The First Lady and the Rebel

As the Civil War cracks the country in two, Mary Lincoln stands beside her husband praying for a swift Northern victory. But as the body count rises, Mary can’t help but fear each bloody gain. Because her beloved sister Emily is across party lines, fighting for the South, and Mary is at risk of losing both her country and her family in the tides of a brutal war.

Emily Todd Helm has married the love of her life. But when her husband’s convictions pull them into a war neither wants to join, she must make a choice. Stand by the family she has built in the South or stand against the sister she has always loved best.

With a country’s legacy at stake, how will two sisters shape history?

“Historical fiction enthusiasts will delight in this revealing view of the relationship between Union supporter Mary and her Southern-sympathizing sister. ” —Publishers Weekly

Coming in October 2019!