Daughter of Twin Oaks (Secret Refuge Series #1)

Daughter of Twin Oaks (Secret Refuge Series #1)

by Lauraine Snelling

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Overview

Seeking to fulfill the promise she made to her dying father, eighteen-year-old Jesselynn Highwood determines to take her little brother and the family's remaining Thoroughbreds from Twin Oaks plantation in Kentucky to her uncle's farm in Missouri, where they will be safe for the remainder of the Civil War.

Dodging Confederate and Union troops, they ride at night and hide during the day. Finally, after encountering hunger, sickness, and the devastation of war, they arrive in Missouri only to discover the situation there puts them in even greater danger.

But Jesselynn will stop at nothing to save her family, the horses, and whatever remains of Twin Oaks.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585589937
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/01/2000
Series: A Secret Refuge , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 116,355
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Lauraine Snelling is an award winning author of over 30 books, both fiction and non fiction for adults and young adults. She has two horse series for young teen girls, the GOLDEN FILLY SERIES which is completed and HIGH HURDLES. Lauraine is also the author of the popular RED RIVER OF THE NORTH series set in North Dakota in the past part of the 19th century. The Bjorklund brothers bring their families from Norway to begin a new life on the land they will turn from prairie to fertile farms.

Besides writing both books and articles, Lauraine teaches at writer's conferences across the country and has an active speaking career. She and husband Wayne have two grown sons, four grand dogs and live in the country where Lauraine can garden, sew, do crafts, cross stitch, enjoy her birds and eventually have a horse again.

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