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Blake's Story, Revenge and Forgiveness

Blake learns of his father's death at the battle at Shiloh. He has to do something about it and decides to go to the war and kill the soldier who killed his father. But it's not as simple as he thinks. Entering the war during the Kentucky Campaign of 1862 with the 2nd Tennessee under Brigadier General Patrick Cleburne, he later fi nds himself with the 31st Indiana under Brigadeer General Charles Cruft when he falls at Perryville. Friendship with an enemy soldier has unexpected consequences.

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Summer of Two Worlds

Born of pioneer parents, prairie orphaned at three, he was adopted by a Sioux warrior. Among the Sioux he was known as Prairie Cub. The name Michael was all he had of his ancestry. He lived the life of a Sioux warrior's son until his twelfth summer. When the course of history doomed the Indian's way of life, his father, Thunder Eagle, realizing his son's white heritage gave him a chance for a future, sent his son back into the white man's world.

Summer of Two Worlds is the story of that summer.

 

 

 

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Journey Into Darkness

Duane Kinkade was ten years old in the summer of 1861 when raiders struck his farm after his pa had gone to the war; eleven the following spring when he left in search of his father and became a part of the war himself; thirteen the summer he returned home, a veteran soldier after two and a half years of army life and battlefield experience. An intricate blend of fact and fiction, the thread of experience of the fictitious boy soldier runs through the fabric of a very real war and its historic violence as it actually happened.

 

 

 

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On The Eve of Conflict

Duane Kincade was a farm boy in the Ozark countryside. His dog was his close friend. His Pa was his best friend. That spring of 1861 was a season marred by the opening of war as a nation split in two. Disappearing into the fabric of a distant conflict was the father whose absence became increasingly unbearable to the son who loved him so much.

On the Eve of Conflict is the story of that boy’s experiences and eventual decision to go in search of his father. It is the beginning of a journey which will put him on the road to war and eventually carry him into the midst of the conflict.

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Up From Corinth: Book 2 of Journey Into Darkness

Duane Kinkade’s search for his father leads him to the Confederate Army at Corinth, Mississippi, and into battle near a church called Shiloh at a place called Pittsburg Landing. He finds himself in a quagmire when the circumstances of battle land him with the Union Army in the care of an army surgeon.

Up From Corinth is the story of that battle and the months that follow through the summer and fall of 1862. Finally, in the winter of ’62-’63, Duane is able to begin his trek back to the Confederate Army. Will he be able to make his way back safely? The intriguing answer awaits as you immerse in this riveting tale.

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Other books by Duane Kinkade includes:

Across the Valley to Darkness

Duane’s decision to set out on his own to join Bragg’s army at Tullahoma proves to be a mistake when a rapid chain of events carries him to Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia in its winter camp around Fredericksburg. As 1863 stretches into summer, the army moves north into Pennsylvania. Duane finds himself crossing the valley at Gettysburg in a great charge against the Union Center on Cemetery Ridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Toward the End of the Search

Reunited with Captain Marshalton and Johnny Applebee, following the battle at Gettysburg, Duane journeys with them to become part of General David Birney’s division of the Army of the Potomac. As the army prepares to begin its spring campaign, Duane is told he must leave the army due to his blindness.

Toward the End of the Search follows Duane’s experience through the horrible slaughter during the weeks from The Wilderness, to Spotsylvania Court House, to Cold Harbor. There events and a letter about his pa send him from the war to return homeward in the company of Jonah Christopher, the young son of a Yankee sutler.

 

 

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