All Parts Together by noted Kansas author Tom Mach is the second book in Mach’s exciting trilogy on the life of a 19th-century woman named Jessica Radford. In this book Jessica survives the 1863 Quantrill raid of Lawrence, Kansas, and eventually goes to Washington, D.C. A headstrong, independent young woman writer, she faces obstacles in her path as she seeks to influence Congress to enact emancipation of slaves in all the states. A Methodist minister named Matt Lightfoot proposes marriage to her. Will Jessica accept it? And what secret does she carry with her that she is unwilling to share with anyone?
- 364 pages
- Best Books Award Finalist, USA Book News