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Enemy Women: Enemy Women

Paulette Jiles

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For the Colleys of southeastern Missouri, the War between the States is a plague that threatens devastation, despite the familys avowed neutrality. For eighteen-year-old Adair Colley, it is a nightmare that tears apart her family and forces her andMoreFor the Colleys of southeastern Missouri, the War between the States is a plague that threatens devastation, despite the familys avowed neutrality. For eighteen-year-old Adair Colley, it is a nightmare that tears apart her family and forces her and her sisters to flee.The treachery of a fellow traveler, however, brings about her arrest, and she is caged with the criminal and deranged in a filthy womens prison. But young Adair finds that love can live even in a place of horror and despair. Her interrogator, a Union major, falls in love with her and vows to return for her when the fighting is over. Before he leaves for battle, he bestows upon her a precious gift: freedom.Now an escaped enemy woman, Adair must make her harrowing way south buoyed by a promise ... seeking a home and a family that may be nothing more than a memory.