Shades of Gray: A Novel of the Civil War in Virginia

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By Jessica James

Publisher : Patriot Press

Shades of Gray: A Novel of the Civil War in Virginia

ABOUT Jessica James

Jessica James
Jessica James is the award-winning author of the historical fiction novel Shades of Gray, an epic Civil War love story that has twice overtaken Gone with the Wind on the Amazon bestseller list in the romance/historical/U.S. category. A former newspaper editor, she spent 18 years in a new More...



Shades of Gray is a multi-award winning novel that has been widely praised by historians for its balanced portrayal of the War Between the States, and by romance readers for its emotional description of the love that develops between the two main characters. It has twice climbed to #1 on Amazon's best-seller list in the romance/historical category, overtaking the classic Gone with the Wind.

The novel chronicles the clash of a Confederate cavalry officer with a Union spy as they defend their beliefs, their country and their honor. The rolling hills of northern Virginia provide the backdrop for this page-turning tale of courage and devotion.