With This Pledge

With This Pledge History takes on vivid life in the stunning first full length installment of Tamera Alexander s new series The Carnton Novels On the night of November a brutal battle in Franklin Tennessee

  • Title: With This Pledge
  • Author: Tamera Alexander
  • ISBN: 0718081838
  • Page: 417
  • Format: Paperback
  • History takes on vivid life in the stunning first full length installment of Tamera Alexander s new series, The Carnton Novels.On the night of November 30, 1864, a brutal battle in Franklin, Tennessee, all but decimates the Confederacy and nearly kills Captain Roland Ward Jones A decorated Mississippi sharpshooter, Jones has a vision on the battlefield and, despite the se History takes on vivid life in the stunning first full length installment of Tamera Alexander s new series, The Carnton Novels.On the night of November 30, 1864, a brutal battle in Franklin, Tennessee, all but decimates the Confederacy and nearly kills Captain Roland Ward Jones A decorated Mississippi sharpshooter, Jones has a vision on the battlefield and, despite the severity of his wounds, believes his life will be spared But a life without his leg, he can t abide He compels Elizabeth Lizzie Clouston governess to the McGavock family at the Carnton mansion to intervene should the surgeon decide to amputate True to her word, Lizzie speaks on his behalf and saves not only the captain s leg but also his life.When a fourteen year old soldier dies in Lizzie s arms that night, the boy s final words, whispered with urgency, demand that Lizzie deliver them to their intended recipient But all she has is the boy s first name And, as she soon discovers, there s no record of him ever having enlisted How can she set out alone across a land so divided by war and hatred to honor her pledge Even , does she dare accept Captain Jones s offer to accompany her As he coalesces at Carnton, romance has blossomed between him and Lizzie a woman already betrothed to a man she does not love.From the pages of history and the personal accounts of those who endured the Battle of Franklin, Tamera Alexander weaves the real life lov

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    • Tamera Alexander

      Tamera Alexander is a USA Today bestselling author and one of today s most popular writers in the inspirational historical fiction genre She and her husband live in Nashville, Tennessee, not far from the Southern mansions that serve as the backdrop for six of her award winning novels.

    362 thoughts on “With This Pledge

    • Well, that was excellent and a work of art It s so hard to find modern Civil War era fiction that s layered and conflicted rather than being a black and white us vs them in the sense of moral choice, not in sense of skin color sort of story This one had layers on top of layers and was incredibly researched The stories about Carnton makes me want to up and go visit posthaste, and learning that Roland and Lizzie really did fall in love there plus getting to read some bits from their actual Well, t [...]


    • This book is just AMAZING When I think of Civil War fiction I have two favorite authors that I believe nail it and Tamera Alexander is one of them I read historical fiction because it fascinates me and for what I can learn from it This book is heavy, don t kid yourself if you read this book you will feel something It takes place during the heat of the battle and we are there right along with the author in the thick of things Many of the characters are based on actual people who lived This book i [...]


    • Oh, to try to put into words how good this book is.I am sitting here three days after I finished it, still not able to pick up my next book because I want to keep this story in my mind If you noticed the five star rating, it is because this is what I love in a book, and it touches on all the important markers for me that make great Christian fiction.Set during the Civil War, you are thrust into the horrible aftermath of the battle While the author definitely gives you the gritty truth of the se [...]


    • Reviewed at The Power of Words This Pledge is a masterpiece a literary work of art that, like an intricate painting, engages your senses as you discover and through its complexity, and it forever lingers in your thoughts Through what must have been exhaustive research, Tamera Alexander has fleshed out real life events and characters into a novel that entertains, resonates with the reader, and challenges your thinking With This Pledge ranks among the most Reviewed at The Power of Words This Pledg [...]


    • The first book in Tamera Alexander s new series is a thoroughly engaging read from first page to last and brings home both the personal and collective cost of war I became almost as attached to some of the soldiers Lizzie tended as she did, even shedding tears with her at various times during the story, and I have nothing but admiration for Lizzie and for the countless women and men who have done as she did throughout the pages of history stepped up to assist with the medical and emotional car T [...]


    • Once I started this book, I did not want to put it down The chapters flew by without notice The story grabbed my heart and stole my breath away Even now, I keep thinking about it The Civil War and its horrific aftermath are painted with a delicate hand I won t forget this book, nor Lizzie or Roland If you love historical romance, you can not miss this story, or really any of this author s fantastic work With This Pledge is a chilling read at times, but it also brought me to tears tha Once I star [...]


    • This is a spectacular read by Tamera Alexander The history packed into this novel is amazing She pulls the reader into the story by using all senses The scenes are set incredibly well, the characters are written so well, and she really brings this true battle to life Once again she has written an amazing novel It is definitely a heavy read, but it is incredibly well done.


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