John Draper lives in Tennessee. He is a graduate of King College, Bristol, Tennessee and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Although a scientist by profession he is a life-long student of history. And baseball.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Sunshine. One of my bedroom windows faces east and every morning light comes through it, so I get up.
Spring 1865--Thinking his war is over, Sevier Russell returns to his home in East Tennessee to find Hawkins County in shambles. A guerrilla leader runs the town, night riders threaten his family, and a string of brutal murders points to someone who is using the chaos for their own ends. It seems that when the armies stopped marching, the killing got personal.