Author: Rita Ownby Holcomb

Category: Historical Romance

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Deal starts: February 20, 2019

Deal ends: February 20, 2019


A family is like A Twist of Tobacco, layered, folded and twisted until each leaf becomes inseparable.19-year-old Watt said goodbye to his sweetheart and his family and rode off to war confident the south would whip the Yankee invaders in six months. After four years of war and time spent in Camp Chase Prison he wondered if he would ever see his beloved Marthey’s face again. Ten-year-old Lizzie proudly watched her brothers, uncles and close neighbors ride off to war in their butternut uniforms. Yankee troops and near starvation forced her to leave her childhood behind, with five younger brothers and sisters to care for. Will she have the courage to honor the promise made to her dying mother? Journey into the war-torn hills of Middle Tennessee, the blood bath that was Chickamauga and the hell hole of Rock Island Prison as Rita Holcomb weaves her fascinating family history into an intriguing fiction story that spans 70 years.