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Northern Temptress

Genres: Romance

When the Civil War arrives on her door step, Gettysburg doctor Alexandra Winters uses her knowledge of medicine to help the wounded. When an uncommonly handsome rebel officer finds her tending the wounded in his battlefield, he takes her for a spy until she confesses her darkest secret; her brother fights for the south. He vows to find her brother and insists on escorting her home. But Alexa already has enough gossip attached to her name thanks to a scandalous divorce; she doesn’t need to be seen keeping company with the enemy at a late hour.


Major Caleb McKenna, CSA, has grown weary of war and bloodshed. Dreams of glory and valor are long gone, as is the memory of his beloved fiancée back home in Georgia. Try as he might, he can’t recall her face. Instead, it’s the bewitching image of Alexa Winters that haunts his every thought. Her stubborn refusal to show weakness is put to the test when he brings news of her missing brother.  His attempt to comfort the stoic beauty quickly engulfs them in a firestorm of passion, leaving Caleb torn between a promise made to the gentle belle awaiting his return – and an emerald-eyed, jet-haired Northern temptress.


When the major is gravely wounded, Alexa comes to his aide. Hiding a Confederate officer in a house filled with recuperating Union soldiers is risky… but fighting their growing desire is a battle they can’t afford to lose. 

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I loved this book from the very first page. The characters haunt you throughout the book. A very fine story telling of how things must have been for people during the Civil War, the horrors and heartbreaks along with hope and redemption. One of my favorite books of all time.

Jane Lewis

This is a wonderful, authentically-researched Civil War love story. The built-in conflict between the hero and heroine–he is a Rebel officer and she’s a spunky Gettysburg woman defending her home–assure a wonderful read. The passionate scenes are searing, and you can feel the horrors of the conflict in every word. This story stayed in my mind long after the last page. I liked it so much, I bought it for my sister’s birthday. She loves a good Civil War tale.

Laura Strickland

Nicole McCaffrey shows her talent for in-depth research then turns that gift into an intense, page turner of a novel. Do Not Miss this one. It’s a wonder

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