T.A. Barnes is a third-generation journalist. He and his wife of twenty-four years divide their time between Texas and a small farm in Virginia. There he keeps a few fat horses and a one-eyed cat and works on novels in his 1850s schoolhouse office.
Literary novels interest him the most. The intricacies of the creative effort and the necessary reach for our higher selves are two themes which run consistently in his work.
From the halls of the cliff-top castle on the Cantabrian Sea to remote villages of the Spanish Pyrenees, this is a story of marvelous covenants, of people willing to die for their causes, and others who commit the unspeakable to stop them. It’s a story of heroism and the single choices from which it is born, that sometimes make the world a better place. One woman faces it all and sets herself free