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Broken Promises by Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman
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Mar 29, 2011 | ISBN 9780345524553

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“Brings the era to life with considerable sophistication and narrative flair.”—Joseph J. Ellis, winner of the Pulitzer Prize

“A stirring tale of America’s most precarious hour . . . a compelling read and masterly history as well.”—David Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Freedom from Fear

“Delivers a fascinating combination of historical romance and a large dose of history…Hoffman provides a look at one of our forgotten heroes…[and] an additional perspective on a very harrowing time in American history.”—Free Lance-Star

“A genuine page-turner…Beguiling…Successful on many levels, the novel demonstrates Cobbs Hoffman’s literary sensitivity for lively details that shine a light into an area that, in the minds of many, remains one of the dimmest corners of war memory.”–Civil War Book Review

“Broken Promises combines the historical and fictional storylines with ease and is very accurate in relating the events of the 1860s. The novel flows nicely, dialogue is credible, and the story holds one’s attention to the end. I recommend this book to all lovers of Civil War-era fiction.”–Civil War News

“I completely loved Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman’s Broken Promises…The true life of Charles Adams is mixed tastefully with a fictional romance in a completely realistic picture of the Civil War. I applaud this book, and will definitely be recommending it to my friends.”–Book Divas

“Draws readers into [a] fresh take on the American Civil War.”—Kirkus Discoveries
“North or South, a must-read.”—Brian Balogh, co-host of BackStory with the American History Guys

“The best that historical fiction has to offer—a smart read with an intriguing array of real and invented characters.”—Laurel Corona, author of Finding Emilie

“A very accessible way to learn history…Broken Promises also illuminates the role of women during the period as they were fighting for their own freedoms. Julia is an admirable woman and Baxter Sams is a very lucky man.”–Huntington News

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