A Quilt for Christmas

A Quilt for Christmas

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"It is 1864 and Eliza Spooner's husband Will has joined the Kansas volunteers to fight the Conferedates, leaving her with their two children and in charge of their home and land. Eliza is confident that he will return home, and she helps pass the months making a special quilt to keep Will warm during his winter months in the army. When the unthinkable happens, she takes in a a woman and child who have been left alone and made vulnerable by the war, and she finds solace and camaraderie amongst the women of her quilting group. And when she is asked to help hide an escaped slave, she must decide for herself what is right, and who can she can count on to help her."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781250045942
1250045940
9781466846081
Branch Call Number: FICTION DALLAS SANDRA
Characteristics: 242 pages ; 20 cm

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AnnabelleLee27 Dec 18, 2016

A short, sweet, and romantic Christmas story from Sandra Dallas set in Kansas during the Civil War. While the plot and characters are not as complex as in her other novels, the story moves along quickly with interesting twists and a tidy, satisfying ending. A nice, light, historical Christmas read.

LaughingOne Dec 26, 2014

Sandra Dallas' novels are always wonderfully written, with well-drawn characters and stories that grab me. This particular story is set during the end of and after the Civil War, and focuses on four women friends who regularly come together to quilt, but also come together during these war times to support each other and to comfort the women whose husbands are killed in the war. I felt like I was right there with them, that's how good Dallas writes. Yes, I recommend this novel.

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