Ghost Riders - Ballad, Bk 7 Author:Sharyn McCrumb The latest ballad novel from Sharyn McCrumb tells the true story of the Civil War in the Appalachians, where neighbors became enemies, and the half-life of violence keeps soldiers' ghosts abroad in the modern wilderness. For frontier lawyer Zeb Vance, the war was an odyssey that leads to the Governor's mansion. Malinda Blalock, who follo... more »wed her young husband into battle, becomes a Union bushwhacker, making war against confederate sympathizers in the mountains.« less
Civil War re-enactors trying to relive the past call up things they have no concept about and are in a serious fix when things get out of their control. The main characters, past and present, are depicted each in their own chapter and the story switches back and forth in time from the present day to the Civil War days in the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.
An intriquing and entertaining tale told in present time by "Rattler" a Cherokee descendant with the gift of sight while in the Civil War days, the story is told from the point of view of the main characters.
A good read especially if you like ghost stories but, this one is based on real facts. Light romance, no sex and not heavy on the gory details.