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Battles of Destiny Series

Al Lacy
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Battles of Destiny Series : Titles in Order

Book 8
At the Battle of Chancellorsville, four soldiers risk their lives to come to the aid of their friend Rance Dayton while he is under fire. An official commendation from General Stonewall Jackson follows, and the four are proclaimed heroes. But in a matter of days, their lives change drastically when the four mistake General Jackson and other approaching riders for Union soldiers and open fire. Jackson is killed and the four former heroes, now hounded and shamed, head west and turn to lives of crime. And it is Rance Dayton, now a U.S. marshal, who must bring the outlaws to justice.
Book 7
A recent graduate of Harvard Medical School, Hunter McGuire moves to Lexington, Virginia, to complete his internship at a large clinic. There, he falls in love with young nursing student Jodie Lockwood, who is just leaving town to finish training as a surgeon’s assistant. Sadly, by the time he musters up enough courage to follow her to Baltimore, she has moved on, and Hunter can no longer find her. In the years that follow, Dr. Hunter McGuire joins his childhood friend Tom — now “Stonewall” — Jackson at the front lines of the Civil War, while praying for God to return to him his lost love. Miraculously, years later Hunter and Jodie cross paths once again and pledge their love to one another. Yet, out of the past comes a deep, dark family secret that threatens their future, and only the God of heaven can save their love.
Book 6
Writing against the dramatic backdrop of beautiful Brunswick, Maine, and following the story’s main characters into the Battle of Gettysburg-a critical turning point in the Civil War-author Al Lacy spins a tale of courage and lost love as heroic Captain Shane Donovan mourns the failing health of the wife he cherishes and is ultimately reunited with the love of his youth in the bittersweet Season of Valor.
Book 5
Fighting for the Confederacy, Major Dalton learns that enemy soldiers have hurt his beloved wife and caused the death of their unborn son. Will he obtain revenge, or learn that vengeance truly belongs to the Lord?
Book 4
Dramatic Tales of Love and Civil War

The Battles of Destiny series is now available in four attractive two-in-one volumes! Bestselling author Al Lacy packs each dramatic novel in the popular historical fiction series with heartwarming romance and solid moral values. Set during the Civil War, these are the tales of families, soldiers, nurses, and spies as they contend with the deadly threats posed by war and the eternal hope that springs from love. Fast-moving and historically accurate, these stories appeal to men and women who enjoy a trip back in time. Now longtime and new Lacy fans can purchase the entire Battles of Destiny classics and enjoy hours of endless reading pleasure.

The Civil War

Wings of the Wind
Battle of Antietam

Early in his life, tragedy and hardship caused young Hunter McGuire to lose everyone he loved: his parents, his little sister, his best friend. Years later, Dr. Hunter McGuire grieves once again after being separated from the young nursing student who has stolen his heart.

This time, however, a tender reunion takes place after Jodie returns unexpectedly and helps Hunter tend the wounded at the battle of Antietam. Yet their struggles have just begun, for their life together is threatened by more than they realize. And only One can save their love: the God who walks on the wings of the wind.

Turn of Glory
Battle of Chancellorsville

Confederate Major Rance Dayton is wounded on the battlefield and fears he will die until four friends risk their lives to save him. The courageous four are honored and live as heroes until, in the confusion and darkness of a nighttime battle, an unthinkable tragic accident changes their lives forever. The four, so recently renowned as heroes, are now despised and hounded as miscreants, and soon they desert the army and head west to live as outlaws.

It is there that Rance, a newly commissioned U.S. Marshal, meets the four again, this time in very different circumstances but with the knowledge that he owes them his life.


Story Behind the Book

“While studying American history in high school, I was struck with a strange fascination for the Civil War. That fascination grew stronger when I studied it again in college, and I’ve visited many of the sites where the battles took place. When I visited the Appomattox Court House in Virginia , where General Robert E. Lee signed the documents of surrender before General Ulysses S. Grant, I was struck with the thought of creating a series of novels based upon specific battles in the Civil War. I wanted to mold fictional characters with real ones and fill the stories with romance, suspense, intrigue, and the excitement of battle. That’s how the Battles of Destiny series came to be.” –Al Lacy
Book 4
Critically wounded in battle, a handsome officer with amnesia grows to love beautiful Hannah Rose. Risking all he knows and loves, he confronts his memories — including the mysterious woman he may have left behind.
Book 3
Dramatic Tales of Love and Civil War

The Battles of Destiny series is now available in four attractive two-in-one volumes! Bestselling author Al Lacy packs each dramatic novel in the popular historical fiction series with heartwarming romance and solid moral values. Set during the Civil War, these are the tales of families, soldiers, nurses, and spies as they contend with the deadly threats posed by war and the eternal hope that springs from love. Fast-moving and historically accurate, these stories appeal to men and women who enjoy a trip back in time. Now longtime and new Lacy fans can purchase the entire Battles of Destiny classics and enjoy hours of endless reading pleasure.

The Civil War

Joy From Ashes
Battle of Fredericksburg

While fighting to defend his home and family against Union attack, Major Lane Dalton learns that enemy soliders have brutalized his wife. Tragically, the actions of three cruel-hearted Hegland brothers have caused not only the suffering of his bride, but also the death of Layne and Melody’s unborn son.

Thirsting for vengeance, the young major vows to bring judgment upon those responsible, yet surprising circumstances make Dalton, presumed dead by his wife and fellow solider’s, a prisoner of the very men he swore he would destroy.

Season of Valor
Battle of Gettysburg

As teenagers, Shane Donovan and Ashley Kirino promise to love each other forever. But when Ashley’s parents decide to return to Ireland and take their daughter with them, the sweethearts sadly bid each other farewell and accept their fate. After several years, both have found other loves and married. So when Ashley returns to Maine and the friendship between the two is rekindled, Shane and Ashley find that a new kind of love is needed to overcome the sprouting seeds of tragedy in their freshly intertwined lives.

Story Behind the Book

“While studying American history in high school, I was struck with a strange fascination for the Civil War. That fascination grew stronger when I studied it again in college, and I’Ave visited many of the sites where the battles took place. When I visited the Appomattox Court House in Virginia , where General Robert E. Lee signed the documents of surrender before General Ulysses S. Grant, I was struck with the thought of creating a series of novels based upon specific battles in the Civil War. I wanted to mold fictional characters with real ones and fill the stories with romance, suspense, intrigue, and the excitement of battle. That’s how the Battles of Destiny series came to be.” –Al Lacy
Book 3
Jenny’s allegiance lay with the Confederate Army. But her heart belonged to the enemy. Faithful to her family and the land of her birth, young Jenny Jordan covers for her father’s Confederate spy missions. But as she grows closer to handsome Union soldier Buck Brownell. Jenny finds herself torn between devotion to the South and her feelings for the man she is forbidden to love. Overwhelmed by pressure to assist the South, Jenny agrees to carry critical information over enemy lines. But when she is caught in Buck Brownell’s territory, will he follow orders to execute the beautiful spy or find a way to save his Beloved Enemy?
Book 2
Wounded in the Civil War, Captain McGraw is caught between two loves — an army nurse and the wife who abandoned him and now wants him back. A thrilling tale of love and the deadly forces of war.
Book 2
Dramatic Tales of Love and Civil War

The Battles of Destiny series is now available in four attractive two-in-one volumes! Bestselling author Al Lacy packs each dramatic novel in the popular historical fiction series with heartwarming romance and solid moral values. Set during the Civil War, these are the tales of families, soldiers, nurses, and spies as they contend with the deadly threats posed by war and the eternal hope that springs from love. Fast-moving and historically accurate, these stories appeal to men and women who enjoy a trip back in time. Now longtime and new Lacy fans can purchase the entire Battles of Destiny classics and enjoy hours of endless reading pleasure.

THE CIVIL WAR

It was the war that divided our country, shaping destines for future generations. It was the war that brought fourth triumphant men, women, and families who dared to fight bravely, sacrifice unconditionally, and love without end.

Beloved Enemy
Battle of First Bull Run

Faithful to her family and the land of her birth, young Jenny Jordan covers for her father’s Confederate spy missions. But as she grows closer to Union solider Buck Browne, she’s torn between devotion to the South and her feelings for the man she is forbidden to love.

Overwhelmed by pressure to assist the South, Jenny carries critical information over enemy lines and is caught in Buck Brownell’s territory. Will he follow orders to execute the beautiful spy…or find a way to save his beloved enemy?

Shadowed Memories
Battle of Shiloh

Critically wounded on the field of battle, one man struggles to regain his strength and the memories that have slipped away from him. Although he cannot reclaim his ties to the past, he’s soon caught up in the present and the depth of his love for Hannah Rose.

Haunted by amnesia, the handsome officer realizes he may already be married. And so, risking all that he knows and loves, he turns away to confront his shadowed memories, including those of Julie–the mysterious woman he thinks he left behind.

Story Behind the Book

“While studying American history in high school, I was struck with a strange fascination for the Civil War. That fascination grew stronger when I studied it again in college, and I’ve visited many of the sites where the battles took place. When I visited the Appomattox Court House in Virginia , where General Robert E. Lee signed the documents of surrender before General Ulysses S. Grant, I was struck with the thought of creating a series of novels based upon specific battles in the Civil War. I wanted to mold fictional characters with real ones and fill the stories with romance, suspense, intrigue, and the excitement of battle. That’s how the Battles of Destiny series came to be.” –Al Lacy
Book 1
As the civil war begins, the wealthy Ruffin family is torn by forces threatening their way of life. Experience the heartache and dramatic victory of two couples battling jealousy and racial hatred.
Book 1
Dramatic Tales of Love and Civil War

The Battles of Destiny series is now available in four attractive two-in-one volumes! Bestselling author Al Lacy packs each dramatic novel in the popular historical fiction series with heartwarming romance and solid moral values. Set during the Civil War, these are the tales of families, soldiers, nurses, and spies as they contend with the deadly threats posed by war and the eternal hope that springs from love. Fast-moving and historically accurate, these stories appeal to men and women who enjoy a trip back in time. Now longtime and new Lacy fans can purchase the entire Battles of Destiny classics and enjoy hours of endless reading pleasure.

It was the war that divided our country, shaping the destinies of future generations. It was the war that brought forth triumphant men, women, and families who dared to fight bravely, sacrifice unconditionally, and love without end.

THE CIVIL WAR

A Promise Unbroken

As the first winds of Civil War sweep across the Virginia countryside, the wealthy Ruffin family is torn by forces that threaten their way of life and, ultimately, their promises to one another. Mandrake and Orchid, slaves on the Ruffin plantation, must also fight for the desire of their hearts. Heartache and victory. Jealousy and racial hatred. From a prosperous Virginia plantation to a grim jail cell outside of Lynchburg , follow the dramatic story of love indestructible.

A Heart Divided

Wounded early in the Civil War, Captain Ryan McGraw is nursed back to health by army nurse Dixie Quade. In her tender care, love’s seed is sown. But with the sudden appearance of Victoria, the wife who once abandoned Ryan, and the five-year-old son he never knew he had, come threats endangering the lives of everyone involved. Between the deadly forces of war and two loves, McGraw is caught with a heart divided.

Story Behind the Book

“While studying American history in high school, I was struck with a strange fascination for the Civil War. That fascination grew stronger when I studied it again in college, and I’ve visited many of the sites where the battles took place. When I visited the Appomattox Court House in Virginia , where General Robert E. Lee signed the documents of surrender before General Ulysses S. Grant, I was struck with the thought of creating a series of novels based upon specific battles in the Civil War. I wanted to mold fictional characters with real ones and fill the stories with romance, suspense, intrigue, and the excitement of battle. That’s how the Battles of Destiny series came to be.” —Al Lacy

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