Orphaned when her father dies in the Civil War, Molly Petree is taken in by Uncle Junius on his Agate Hill plantation. But the terminally ill Junius is manipulated into marriage by his housekeeper, Selena, who inherits Agate Hill upon his death. Neglected and abused under Selena's watch, Molly escapes to a better life with help from her father's closest battlefield companion. But as she grows into a refined, educated woman, Molly remains haunted by tragedy.
Hugely popular romance author Gwyneth Atlee returns with a heart-rending tale of deception, betrayal, lust and lost innocence. Set on a Memphis estate during the summer of 1862, Innocent Deceptions is the story of Charlotte Randolph, a Southern lady who, through circumstance, is forced to spy for the Confederacy. This highly entertaining historical romance will sweep listeners away with its rich period detail and passionately drawn characters.