A married Irish immigrant couple looks into the upcoming Civil War with trepidation. He wants a stable country for his family to grow up in; she wants her family together, alive...
Wars tear families apart, Civil Wars being the worst. Rob and Bridget look into their own hearts as US Civil War begins to engulf them. More
Bridget's Story is a novelette prequel to the Longshot Series of novels set in the 1860s Civil War United States. This book provides information and insight to the meeting and relationship of the series' main character, Rob Finn and his wife Bridget Murphy Riley. They meet under difficult circumstances in Dundee, Illinois ten and more years before the beginning of the the hostilities that rack the nation. These two Irish immigrants endure the hardships of life and settle into a tiny rural community in Southern Wisconsin to raise their family. Things go along fine until it is time for Rob to march off to war.