Sisters of Shiloh: A Novel

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"A best-selling novelist enlists her own sister to bring us the story of two Southern sisters, disguised as men, who join the Confederate Army--one seeking vengeance on the battlefield, the other finding love. In a war that pitted brother against brother, two sisters choose their own battle. Joseph and Thomas are fresh recruits for the Confederate Army, daring to join the wild fray that has become the seemingly endless Civil War, sharing everything with their fellow soldiers--except the secret that would mean their undoing: they are sisters. Before the war, Joseph and Thomas were Josephine and Libby. But that bloodiest battle, Antietam, leaves Libby to find her husband, Arden, dead. She vows vengeance, dons Arden's clothes, and sneaks off to enlist with the Stonewall Brigade, swearing to kill one Yankee for every year of his too-short life. Desperate to protect her grief-crazed sister, Josephine insists on joining her. Surrounded by flying bullets, deprivation, and illness, the sisters are found by other dangers: Libby is hurtling toward madness, haunted and urged on by her husband's ghost; Josephine is falling in love with a fellow soldier. She lives in fear both of revealing their disguise and of losing her first love before she can make her heart known to him. In her trademark "vibrant" (Washington Post Book World) and "luscious" (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) prose, Kathy Hepinstall joins with her sister Becky to show us the hopes of love and war, the impossible-to-sever bonds of sisterhood, and how what matters most can both hurt us and heal us"--
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subject_facet Confederate States of America. -- Army -- Fiction, Electronic books, Emotions -- Fiction, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Literary, FICTION / War & Military, False personation -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Impersonation -- Fiction, Secrets -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction
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title_short Sisters of Shiloh
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topic_facet Electronic books, Emotions, False personation, Family life, Fiction, Grief, Historical Fiction, History, Impersonation, Literature, Secrets, Sisters