"Ellis brings to life the hills and plantations of West Virginia, chaotic war-weary Richmond, and the plight of runaway slaves...readers will find the book enjoyable and engrossing."
"Ellis has written a well thought-out novel with great historical details about the war and the Underground Railroad."
--RT Book Reviews
"...The Quaker and the Rebel not only provides a glimpse into American history, it may also challenge readers to consider the reasons behind what they believe."
From the Back Cover
Falls in Love with a Man Loyal to the Confederacy?
Emily Harrison's life has turned upside down. At thebeginning of the Civil War, she bravely attempts to continue her parents' workin the Underground Railroad until their Ohio farm is sold in foreclosure. Nowalone and without a home, she accepts a position as a governess with a doctor'sfamily in slave-holding Virginia. Though it's dangerous, she decides tocontinue her rescue efforts from there.
Alexander Hunt, the doctor's handsome nephew, does not denya growing attraction to his uncle's newest employee. But he cannot take time topursue Emily, for Alexander isn't what he seems--rich, spoiled, and indolent. Hehas a secret identity. He is the elusive Gray Wraith, a fearless man who fightsthe war from the shadows, stealing Union supplies and diverting them to theSouthern cause.
The path before Alexander and Emilyis complicated. The war brings betrayal, entrapment, and danger. Amid theirgrowing feelings for each other, can they trust God with the challenges theyface to provide them with a bright future?