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The Gates Of Trevalyan (Georgia Civil War trilogy, book #2) Family Faith Love War The Gates Of Trevalyan Brings The Turbulent Years Before, During And After The Civil War To Vivid And Passionate Life Trevalyan, The Beautiful Central Georgia Plantation Where Idealistic Young Jenny Mobley And Aristocratic Charles King Marry And Build A Life Together, Becomes A Symbol Of The Heartache And Division Brought By The Nation S Bitter Wounds.Author Jacquelyn Cook Weaves The King Family S Story Into A Tapestry Featuring The Most Compelling Figures Of The Time From Charismatic Statesman Alexander Stephens And His Doomed Love For Elizabeth Craig To Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis And Many Others Richly Detailed And Intensely Researched, THE GATES OF TREVALYAN Breathes The Spirit Of Great Storytelling Into A Fascinating Historical Era.

10 thoughts on “The Gates Of Trevalyan (Georgia Civil War trilogy, book #2)

  1. says:

    This story takes place after the Civil War in southern Georgia, particularly the Trevalyan plantation where our two main characters Jenny Mobley and Charles King make their home as they start their married life together It won t be easy as they adjust to each other Jenny forms a friendship with her maid Tacey as well as having an eye for handsome, Alexander Stephens It is a time when the only thing left to do is make friends The Gates of Trevalyan is a historical novel that encompasses some romance, friendship and some very famous figures like Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis to name a few While I enjoy reading historical novels as that genre was one of the first types of books that I had a pleasure reading Unfortunately I can t say this is the case with this book It moved very slowly throughout the whole book I did finish reading this novel bu...

  2. says:

    SO SLOWI agree wholeheartedly with a previous reviewer that this book is very slow moving and gets bogged down with too many political elements The inclusion of many true life people shows that the author did a great deal of research, none of which add...

  3. says:

    Although this book is a work of fiction, the author abviously did an extreme amount of research into the Civil War If you re not interested in a lot of history, this book won t be for you.There are some interesting characters in this book, but it is mostly about the history of ...

  4. says:

    This read like a history book.

  5. says:

    Civil War in GeorgiaI enjoyed reading about people s lives in Georgia leading up to, during, and after the Civil War I lived for a time in the Atlanta Metro Area which these people would have never dreamed of how it is today It was interesting to read about familiar towns and counties and Atlanta itself as they were then Other interesting topics touched on were the historic figures, the spies, and the...

  6. says:

    The Gates of Trevalyan follows a cast of characters as they try to live and survive the Civil War and its aftermath in Georgia The book does have an idealistic view of slavery and there are situations that are not completely realistic That being said, I did enjoy reading the book Cook draws you into the lives of characters and it s easy to care what happens to them I found it interesting to read about places that are very familiar to me This book is not for eve...

  7. says:

    As a historian and librarian, thought that I would really love this book In the beginning, as I was introduced to main characters Jenny Mobley, Emily Hill, and Charles King, I was still hopeful In many ways this is the classic Gone With the Wind story with large Georgia plantations and all of the trappings of Southern culture and slavery Unfor...

  8. says:

    the story was ok and it def made you think about things from both sides but it was slow and drawn out and in what may have been an effort to show various sides of a complex situation, it bounced around between characters a lot and even on s...

  9. says:

    I enjoyed the writings of books of south and enjoyed reading this book.The author did an amazing job on the history and in research of the book I appreciate the letting the readers about later happened to the people later in life I liked the references for the book as well, that made interesting.

  10. says:

    An Tale of History and of Romance The Gates of Trevalyan by Jacquelyn Cook, is historical tale of the South, before, during, and after the War between the States Woven throughout the storyline is a history of three generations that lived, survived, and bravely suffered for their beliefs.

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