A Single Spark

A Single Spark

Wanting to do her part in the Civil War effort, Clara McBride goes to work in the cartridge room at the Washington Arsenal. Her supervisor, Lieutenant Joseph Brady, is drawn to Clara but must focus on preventing explosions in the factory. When multip...

Title:A Single Spark
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780764235290
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    A Single Spark Reviews

  • Lucy

    I found this take on the behind the scenes of the Civil War interesting. I have never read anything about the Arsenal facilities and the part women played in making cartridges for the soldiers. It was...

  • Breny

    I love historical fiction books that give us glimpses into unconventional jobs and professions for women in the 1800’s. I must say, Judith Millers did an amazing job researching for this book set in...

  • Lori

    Judith Miller has written another captivating story about the Civil War. What I find interesting about this story is that it was set in an arsenal factory. Something we don't often read about when rea...

  • Kelly-Ann ~ Sassy Bookish Mama

    I love reading historical fiction its one of my favorite genres, especially when it is a romantic historical fiction but was torn with this book. I think Judith Miller as always did an exceptional job...

  • Maureen Timerman

    I love the reads by this author, and this one did not disappoint, based on history and including some truth, this story pulled me in and didn't let go.Dealing with the grief of loosing her father, Cla...

  • Loraine

    Set in Washington D.C. in 1862 at the beginning of the Civil War, Clara McBride works at the Washington Arsenal where ladies are responsible for making cartridges that will be sent to the front for us...

  • Kelly Hodgkins

    “Clara McBride carefully counted ten cartridges before dividing them into a double stack of five.”Opening line of “A Single Spark” by Judith Miller“A Single Spark” by Judith Miller is set ...

  • Jerrye Bell

    A Single Spark by Judith MillerRating: 4 out of 5 stars______________________________________________________________________________Story NotesJudith Miller presents readers with a new story based du...

  • Sandy

    A Single Spark had a lot going for it. I don't always enjoy reading about the Civil War period, but the description seemed to go in a completely different direction than the issues I usually have with...

  • Danielle

    The time is during the Civil War and the place is the Washington Arsenal in Washington, D.C. In A Single Spark by Judith Miller, Clara McBride is helping provide for her and her mother while also help...