Sarah Clarkson: The secret diary of a lusty nurse in a time of war
Ronald Aronds’ debut novel is the heart-touching story of two unexpected people finding love in a time of war.
Small town school teacher Sarah Clarkson is bored to tears with her life. She is a thirty year old spinster who lives with her parents, with no prospects of anything more exciting in her future. When the Civil War breaks out, she immediately sees an opportunity for adventure. She runs away from home to join the Union Army as a nurse. Over the next three years she has many romantic exploits with a variety of soldiers and others. Along the way she discovers her calling in life…and unexpectedly falls in love.
When the war is over, Sarah leaves with her true love to start an international nursing organization.