That Bright Land by Terry Roberts ~ #Historical Fiction post War of the States #TuesdayBookBlog @robertsterrylee

Based on true events, That Bright Land is the story of a violent and fragile nation in the wake of the Civil War and a man who must exorcise his own savage demons while tracking down another.

Jacob Ballard arrives at Alexander’s Station, North Carolina on his way to Warm Springs. He was to meet with one of a few contacts whose names he’d been given in Washington City by his uncle, Governor Zeb Vance. Under the pretence of investigating and assessing veterans’ disability claims, Jacob was charged with finding out who was targeting and murdering  veterans who fought for the Union. Returning to his birthplace held no appeal for Jacob, nor did the task he’d been set. Continue reading