[Reading] ➹ Ghost Riders (Ballad, #7) ➯ Sharyn McCrumb – Thepurelynaturalcompany.co.uk

Ghost Riders (Ballad, #7) The Latest Ballad Novel From Sharyn McCrumb Tells The True Story Of The Civil War In The Appalachians, Where Neighbors Became Enemies, And The Half Life Of Violence Keeps Soldiers Ghosts Abroad In The Modern Wilderness For Frontier Lawyer Zeb Vance, The War Was An Odyssey That Leads To The Governor S Mansion Malinda Blalock, Who Followed Her Young Husband Into Battle, Becomes A Union Bushwhacker, Making War Against Confederate Sympathizers In The Mountains.

10 thoughts on “Ghost Riders (Ballad, #7)

  1. says:

    Recently Sharyn McCrumb posted on her Facebook page that her next novel will be out in August 2011, and suggested that we should read her earlier book Ghost Riders before then The new book will be about Tom Dooley, of Hang down your head, Tom Dooley fame His lawyer in the real story was Zebulon Vance, who is a major character in Ghost Riders By t

  2. says:

    My lovely long suffering spouse, a fan of McCrumb, recommended this one to me I found it an interesting and educational historical novel McCrumb weaves an engaging tale of Appalachia blending the perspective of contemporary fictional characters with those of historical characters The author shows the Civil War in a light I d not seen before with the storie

  3. says:

    Another very solid Ballad entry This one concerns the civil war and should raise the hairs on the back of your neck.

  4. says:

    Another excellent Ballad novel from Appalachian historical fiction pro who shows once again the past is never past.

  5. says:

    Here is another book that I may have never read if it had not been lent to me I love how sharing books can open up new ways of thinking for people I am so glad I read it as it has wet my appetite for learningabout the Reconstruction following the Civil War Ghost Riders is set in the Appalachian Mountains and tells the tale of the impact of the Civil War on those who lived in these moun

  6. says:

    This is my second time of reading for this book I appreciated it muchthe second time through I now live where the story took place I have been to some of the places mentioned I now know of the people mentioned The Appalachian mountains at the time of the civil war was a divided area Communities were divided on the issues that provoked The War Families were divided Neighbors killed neighbors, abu

  7. says:

    I was very disappointed in this book The title is Ghost Riders and various synopsis indicated it was a novel centered around soldiers who continue to fight a war that ended 150 yrs ago despite the fact they are dead There were only a few references to the paranormal in the book The novel introduces the reader to some interesting historical people allowing them to speak in the first person Overall the book

  8. says:

    A fictionalized account of the Civil War in the mts of Tenn and NC Many people sided with the Union because they didn t own slaves Your neighbor might be your enemy the wrong army is whichever one you joined Malinda and Keith joined the Conf army she dressed as a boy They spend the war as Union guerrilla fighters Also tells of Zebulon Vance a real person governor of NC and who fought for Appalachio Well written.Gre

  9. says:

    This isn t one of my favorites and I m leaningtowards 3.5 but I do love her books She did manage to tie it all together in the end which I was beginning to wonder about at various points so the.5 to round up to a 4 rating And I am somewhat of a completest with certain authors so

  10. says:

    too many points of view Couldn t latch on anyone I really cared about.

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