I Am Mrs. Jesse James (Paperback)
Blank Slate Press, 9781943075461, 316pp.
Publication Date: August 28, 2018
The long and bloody Civil War is at an end. Zee Mimms, the dutiful and reserved daughter of a preacher, is tasked with nursing her cousin, Jesse James, back to health after he suffers a near-fatal wound. During Jesse's long convalenscence, the couple falls in love, but Jesse's resentment against the Federals runs deep. He has scores to settle. For him, the war will never be over.
Zee is torn between deferring to her familyl's wishes or accepting the hard realities of life with an outlaw--living under an assumed name and forever on the run. For her, the choices she makes mean the war is only beginning.