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Enemy women [a novel]

Young Adair Randolph Colley is taken prisoner after being denounced as a Confederate spy, and when she writes her life story the jailer falls in love with her and they plan an escape.

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  • "Follows Adair, the daughter of modest farmers in the Missouri Ozarks, who is wrongly accused of enemy collaboration by the Union militia, as she falls in love with her interrogator and embarks on a perilous journey to find her family."
  • "Young Adair Randolph Colley is taken prisoner after being denounced as a Confederate spy, and when she writes her life story the jailer falls in love with her and they plan an escape."@en
  • "For the Colley family of southeastern Missouri, the War Between the States is a nightmare that tears them apart and forces teenage Adair and her sisters to flee. Betrayed, Adair is caged in a filthy women's prison, only to have her interrogator, a Union major, fall for her, bestowing precious freedom on her. Now she must make her harrowing way south, seeking a home and family that may be nothing more than a memory."
  • "In the Missouri Ozarks during the Civil War, Adair Colley is falsely accused of being a Confederate spy - a charge that lands her in prison. There she meets her interrogator, Maj. William Neumann, and the two fall in love. They vow to meet again after the war, though Neumann must return to the fighting, and Adair attempts a long journey to return to what's left of her home."@en
  • "Despite the neutrality of her family, the Yankees imprison Adair Colley's father. She sets out to seek his release and instead is detained in a filthy women's prison. When her interrogator, a Union major falls in love with her and sets her free, Adair must make her harrowing way south, seeking home and family that may no longer exist."@en
  • "For the Colleys of southeastern Missouri, the War between the States is a plague that threatens devastation, despite the family's 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 women's 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. -Back cover."

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  • "War stories"@en
  • "War stories"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Audiobooks"@en
  • "Love stories"
  • "Love stories"@en
  • "History"@en
  • "History"
  • "Historical fiction"@en

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  • "Enemy women [a novel]"@en
  • "Enemy women"@en
  • "Enemy women"