Belva Plain – Crescent City

23. Crescent City by Belva Plain (1984)
Length: 429 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction
Started: 12 March 2012
Finished: 16 March 2012
Where did it come from? From a Library Book Sale
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 1 June 2009
Why do I have it? I like Belva Plain as an author and have read and enjoyed several  books by this author in the past.


She was the stunning daughter of a wealthy Jewish merchant. From an idyllic childhood in opulent New Orleans, Miriam Raphael would be swept up into the turmoil of the Civil War. Forced to choose between her duties as a Southern wife and mother and her love for a forbidden man and a forbidden cause, Miriam is at the center of a whirlwind of divided loyalties and divided hearts.


I really enjoyed this book. This was the first time that I have read this book, even though I love Belva Plain as an author. This is actually the first book that I’ve read that takes place during the American Civil War and give it a strong A+!


A+! – (96-100%)


Till we Meet Again, Glow Brightly as Moonlight

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