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Subject: Romance novels set during war
Date Posted: 2/23/2011 11:54 PM ET
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Hi everyone,

Does anyone have suggestions for romance novels set during any U.S. war starting with and after the Civil War? I'm interested in both fiction and non-fiction, but no Harlequin books. More like books similar to Gone with the Wind or A Farewell to Arms. Thanks!

Date Posted: 2/24/2011 10:00 AM ET
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One Wore Blue, One Wore Gray, One Rode West-Heather Graham

The Prisioner Cheryl Reavis-probably my favorite of hers. It's a harlequin however-one of their historicals

Suzanne Brockmann and Catherine Mann for contemporaries.  Both have written categories-both have also written longer ones. 

Date Posted: 2/24/2011 10:45 AM ET
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North and South by John Jakes  and sequels- set during the Civil War

Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer- WWII though set very much "on the homefront"

 

Date Posted: 2/24/2011 12:11 PM ET
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I would have to second John Jakes. North and South is a classic in that regard.
Date Posted: 2/25/2011 7:16 AM ET
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I would second Heather Graham's trilogy . . . especially One Wore Gray.  I absolute loved the hero, Daniel.  (sigh)

Ashes in the Wind . . . Katleen Woodiwiss

 

Date Posted: 2/27/2011 10:28 PM ET
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Loved Morning Glory- I'll second that one.

Date Posted: 3/5/2011 10:19 PM ET
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