FREE excerpt from the historical novel, "Massacre at Moniac Crossing," by Janice Daugharty by Janice Daugharty
Approx. 3,660 words.
Published on October 28, 2010.
Merry Gay Rose, in a sweet red coat, is riding on back of the wagon driven by her daddy, the Great Hoss Rose. Taking a tram road through the turpentine woods, they are on their way to the funeral of Hoss's deer hunting buddy, Redbone, to deliver the rickety pine box built by Hoss and a scandulous song he wrote to be sung by Merry Gay. The box turns out to be more revealing than the song...