The Copper Road: Beyond The Promise

The Copper Road: Beyond The Promise

by Richard Buxton

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Overview

Shire is far from home, his old life in Victorian England a fading memory. He's battled through war-torn America to keep a cherished promise to his childhood companion. Now she's pushing him away, while the war won't let him go. Fighting for the Union, Shire must survive the brutal campaign for Atlanta and try to imagine a future without her.

Clara is free from her husband but not from his ghost. After a violent end to an abusive marriage, she struggles to keep her home in the Tennessee hills as the war steals away its treasures and its people.

Tod, a captured Rebel, escapes in Pennsylvania. His encounters on the long road back to his regiment cast the Civil War in a different light. He begins to question his will to fight.

Three young lives become wrapped in the Confederacy's desperate need for copper. Friendships, loyalty and love will be tested beyond breaking point. Shire has new promises to keep.

The Copper Road is the second novel from award winning writer Richard Buxton. Book one of Shire's Union, Whirligig, was shortlisted for the Rubery International Book Award.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780995769335
Publisher: Ocoee Publishing
Publication date: 07/26/2020
Series: Shire's Union , #2
Pages: 442
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Richard lives with his family in the South Downs, Sussex, England. He completed an MA in Creative Writing at Chichester University in 2014. He has an abiding relationship with America, having studied at Syracuse University, New York State, in the late eighties. His short stories have won the Exeter Story Prize, the Bedford International Writing Competition and the Nivalis Short Story Award.
The Copper Road is the second novel in the Shire's Union trilogy. The first book of the trilogy, Whirligig, was shortlisted for the Rubery International Book Award.
To learn more about Richard's writing visit https://www.richardbuxton.net.

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