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The Bridge Tender

416 pages6 hours


"The Bridge Tender," a courtroom drama, is a smoldering tale of murder, intrigue, and love set in a small southern town during the early months of the Civil War. Because the town's celebrated Bird Festival has brought in many visitors from Europe, the town is pressured for reasons of diplomatic recognition into giving a trial to its bridge tender for murdering her master. But as the trial progresses, the town's divided citizens learn that she is pregnant with a unique child whose birth will spark a different kind of civil war for the town on a beautiful little blue river that spills out into the sea.

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