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Murder at Manassas (Harrison Raines, Bk 1)
Murder at Manassas - Harrison Raines, Bk 1 Author:Michael Kilian Based on actual events and extensive research, this innovative new series follows the Civil War chronologically, battle by battle, using a specific historic battlefield as a setting for each novel. The first skirmish, known as the battle of Bull Run, was fought on July, 21, 1861, an serves as the historical basis of . . . — Murder a... more »t Manassas
Harrison Grenville Raines was born and raised on a Virginia plantation, but he does not share his family's sentiments on slavery -- or war. Hoping to avoid the politics that are dividing a nation, he earns his living as a gambler, horse trader, and investor.
But then on July 21, 1861, Harrison finds himself in the fiery heart of the war's first battle -- when he escorts a British actress to the front lines of Manassas and witnesses the first Confederate victory. But that isn't all he's witnessed -- Harrison is the last person to see a Northern major before he was killed fleeing the Rebels. But this seeming act of cowardice is actually a cover-up of a cold-blooded murder. And Harrison is willing to cross the lines between North and South to prove it.« less