, a veteran of the Civil War who became a Carpetbagger in Georgia during the Reconstruction era. A member of the Eighth Maine Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, Bryant fought at the Battle of the Crater. After his service in the war, he returned to Maine to study law; however, before he finished his degree, he was contacted by his former commander and friend, General Rufus Saxton, to join him in "new work . . . among former slaves in the South" with the Freedmen's Bureau, an organization designed to protect and assist the newly freed slaves.