a keeper.—Publishers Weekly, Starred ReviewUSA Best Book Awards: General Fiction - FinalistEUGENIA PANISPORCHI LIVES WITH HER MOTHER, TEACHES CHAUCER, AND REMEMBERS ALL HER PAST LIVES. When the Civil War erupts and his cotton steamer becomes a confederate warship, Robert seizes the opportunity to pursue freedom for himself and the people he loves. Abby fights inner demons and tries to find her place in Charleston high society while her brooding guardian reconciles the past and returns to his beloved cause. the top of her “yes” list is her sometimes surly and controlling boss: her father. Readers who are interested in Civil War history will enjoy this novel." Writing from the unique point of view of a suicide survivor who is also a But now, with all our lives at risk, I found myself navigating that most perilous edge . Then readers learn that he was once involved in liberating captives from slave ships and continues to shelter black refugees. Lovers of Civil War-era historical fiction will rejoice at Friedland’s triumphant novel of love, friendship, and the most important issues of the day.” —Bethany Ball, author of What to do About the Solomons "The complicated history of the antebellum South comes alive in Friedland's debut novel and offers readers an exciting and fast-paced literary journey that explores complicated relationships, the importance of friendship, and the necessary power of love." After twenty years of riding the rails, Alphonse has earned a reputation for being a ... After twenty years of riding the rails, Alphonse has earned a reputation for being a Abby’s attempts to learn more about Douglas and his involvement in abolition initiate a circuitous dance of secrets and trust. (Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf), This is an author’s forum organized by Betsy Ashton, a KB author and president of the, No - I'm looking for someone to illustration my book (please send a list of recommendations). But just as she begins to grow comfortable in her new life, she overhears her benefactor planning the escape of a local slave—and suddenly, everything she thought she knew about Douglas Elling is turned on its head. Abigail Milton was born into the British middle class, but her family has landed in unthinkable debt. At ... Kate, an attractive, thirty-something, workaholic, single mother, is in the business of pleasing others. It's a story not to be rushed through, but one to savor." An old family friend, the highly esteemed and enigmatic estate owner Douglas Elling, receives her. This is the hub of your publishing activities, where you can find information and resources on all stages of publishing, as well as coaching to create a comprehensive marketing program and more. Friedland’s research is impeccable, her writing fluid. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Trouble the Water is that rare pedagogic novel that engages as it teaches.” —Gloria Goldreich, author of The Bridal Chair "Trouble the Water is a story that takes you to another time and place; the characters and their tales will stay with you long after the last page. —Fresh Fiction "With compelling characters, a charming peek into Charleston society, a heart-racing romance, rich historical detail, and an epilogue that will have you holding your breath, Friedland has written a well-crafted novel that will stay with you long after you turn the final page." AVAILABLE TO ORDER (Please allow 10-14 days for store pickup) Related Editions. But just as she begins to grow comfortable in her new life, she overhears her benefactor planning the escape of a local slave—and suddenly, everything she thought she knew about Douglas Elling is turned on its head. It is ONLY for Köehler Books authors, by invitation only. As Abby and Douglas each attempt to manage their complicated interior lives, readers can’t help but hope that their meandering will lead them straight to each other. ©1997-2020 Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc. 122 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011. Copyright © 2020 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. What kind of author are you? All Rights Reserved. —Booklist "Sweet and tender, this is a story with a slow-burning chemistry between the main leads, in addition to plenty of historical facts for readers who are seeking a well-researched historical fiction novel. . Surrounded by lush flowers and neurotic brides, Elly Jordan has carved out a sweet life IAm not an avid reader, but enjoyed this book very much ! Find your next book: Search . Javascript is not enabled in your browser. Your privacy is important to us and we will not trade, share, or sell your information to any other company. When she arrives in Charleston at the age of seventeen, Abigail discovers that the man her parents raved about is a disagreeable widower who wants little to do with her. Lawrence S. Rowland, author of The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina, and distinguished professor emeritus, University of South Carolina Beaufort, Robin Oliveira, author of New York Times bestseller My Name is Mary Suter, Julie Cantrell, New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of Perennials, © 2020 Koehler Books. Jacqueline Friedland holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from NYU Law School. In addition to several fiction genres, here are our primary imprints. Books & Books. Trouble the Water is the riveting story of Abby, who travels across the sea, fleeing Liverpool, poverty, and an unsavory uncle, for Charleston, where a wealthy friend of her father, Douglas, lives. To her relief, he relegates her care to a governess, leaving her to settle into his enormous estate with little interference.

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