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Cavalry Soldier



Cavalry Horse "Jack"
Living History US Civil War Encampment
Congress Park
Saratoga Springs, NY USA

Jack - is the horse from the cover of my novel "Blue Honor." He's the sweetest horse I've yet to meet.

Jack has been in a History Channel Film (Discovery Channel) about General George Washington. He appears in the winter scenes as the General's horse. His owner was an extra always close at hand.

**EDIT** UPDATE March 2014

It is with a heavy heart that I let you all know some sad news. The Thoroughbred horse, Jack, who graces the cover of my first novel, Blue Honor, has passed away at the age of 36. I was contacted this morning by his owner, Col. DT Fritschi, of 6th NY Cav. Jack was 36 years old. Crying

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Blue Honor Cover: Blue Honor Novel Cover by KWilliamsPhoto

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# ISBN-10: 1439220948
# ISBN-13: 978-1439220948

"An epic journey of love's struggle to survive when a country struggled to unite."

The Conrads are a wealthy dairy family from Vermont, who plan the marriage of their daughter Emily to Evan Howell, the son of a neighboring middle class farmer. When Evan decides to attend West Point, that certainty is brought into question. War breaks out between the states, carrying Evan even farther from the plans their families calculated.

During rarely given leave, Evan returns home with his close friend Joseph Maynard, of a socialite Baltimore family. On their first night in quiet Vermont, the Conrad Farm is threatened by fire. Toting Emily's prize calf to safety, Joseph offers the Conrads more than assistance in a time of need. Can they accept what they have not planned for?

Relying on the nurturing assistance of Henrietta Benson, a runaway slave, Emily struggles to come to terms with her new feelings for the stranger and her mother's refusal to give up on the past.

Emily and Joseph's relationship strengthens despite her mother's attempts at turning him away. Then the time comes that Joseph must leave to fulfill his duty as a soldier. Courting disaster, the lovers agree to continue their affair on paper. In the shadows, Emily's mother bonds with two young comrades to see the affair ended for good. Now Emily and Joseph must traverse the dangerous gauntlet of both war and treachery.

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Ronan-Gant's avatar
Jack had a good life and will always be remembered through your book covers.