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Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Only 4 left in stock (more on the way). Eugenia Price, who turned a chance visit to coastal Georgia into a career as the South's most popular writer of antebellum romantic fiction, died on Tuesday at a hospital in Brunswick, G. not far from her home in St. Simons, the island she made famous through a series of novels. She was 79. Her companion, Joyce Blackburn, said the cause was congestive heart failure.

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Spirited Abigail Banes dreams her newly married life coastal Georgia will be lived amid spreading magnolia trees, where lovers walk and whisper along blossom-lined paths. But her dreams are shattered when a fatal accident claims her husband, Eli, leaving her sole proprietor of their rice plantation-and the slaves that work the magnificent land.

With "The Waiting Time," Ms. Price felt she had found the perfect titlefor her book, as it captures the dual . Price felt she had found the perfect titlefor her book, as it captures the dual strands of this entrancing story: thewait for the beginning of the Civil War and for the end of the time customdictates Abby must wait before she and Thad can be together. Publishers Weekly" Eugenia Price "provides shadings of complexity on a subject that tends to beportrayed in strictly black and white terms: the reactions of Southerners, bothtransplanted and born-and-bred, to an institution that literally divided thecountry.

i have read almost everything she has written and each book has touch my heart. because of ms price i also have fallen love with her island an the people who lived there. this book like all the others is great. i visted the island in sept. its as peaceful as she said. But what happened then?? Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 22 years ago.

1997) A novel by Eugenia Price. Bostonian Abby Banes thought marrying much older Eli Allyn would be a romantic dream: he would make her the pampered mistress of a plantation on Georgia's glorious seacoast. But she wasn't prepared for the realities of slavery or aching loneliness. November 2017 : USA Paperback.

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Eugenia Price is an American author of fiction. She was born on June 22, 1916, in Charleston, West Virginia.

Hardcover Paperback Kindle. Eugenia Price is an American author of fiction. Her parents were Walter and Anna Price. Her father was a dentist. At age ten, she entered a poem in for a literary magazine at her school after deciding that she wanted to be a writer. She was raised to belong to the Methodist Church but left it by the time she had graduated in 1932 from high school at the young age of 15.

Eugenia Price (June 22, 1916 – May 28, 1996) was an American author best known for her historical novels which were set in the American South. Price was born into a middle-class family in Charleston, West Virginia. Her father, Walter was a dentist. At the age of ten Eugenia decided that she wanted to be a writer, an ambition encouraged by her mother Anna. She submitted a poem to her school's literary magazine

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Bostonian Abby Banes thought marrying much older Eli Allyn would be a romantic dream: he would make her the pampered mistress of a plantation on Georgia's glorious seacoast. But she wasn't prepared for the realities of slavery or aching loneliness. And when she finally reached out in friendship to her housekeeper Rosa Moon, she found a lifeline during the tragedy that made her a widow. Now, in a land being pulled apart by turmoil and change, Abby defies Southern tradition to run the plantation alone and to embrace a people's call for freedom. And she never expects the intense emotion that draws her to another man...or to be struck by a passion, fierce as lightning, that knows no bounds...

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There were so many facets to this book. WWII, slavery, death, new beginnings. It's been awhile since I read this book. This young woman married a man 20 years older than her and he was a farmer while she was a hometown girl. The started fresh right from the beginning moving to Georgia ...and buying a new plantation. The husband was a good farmer and was rather well-to-do. They planted beans and other things and their crops were a success. So the man hired slaves to help with the work and a caretaker to oversee that the work was done right, etc. Meanwhile, the wife was rather lonely as she was expected to sit home and think up things to do around the house. And she got quite lonely as she was used to another way of life a number of friends. But this was what was expected so it went that way for a long while. Her husband would come home after working long hard hours on the plantation and was too exhausted to have a conversation at mealtime. He would barely talk to her at all. Since she truly loved her husband she wanted to talk with him. These were tough days that wore a person out. But their plantation continued to flourish and they became rather wealthy.... Fluffy
When revisiting past crimes, be careful what you wish for.
In 1988, the British Army Intelligence Unit in West Berlin, in an unauthorized operation, recruits a young East Berliner, Hans Becker. The go-between is a 22-year old I Corps junior stenographer, Corporal Tracy Barnes, who becomes Becker's lover. Becker is sent by his controller to East Germany's Baltic coast to glean information from radar base signals. There, Hans is captured and brutally murdered by Stasi Counter Espionage Captain Dieter Krause. Barnes suspects Krause's guilt, but can't prove it. And Hans remains the first and only man that Tracy has ever slept with.
Now, it's a decade later. The Berlin Wall is rubble, Germany is re-united, and Dieter Krause is the new darling of the German intelligence service, the BfV, because of the information he can provide on an old friend, Russian Army Colonel Pyotr Rykov, who's the influential personal assistant to the Russian Defense Minister. The Germans are showing Krause off, first to the Brits, then the Yanks. However, during a visit to the I Corps base in Ashford, Kent, Dieter is recognized by Barnes, who physically attacks him. Clapped into the base guardhouse, Tracy is interrogated by a veteran SIS man sent down from London, Albert Perkins of German Desk, but he gets nothing. Released from detention, Barnes goes to Germany to unearth the evidence to bring Dieter down. She's accompanied by Josh Mantle, a solicitor's clerk persuaded to the task by Tracy's mother. Josh, at 54, was once of I Corps, then of the Royal Military Police. Stubbornly his own man and awkwardly dedicated to principles, Mantle was discarded by the Army at the end of the Cold War. Now, he's tired and on the ash heap of imminent old age. Against his better judgement, but always for the underdog, Tracy's dangerous mission demands his participation.
THE WAITING TIME at first begins as a relatively simple tale of long-delayed justice. Well, ok, vengeance. But "simplistic" is never an apt description of Gerald Seymour's thrillers. Tracy's implacable, single-minded quest becomes almost a sideshow as Perkins, following Barnes and Mantle to Germany, has his own agenda to put the upstart BfV back into "its place". And another scarred veteran of the Cold War, the iron-haired and intimidating Olive Harris of the SIS Russian Desk, convinces the MI6 wallahs to activate her own scheme, i.e. to topple Pyotr Rykov (which would render Krause's humint pretty much valueless).
I'm a huge fan of Seymour's novels. But, in THE WAITING TIME, I reluctantly suggest that the plot is too complicated. He should've left out the Harris gambit and focused solely on Perkins, Mantle, Barnes, and Krause. When Olive arrives in Moscow to administer the coup de grace to Rykov, the local SIS station head asks, "Why are we mounting a hostile operation against Pyotr Rykov? ... Your game is the immediate destruction of a fine man." That just about says it all, and perhaps the only usefulness of the subplot is to illustrate that "our side" (and the gentler sex) can be just as ruthless as "their side" when it comes to destroying a man.
Seymour's forte is showing that victory is often Pyrrhic. The most tragic victor of this story is undoubtedly Mantle, self-crucified on the Cross of Principle. You might think that role would be Tracy's, but, as the reader learns in a surprise ending, she's not what she appears to be through 99% of the novel.
Overall, a jolly good show. But it could have been tighter.
Any book by Eugenia Price is a treasure. However, since this is the last book she wrote, I will treasure it
even more. It may be a little bit repetitive, but that is ok - her stories are timeless....This book is easy read -
and not disappointing.
Love Eugenia Price's books. This one is no exception. She takes you "there".
I now have all of Eugenia Price's historical fiction books and looking forward to reading them all again. It has been a long time since I last read them.
LOved it
I certainly enjoyed reading about the Old South and the courage of the people to persevere during impossible odds.
Wonderful book.
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Genre Fiction
Author: Eugenia Price
ISBN: 0312965060
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks; Reprint edition (September 15, 1998)