ANITA BUNKLEY
Emily, The Yellow Rose

      EMILY, THE YELLOW ROSE

 THE HISTORICAL NOVEL THAT LAUNCHED ANITA'S  CAREER. 

 

 

Set during the mid-1830's, this is the saga of a serving girl who lived and loved amidst the turmoil of the Texas Revolution.  Little is known of the beautiful mulatto, Emily D. West and her mysterious lover, but their story lives on in the romantic ballad,

The Yellow Rose of Texas - a poignant folk song that flourishes today. 

 

The unforgettable cast of characters that springs to life to tell the tale include:

 

Emily D. West ... the woman whose beauty inspires a folk song, whose courage helps found a republic.

 

Joshua Kinney - the mysterious free spirit who must fight to prove his loyalty to Texas, risking everything for love.

 

General Santa Anna - the Mexican general who takes Emily captive and turns her life into legend.

 

General Sam Houston - the leader of the Texas Army who crushes an enemy no one believed he could defeat and forges a nation from the chaos of war.