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When word comes that the war is over, Trevor travels back to the Wrights, only to find that their house has been destroyed and Margret and her son with it. He then decides he must move west, carrying the weight of the loss with him as he goes. Follow Trevor as he travels through the South trying to make it out West. Being a former Union soldier in the Civil War while also encountering the very people that took the Wrights and his future away from him. The official release date is Oct. 22, 2013 It is now available at Tate Publishing click on BOOKSTORE LINK
When Trevor’s family is killed he gets into trouble with the law. To prevent him from going to jail the Local Chief of Police works with the Judge to get Trevor into the Army. Follow Trevor through the war along with the Pennsylvania Sixth Calvary, also known as Morris Lancers. / After being captured by the Confederate Army Trevor almost dies while he is at Bell Isle prison. You can learn what life in prison was like for those who were captured during the war. Thanks to new friends that Trevor meets in the Army he is not alone anymore. Not being around horses as he grew up he meets a horse that no one can handle. The two are loners and develop a friendship that lasts through out the war as they learn to depend on each other. Check out the trailer at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-Y5jy-0AIs The book is now available through Tate Publishing http://www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore/book.php?w=9781620241714
When Luke Taylor’s father leaves home to fight for the South in the Civil War, it’s up to Luke to be the man of his family. Luke struggles to keep his family safe as Union soldiers march through the South burning crops, destroying buildings, and killing livestock. When a band of renegades dressed as Union soldiers attacks his home, killing his brother and beating him and his mother, Luke must leave the farm to find his father. Luke and his father return to see their farm facing a new threat—carpetbaggers from the North who threaten to seize their land. When Luke and his father resist, Luke has to kill a carpetbagger to defend his father. The leader of the carpetbaggers reports to the Union army that Luke killed his man in cold blood. Luke must either stay with his family and risk being hanged or leave his home forever in search of a better life in the West. In Luke Taylor—Westward Bound, Luke races against time, Union soldiers, and bounty hunters on his way to join a wagon train in Independence, Missouri. With only a packhorse, a few days’ supply of food, and a stowaway dog, Luke heads west on a tense, adventure-filled journey of survival. Luke Taylor—Westward Bound takes readers along on a thrilling quest for freedom, peace, and ultimately, revenge. Check out the trailer at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92A79OLl3FA ———————————-
The Taylor’s Civil War The Taylor’s Civil War, a novel by Lowell F. Volk, has been released . This moving, action-filled story of the Taylor family, farmers in Virginia at the time of the Civil War, portrays the family’s struggle and hardship during this time when they too suffer loss of life and property. The Civil War causes unwanted change for the Taylor family, who simply wants to farm, raise cattle, and live a peaceful existence. The author describes the family’s patriotism but also their need for reprisal after one of the sons is killed by renegades under the guise of the military. Once the Civil War is over, the conflict continues as they deal with thievery in the form of the carpetbaggers, who prey on the South at war’s end. Volk is a native of Minnesota, currently retired and living in Pleasant View, Colorado, where he is a member of the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Posse. Lowell and his wife, Mary Lou, have five children: Terri, Scott, Paula, Lowell Jr., and Kathy. Lowell has an MBA from the University of La Verne and enjoys horseback riding, deer and elk hunting, and early American history. The Taylor’s Civil War is a 188-page paperback with a retail price of $ 18.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-0243-6.