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Minnie leaves boarding school to spend the summer at The Big House, her cherished Grandpa's home. She enjoys adventure, but she also learns of the dangers posed by the land and a river that can seduce the unwary. The arrival of Minnie's great-grandmother provides her with a fearless female role model as well as tales of the elderly woman's antebellum past and how she survived the Civil War. She also learns of her Grandpa's struggle to build a post-Civil War cotton and lumber empire in a wilderness of swamps, disease, and treacherous men willing to steal and murder.
Minnie's valuable lessons: One must face one's fears head-on, and one must never willingly become a victim. At the close of summer, young Minnie experiences devastating upheaval, but her innate courage allows her to face her fears...and to eventually triumph over them.
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By Winnie White on 09-22-16
Loved the characters
At first I wondered about the young girl telling the story. I wasn't sure if I was going to like that. But I learned to really enjoy her perspective, the characters, and the plot. It kept twisting. I had to buy the second book also. I wish it was already on Audio. I bought it as a Kindle book.