Trying to redeem himself for the death of his fiancee's brother, Wesley Cole has put himself in the front lines of every battle he's fought in the Civil War, until hours before his next major battle when he accidentally meets the one woman who's love and forgiveness can offer him peace.
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Abby bit her lip and shook her head. "No, Wes, we'll go together. You don't have to prove anythin' to me."
But he had to prove it to himself. He wasn't a coward!
He stared at her for several heartbeats. He never blamed her for breaking their engagement; he knew she deserved better than him. But this war was so uncertain, their lives all so fragile he wondered if they'd stay safe, if he'd ever see them again--Abby or the boy.