Mary Rose and the Secret Horses – The Blue Mound Series
The Civil War is raging, but Mary Rose and her siblings must survive on their isolated homestead in Blue Mound, Missouri.
The family's source of income, their fine riding and harness horses, must be hidden and protected from bushwhackers that are out to confiscate anything they can find.
Will Papa return from the northern prison? Can Mary Rose protect the family? Learn what happens to this farm family during the War Between the States.
About Connie Condron Dow (St. Joseph, Missouri Author)
Connie Condron Dow grew up on the Condron family homestead, the oldest of five children. Throughout her life she heard bits of stories about that long-ago War Between the States when her Grandmother's family members fought for the north and her Grandfather's family members fought for the south.
The Condron homestead has been in the family for generations, starting with the first Peter Condron who came to America from Ireland.
This book is fiction, but based on some of the old family tales and how the author imagined the women on the farm lived and survived.