Discover how Elise, a 'Southern Spy',
struggles between love and her beliefs in the
traditions of the "Old South." Tragedies of
war unfold in this small community of Fairfax,
Virginia, only 26 miles from the Union capital
of Washington. Follow along as this small
town comes to terms with enemy occupation,
even though they voted to become part of
the Confederate States of America.
Right from the onset of the war, the first
major battle fought only miles from their
homes in Manassas Junction, everyday new
threats from Bushwhackers, Northern
Sympathizers, and raids from both sides
besiege this small community.
Uncover the shocking past indiscretions that
place the lives of this rich cast of characters
in harm's way.
|Newly released - Fall 2007
As Elise struggles to endure the hardships, suppression, and anger of this
explosive time, she soon discovers there is no glory in war. A path of death
and destruction lies before her as the Civil War rages on, changing her life
and those she loves forever.
Linda hopes that you've enjoyed the brief synopsis of, 'Rebel Dove'. To continue
reviewing 'Doves Collect', please click on 'Doves Migration', book 3, in the series.
This riveting tale has been adapted into a '3-part Mini-series' and for your
consideration the entire first season of a one-hour weekly series is available at
. . . “This was truly an epic love story, the kind that makes the old South
seem as romantic as we picture it. Daly has released this novel as part of a
series in which this was the second. It did very well as a stand alone and
lovers of the old Southern love stories will really enjoy this novel.”
Affaire de Coeur
"Plan to add "Rebel Dove" to your collection of favorite Civil War stories.
These characters, some already in your circle of acquaintances from
“Virtuous Dove”, take readers to a time and place etched in our country's
As we approach the sesquicentennial of the many events related to The Late
Unpleasantness, we'll take the memories of these characters with us."
Author of, “But What Do I Know?” and weekly columnist for The Cherokee
Linda Daly has written a fabulously exciting novel that includes both ends of
the social register -- those of the privileged and disadvantaged. A fast
paced riveting tale that is difficult to put down.
Retired R. N., Lakeland, FL
The story has enough romance, adventure, idealism, intrigue and
slave/owner love affairs to fill its pages. A great read.
Cambridge Literary Associates
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|cover design by Sean Dickey
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