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Down In the Valley Fern Smith-Brown

Down In the Valley

Fern Smith-Brown

Published April 29th 2012
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Kindle Edition
232 pages
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The Midnight Rider gallops out of the darkness as stealthily as evening shadows pass over the mountains. Under cover of darkness, cloaked and masked, he hides his identity in his mission to rescue mistreated slaves and assist them in the escape onMoreThe Midnight Rider gallops out of the darkness as stealthily as evening shadows pass over the mountains. Under cover of darkness, cloaked and masked, he hides his identity in his mission to rescue mistreated slaves and assist them in the escape on the underground railroad. He is aided by the beautiful young widow, Alexandra Farnsworth, Hamlet, a handsome quadroon, and Lily Graye from Shantytown.Excerpt: Alex started to move away, heard him speak her name softly and turned back. But, he had slipped from the room like a phantom. Hushed and shadow-like, she stepped out the front door into the night air, and crossed the driveway toward the stables. Her heart thumped, missing a beat every now and then that was not caused by her hurried gait, but from the startling revelation that had just leaped into her consciousness. For in that moment, Alex knew with an acute certainty that—he—was the Midnight Rider