New Moon Rising: Second Novel in the St. Simons Trilogy
DescriptionA rich and riveting tale of love, hardship, and the journey for happiness in the war-torn South. In New Moon Rising, Eugenia Price gives us a story of faith and courage that follows the struggle of James Gould's son Horace to find his own place in life. Reaching manhood in the tumultuous years before the Civil War, Horace returns to St. Simons and finds himself disheartened by the intolerance on his beloved island. However, he wins the heart of lovely neighbor Deborah Abbott, who adores her "Mr. Gould" and becomes his wife, despite the difference in their years. She is not concerned with his rumored past, but she is saddened by his lack of faith. Filled with romance, hardship, and adventure, this sequel to Lighthouse vividly portrays the antebellum South while revealing an independent man's search for happiness.
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About the Author
Eugenia Price (1916-1996) was a New York Times bestselling author of 39 books, with over 40 million copies sold. She is best known for her historical romantic antebellum novels.
"Not since Gone with the Wind has a book told the South's story in the way that New Moon Rising does. Miss Price has a feeling for the land, for its beauty and its secrets." --Book News
"This is more than a Civil War novel, more than a romance, more than an adventure story . . . This is a book to be read, without qualification." --Cincinnati Inquirer
"Ms. Price [has a] knack for recreating a bygone era with such compelling and authentic historic detail." --The New York Times
"Newcomers to Ms. Price's work should soon join her legions of faithful readers." --Chattanooga Times "[Price is]" a consummate storyteller of meticulously researched and emotionally moving novels of the South." --Rave Reviews