By Alyssa Cole
For the entire battle among the States, Marlie Lynch has helped the reason in peace: with coded letters approximately anti-Rebel uprisings in her Carolina woods, tisanes and poultices for Union prisoners, and silent reduction to fleeing slave and Freeman alike. Her previously enslaved mother’s traditions and the identify of a white father she by no means knew have secure her—until the vicious accomplice domestic shield claims Marlie’s domestic for his or her new base of operations within the guerilla struggle opposed to Southern resistors of the insurgent cause.
Unbeknowst to these below her roof, escaped prisoner Ewan McCall is sheltering in her laboratory. possible a quiet thinker, Ewan has his personal background with the tough captain of the house defend, and a considerate yet unbending power Marlie reveals irresistible.
whilst the revelation of a beautiful kinfolk mystery areas Marlie’s freedom at the line, she and Ewan need to run for his or her lives into the adversarial Carolina evening. Following the trail of the Underground Railroad, they locate themselves stuck up in a vicious conflict that may sprint their hopes of love—and freedom—before they ever move country lines.
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