Letters to Mary

Letters to Mary

by Marge Burke

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Overview

Historical fiction based on actual letters written from Daniel to Mary during the civil war. Mary Crouch and her two young children are as much casualties of the Civil War as the soldiers themselves. Mary is afraid of losing her Daniel, afraid of all the dangers she must face with her children, and of failing at the work it will take to keep their lives going. What her trials prove is that Mary is as courageous as Daniel. Mary struggles to keep her focus, longing for words of love and encouragement but receiving empty words on the pages of Daniel's letters. Daniel's journey takes him to southern battlefields; Mary's journey is one of determination and faith, and finding answers from very unexpected sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781983867903
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/01/2014
Pages: 508
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

Marge Burke lives in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. She has been published in newspapers, magazines and anthologies locally. Letters to Mary is her first novel. She has two grown children, six grandchildren, and has worked for over forty years for two local automobile dealerships. She teaches a kindergarten Sunday school class and belongs to several writer's groups. Her favorite activities are writing, reading, historical research, tending her flower gardens, and spending time with her family.

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