The Adversaries by Jack Cavanaugh
Approx. 166,180 words.
Published on September 25, 2010.
Book 4, American Family Portrait series. Emotions erupt between the Morgan and Cooper families when the Morgan boys run slaves during a reunion with their Southern friends. As national tensions escalate, the boys from both families march to war on opposite sides of the conflict, only to find themselves under attack by a common enemy with a blood feud.