To Whisper Her Name: Belle Meade Plantation Series, Book 1
Olivia Aberdeen, destitute widow of a murdered carpetbagger, gratefully accepts an invitation from "Aunt" Elizabeth Harding, mistress of Belle Meade Plantation and the dearest friend of Olivia's late mother. Expecting to be the Harding's housekeeper, Olivia is disillusioned once again when she learns the real reason why Elizabeth's husband, Confederate General William Giles Harding, agreed to her coming. Caring for an ill Aunt Elizabeth, Olivia is caught off guard by her feelings for Ridley Adam Cooper, a southern-born son who--unbeknownst to her and everyone else--fought for the Union.
Determined to learn "the gift" that Belle Meade's head horse trainer, Bob Green, possesses, Ridley is a man desperate to end the war still raging inside him while harboring secrets that threaten his life. As Ridley seeks to make peace within himself for "betraying" the South he loved, Olivia is determined to never be betrayed again...
Set within the remarkable history of Nashville's historic Belle Meade Plantation, comes a story about enslavement and freedom, arrogance and humility, and the power of love to heal even the deepest of wounds.
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|Grouping Title||to whisper her name|
|Grouping Author||alexander tamera|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-08-20 22:44:32PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-08-20 23:34:16PM|
|available_at_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids|
|detailed_location_catalog||Bellevue - Adult Audiobook, Edmondson Pike - Adult Audiobook, Hermitage - Adult Audiobook|
"Already a USA TODAY bestseller, this novel draws a fresh thread in this author's historical fiction tapestry. Tamera Alexander's painstaking research into the people, places and times of which she writes is evident on every page and she depicts the famous residents of post-bellum Nashville with great detail and even greater affection." —USA TODAY
From bestselling author Tamera Alexandercomes an exquisite historical novel set against the real history of Belle Meade Plantation in Nashville, Tennessee, that explores the struggles of real people of the post-war South and the journeys of a man and a woman scarred by betrayal.
Olivia Aberdeen, destitute widow of a man shot as a traitor to the South, is shunned by proper society and gratefully accepts an invitation from Elizabeth Harding, mistress of Belle Meade Plantation. Expecting to be the Hardings' head housekeeper, Olivia is disillusioned when she learns the real reason Elizabeth's husband, Confederate General William Giles Harding, agreed to her coming. Not finding the safe haven she expects, Olivia is caught off guard by her feelings for Ridley Adam Cooper, a man who seems anything but a Southern gentleman.
Branded a traitor by some, Ridley Cooper, a Southern son who chose to fight for the Union, is a man desperate to end the war still raging inside him. Determined to learn "the gift" that Belle Meade's head horse trainer and former slave, Bob Green, possesses, Ridley harbors secrets that threaten both their lives.
As Ridley seeks to make peace within himself for fighting against the South he loved, Olivia is determined to never be betrayed again.
"To Whisper Her Name has everything a fine historical novel needs: characters we truly care about, struggles that really matter, splashes of humor to engage us, and period details that bring the past to vibrant life. Ridley and Olivia both arrive with heartaches and disappointments tucked in their traveling bags. Watching them unpack those memories and make room for the Lord's cleansing touch is pure reading pleasure." —Liz Curtis Higgs, New York Times bestselling author
"Alexander writes a beautiful story of love, friendship and finding purpose. The passion the characters have for one another and their dreams will keep readers engaged to the very last word. Book one in the Belle Meade Plantation series reminds readers that their path in life may twist and turn in unexpected ways, but God still has a good plan for their lives." —RT Book Reviews
"To Whisper Her Name will grab you and not let go. It's a beautiful, powerful story with unforgettable characters who face the unthinkable with honor while a captivating romance blooms where seeds should never have been scattered." —Cindy Woodsmall, New York Times and CBA bestselling author
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|isbn||154360501, 9780310413134, 9780310413141, 9781543605013, 9781543605020|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000509878|CD audio book|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Grand Haven, MI :||15 audio discs (17 hrs.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:0ccf34da-f691-4dbd-8ead-00e3672514cd|eBook|eBook||English|Zondervan|2012|, overdrive:f947359b-7882-41d5-a6ec-f1f7ac887af6|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Zondervan|2012||
|series||Belle Meade Plantation novels|
|series_with_volume||Belle Meade Plantation novels|0001|
|subject_facet||Belle Meade Plantation (Tenn.) -- History, Christian fiction, American, Historical fiction, American, Love stories, American, Tennessee -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Veterans -- Fiction, Widows -- Fiction|
|title_display||To Whisper Her Name|
|title_full||To Whisper Her Name Belle Meade Plantation Series, Book 1, To whisper her name / Tamera Alexander|
|title_short||To Whisper Her Name|
|title_sub||Belle Meade Plantation Series, Book 1|
|topic_facet||Christian Fiction, Christian fiction, American, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, American, History, Love stories, American, Veterans, Widows|