For the Brave by Holly Bush

1869 – Matthew Gentry joined the Confederate Army at eighteen years of age after an argument with his father, leaving Paradise, his Virginia home and famed horse breeding stables, for the fields of Gettysburg. Having survived the War Between the States, Gentry is haunted by the violence and inhumanity of the war. He continues to roam the country long after the conflict is over, finding solace in the arms of soiled doves and at the bottom of whiskey bottles. Finally traveling home after learning of a family tragedy, he nearly loses his life in a spring-flooded riverbed.Annie Campbell, lone survivor of her family, lives at a remote farm near the North River, raising pigs and trying to grow enough to feed herself, and to stay out of the crosshairs of the Thurmans, violent men who run the town of Bridgewater. Annie’s secrets threaten her safety, even as she rescues and nurses Matthew Gentry. Matthew knows he must return to Paradise, to grieve with his family. Will his heart lead him back to Bridgewater and Annie Campbell? The Gentrys of ParadiseBook #1 Prequel Novella Into the EvermoreBook #2 For the BraveBook #3 For This MomentBook #4 For Her Honor

“I enjoyed every minute of reading this book. It was very
Interesting and well written
Annie and Matt were survivors of the cruelty of a variety of
people. The Civil war was over but life could be hard . The love
story was a pleasure to read.“ – Annnette Henning