The Cross on Cotton Creek

The Cross on Cotton Creek

by D. L. Havlin
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The Cross on Cotton Creek by D. L. Havlin

A confederate soldier and an officer find shelter in a small country church as Sherman marches to the sea. Trapped behind enemy lines, injured and helpless to move on, they accept the kindness of the minister and his family that cares for them. It's not long before they realize that a bounty has been placed on all Confederates' heads and that some members of the community are desperate to cash in. Can wounds heal quickly enough and plans be laid soundly enough for them to escape before their protectors become victims for harboring them? Four generations later, descendants gather on a once every five year pilgrimage to paint the cross that remains over the church ruins. What events were powerful enough to secure a family's commitment for a hundred years? Will these descendants, after learning from the locals of the miracles delivered and prayers answered on this site, believe enough to continue the tradition, or will they sell the property and the church their ancestors struggled to acquire and keep? A man and his son are faced with a choice that could impact future events and ultimately decide the fate of the eerie power of The Cross on Cotton Creek.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938002052
Publisher: Double Edge Press
Publication date: 11/01/2013
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

DL Havlin's credo is Open Minds, Open Books for he believes readers are thinkers. Educated in Florida and Ohio public schools, he is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati. He's enjoyed a varied career as a business executive, fishing guide, football coach, world traveler, and has been involved in many more interesting endeavors. DL has been writing the past eighteen years, has had numerous novels published, along with a short-story collection, and magazine articles. He has received a number of awards from different organizations including an Author of the Year Award in 2008.

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CooleyJH More than 1 year ago
Question: Why did you write The Cross...? "I wanted to make a comment on how people do not feel obligated to keep their word today and how that has impacted their beliefs and values." D.L. Havlin