By Tracie Peterson
Driven aside by means of Their prior, Can the Bonds of Sisterhood live to tell the tale What Lies Ahead?
From the dramatic culture of such classics as Little girls and 1000 Acres comes Tracie Peterson's modern novel, A slim Thread. famous for her Westward Chronicles sequence in addition to her ancient sequence with Judith Pella, Peterson now makes use of her agile storytelling talents to take on a family members saga concerning the bonds of sisterhood, which you may no longer are looking to miss.
United for the 1st time in years, 5 sisters go back to their adolescence as a way to bid farewell to a mom they by no means knew, misplaced to the area that had made her a celeb. understanding her in simple terms in her movies, the sisters consider neither an emotional reference to her tragic loss of life nor with one another. simply their deep love for his or her godly grandmother, Mattie, pulls them together.
In the wake of the funeral, the Mitchell sisters notice the impression in their absent mom at the offerings they've made all through their lives. A...
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If he can’t dissuade these men from running, no one can. There must be something really fierce chasing them. Our cavalry should be protecting their rear. But perhaps they’re engaged with Confederate riders. It looks as if everyone is mixed in together. I’m afraid you’re not very safe at this moment, miss. ” Annie nodded. “You, too, Mother. ” “Yes, soon, darling, I just want to make sure these boys . ” At that moment, Thomas Walker’s prediction came true. Out of the corn burst twenty horses, kicking and snorting, hot to race on.
One played a mouth harp. Several played cards. A few chatted easily with their captors like classmates in a school yard during recess. Young Confederates scampered from one mass to another, carrying messages, carrying water, carrying questions—“Ain’t we going to ride on? ” “What should I do with this man, doctor? ” “Did you see how they ran, by God, did you see? ” Down by the ruined corn, campfires burned, and the smell of coffee and salt pork frying in thick grease drifted toward Annie. She hadn’t eaten since early morning.
Army in the spring and had been put to work in the quartermaster general’s office making sure the army was well fed and outfitted with shoes and blankets. As a clerk, he would never aim a gun at Laurence. But Annie still couldn’t believe that Miriam seemed so comfortable sitting and drinking tea with someone committed to crushing the Confederacy. “It’s not like that,” Miriam had said the night before. “This war will put all of us in strange positions. No matter what happens, we are family. I myself would have preferred that we stayed in the Union, darling.
A Slender Thread by Tracie Peterson