One Turn Of The Cards
Orphaned as an infant, Austin Robinson was adopted by his uncle and given a new start in life in pre-Civil War Texas. After a youth filled with long days of toil in the Texas sun, he is a successful cotton planter. His hard work is sweetened by the joy of a happy marriage and a cherished new son, until a Brazos River flood levels his plantation and kills his family. In a drunken depression, he sho...
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: PublishAmerica; First Printing edition (June 11, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 8625151
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
- 1413772242 epub
- 978-1413772241 epub
- Charles W. Rush epub
- Charles W. Rush books
- Literature and Fiction epub books
“One Turn of the Cards is a "must read" for Civil War buffs. Based on actual events and characters, This well-researched story of the Terry Texas Ranger cavalry fighting on the Civil War's western area, in Tennessee and Kentucky, has strong characters...”
ts down an unarmed man. Rescued by his uncle once again, he is bailed out and sent to war to watch over Billy Jones, his uncles impetuous son. They join Terrys Texas Rangers, a Confederate cavalry regiment, where Billy is elected lieutenant. Serving alongside famed leaders Nathan B. Forrest and Joe Wheeler, can Austin keep Billy and himself alive in the losing battle against the threats of disease, starvation, the elements and the overwhelming Union forces?