New Moon Rising Author:Eugenia Price One of America's best-loved authors gives us a story of faith and courage. Horace Gould who was the younger son of a rich cotton plantation owner... reaches manhood in the desperate years before the bloody Civil War. Deborah was his beautiful child bride. While older ladies watched for signs of his "wicked past," [His young wife] adored her Lord... more », who initiated her into the joys of womanhood. Later she repaid him a thousandfold as she guarded his children on the plantation under seige of the Yankee soldiers, while Horace was heroically fighting for the hopeless Southern Cause. "Over a 100,000 readres have thrilled to this inspiring truelife story of the Goulds of St. Simons Island."« less
"Not Since 'Gone With the Wind' has a book told the South's story in the way that "New Moon Rising" does. Miss Price has a feeling for the land , its beauty & its secrets." according to Book News. "One fo the most rewarding experiences of reading a novel about people of another era is to see the parallels of our own time...There is humanity & warmth in this penetrating novel which is based on fact," states the Christian Herald. "Her plot moves swiftly & sensitively, & her character come to life in a way that most novels of today have no time for," says the Charleston News & Courier.