Book Description

Love Abideth Still by Scott R. Rezer

The Indie Book of the Day for 10th of August, 2014!

Genre: Literary, Historical

March, 1863. The War Between the States has raged for nearly two years.

Five months after his death, the body of Sarah’s estranged husband, a Union soldier, finally comes home for burial in Philadelphia. Taylor’s burial, though, rather than putting her unresolved grief to rest, begins a journey that will not just test her faith, but will plumb the depths of her devotion to her dead husband.

When anger and sorrow push her to the edge of despair, Sarah turns to the few letters sent to her by Taylor from the frontlines in a desperate need to understand the guilt she feels over his death. But, as the war continues to tear the nation asunder and rumors of a Confederate invasion threaten the North, Sarah’s own sense of patriotic duty begins to awaken. And with that newfound obligation, she discovers in the letters she once dismissed as weak attempts to convince her of his duty to the nation, that Taylor’s voice has the power to soften a heart grown bitter and cold from beyond the grave. Taylor’s letters, though, do not tell the full story of his life as a soldier, a story Sarah will never know…

From the bloody battlefields of Winchester and Bull Run to the quiet streets of Philadelphia, Love Abideth Still is a fictional story based upon the lives of the author’s Civil War ancestors whose sacrifice–like so many others who loved and lost during the War Between the States–has not been forgotten. It is a moving story of war and forgiveness, one in which a young woman discovers that it is possible to fall in love again with her husband even when separated from him by the finality of death.

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Book Insight

  • File Size: 3011 KB
  • Print Length: 297 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00GH0E0BW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled 
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled 
  • Lending: Not Enabled

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Scott R. Rezer was born in 1963 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and enlisted in the United States Air Force after graduating from high school. He and his wife have two grown children. They live in the Desert Southwest. He is the author of three books; Shadow of the Mountain: A Novel of the Flood; Love Abideth Still: A Novel of the Civil War; and his first novel, The Leper King, an historical fantasy of the Crusades.

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