By Ginny Dye
Carrie and Janie live their dream in Philadelphia, yet what rate will they pay while cholera sweeps via the US once more?
Robert searches for peace at the plantation, yet forces are in position which are decided to disclaim it.
Moses and Rose are pushed via forces past their keep an eye on to develop into leaders in the course of a violent racial revolution.
Jeremy discovers love, yet will the truth of his background make it most unlikely, and may he live to tell the tale the forces made up our minds to wreck the manufacturing unit?
And will Matthew ultimately loose his middle?
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