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After leaving seminary in Scotland against his father's wishes, a young boy lands on the shores of America in 1859. In 1861, he gives up his British protection and with six of his friends, joins the Confederate Army. The boy marches for months through mud and rain, travels standing shoulder-to-shoulder in crowded trains. They take rear guard so often they call themselves the DRAG—Damn Rear Ass Guard. A Yankee bullet explodes in his left ankle at The Battle of Seven Pines. The doctor takes his left leg in Richmond Virginia. He's a man now, he takes a wife. An explosion at Browns Island Laboratory takes the son of his wife's best friend. The army takes her friend to jail for instigating the Richmond Bread Riots. He takes his wife home to Texas. After building his church, He must now decide his fate as a pastor, husband, father and son. Will the mail finally take William Copeland's Letter Home to Scotland?
|Publisher:||Whiskey Creek Press|
|Sold by:||SIMON & SCHUSTER|
|File size:||356 KB|
About the Author
Published (First Novel) Blood Secrets-Inspirational/Romance-January 2007 The Java Pump (Second Novel) Inspirational/Mystery Suspense-October 2008 Honorable Mention-Writer’s In the Spirit Contest – His Pure White Light Honorable Mention-Colorado Gold Contest – In the Shadow of the Valley While raising four children she got her degree in accounting in Houston, Texas. As an accountant, she worked in the oil industry and the hospitality industry. When she got tired of counting beans, she and her husband transferred to Vail, Colorado, where she was resident manager for a resort hotel for ten years. The Rocky Mountains were the inspiration for her first novel, Blood Secrets, published January 2007. Through the years, Jacqueline has owned her own accounting practice, an antique shop, a thriving cleaning service in Vail, and a Mexican Import store in California. She has traveled to Canada, Hawaii and Mexico. She’s lived in California, Colorado, Texas and Florida. Through it all, she has always had one passion—writing. With every book she writes, it is her ambition to grow and be faithful to her readers. She aspires to give them an entertaining story that will dazzle and provide honest and thoughtful information to keep them coming back for more. Above all, she is a Christian writer, and her faith guides her pen.