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Northern Star
Northern Star
Author: Jodi Thomas
The raging fury of war was ending. But their perilous passion had just begun... Hauntingly beautiful Perry McLain was desperate to escape the powerful Union Army captain who pursued her, seeking vengeance for her rebellion. Yet, her vow to save the handsome Hunter Kirkland plunged her deep into enemy territory and into the tortuous flames of des...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781557733962
ISBN-10: 1557733961
Publication Date: 10/1990
Pages: 362
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 13 ratings
Publisher: Diamond Books
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 4
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The Northern Star by Jodi Thomas is simply a wonderful tale of Perry McLain and Hunter Kirkland. From the beginning the story sets off into an action-packed tale of this wonderful duo, and it keeps the active pace from beginning to end.
Perry is running from the Union Army after setting fire to her plantation home and fields, to prevent them from seizing the property. Captain Wade Williams of the Union Army is searching for Perry in order to try her as a traitor. Wade is always a close step behind her, and Perry must take some daring moves in order to protect herself. One of which is to pose as a boy in dirty clothes and a filthy hat. This works well, as nobody pays much attention to the dirty boy, especially when there is so much bloodshed around them from the war.

While hiding out in an old barn, Perry finds a seriously wounded Captain Hunter Kirkland. While attempting to save the Captain and find him the medical care he desperately needs, Perry is taken directly into the hands of the Union Army and her enemy, Wade Williams - also Hunter's hated cousin. Amoung these conflicts, Perry manages to remove her boyish costume at times, and Hunter starts to believe the woman he sees is merely a wonderful dream. As he continues to dream and think of this beautiful angel, the two become closer and closer, and Hunter soon believes he's going insane with this impossible fantasy. As his health returns, he tries to continue life without thinking of this angel of his dreams, but she's always in his thoughts.

There are many twists and turns, and unforgettable characters along the way that will keep anyone entertained from the first page to the last. The romance is sweet and quite flowery, but the conflicts and action is intense.
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