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Forgotten History (Chesapeake Antiques, Bk 1)
Forgotten History - Chesapeake Antiques, Bk 1 Author:Pam Hanson, Barbara Andrews When Miriam Maxwell returns to her Chesapeake area hometown to take over her late sister Ruthie's antiques store, she reconnects with Bess Watkins, an old friend who, along with her granddaughter Phoebe, begins helping Miriam with the shop. As Miriam struggles to organize her sister's jumbled store, her very first customer turns out to b... more »e Samuel Bentley, who she dated in high school. He buys an heirloom desk and later discovers, hidden in the drawer, a cryptic map with an uncomfortable implication: Miriam's ancestor was a deserter from the Confederate army! Guided by tantalizing clues -- antique photographs, an old Bible, and visits to a military cemetery -- Miriam and Samuel piece together the slim evidence. Will the information they uncover exonerate Miriam's ancestor? In the course of their research, they begin to realize that their feelings for each other run deeper than their shared love of history.« less
This is the first of two books by this mother, daughter team and I truly enjoyed it very much. I like shorter series best and this one is excellent. Great cozy, wonderful story and the second one will probably be just as good. Great, fun, characters look forward to meeting them again.