In 1865, Trace Garrett, a war-weary and haggard young man returns to his Missouri farm to find that his kid brother, Charlie, has been lynched by a brutal band of seven Yankee raiders. Only the fast action of old Jason, the family's black retainer, saved the boy. Jason dispatches Trace to the house, where he finds his father slain, his mother ravaged, mutilated and murdered...Savage dismounted, dropping his reins to the ground and wrapping the lead rope of the spotted colt to the saddle horn. He walked beside ... The boya#39;s head had been practically torn from his body and the corpse had been partially devoured. aLord Almighty! ... Killed a fine bull and six head of prime stock. Ate only parts ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Black Clouds and Epitaphs|
|Publisher||:||Untreed Reads - 2011-01-14|