Synopses & Reviews
When the Yankees arrive in Roswell, Georgia, spunky Leigh Ann Conners places a French flag upon the familys mill. She hopes the Yankees will then spare the mill from destruction, but her actions have disastrous results. Sent north with the women and children who worked in the mill—all branded traitors for making fabric for Confederate uniforms—Leigh Ann embarks on a journey that requires her to find her own inner strength. Only then will she be able to rise above the war raging around her.
"A must-read for those who enjoy historical fiction. Those who have not yet found a love for the genre will be pulled in by this one with its realistic mixture of action, adventure, romance, and scandalous family drama."—Childrens Literature
When the Yankees arrive in Roswell, Georgia, Leigh Ann Conners places a French flag upon the family's mill. She hopes the Yankees will then spare the mill from destruction, but her actions have disastrous results.
An intimate portrait of a young Confederate woman discovering her strength and courage as the Civil War rages around her. Leigh Ann of Roswell
is a touching story of family and independence by the acclaimed historical novelist, Ann Rinaldi.
About the Author
ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. A self-made writer and newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, Ms. Rinaldi attributes her interest in history to her son, who enlisted her to take part in historical reenactments up and down the East Coast. She lives with her husband in central New Jersey.