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Hearts Divided (Cedar Cove #0)

Hearts Divided (Cedar Cove #0)

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Genres: Romance

Status: Full

Updated date: 05:26:52 12/08/2022

Description "Hearts Divided (Cedar Cove #0)"

5-B POPPY LANE Debbie Macomber February 2006 My dearest readers, All I was planning to do was meet my dear friends Katherine Stone and Lois Faye Dyer for lunch. Before I knew it, the three of us were plotting some loosely connected stories about three war brides—and their granddaughters. Katherine had been discussing the idea with her editor (who is also mine) and she asked if Lois and I wanted to be part of it. My mother was a war bride. Not in the traditional sense, however, as my mother and father married at home during the war. Shortly after their marriage, Dad shipped out to Europe and they didn’t see each other again for three very long years. The concept for this anthology appealed to me for another reason, too. My father fought in France and was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge in 1944, near Bastogne. He never spoke of his imprisonment until the end of his life. With his World War II experiences on my mind, I sat in the doctor’s waiting room one day–and stumbled upon a magazine article about the work of the French Resistance. It fascinated me, and my story was born. I decided to give my fictional war bride a home in Cedar Cove, Washington, the setting of my ongoing series of books, which started with