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Review of audio book Three Years With Quantrill

Tweet Three Years With Quantrill: A True Story Told by His Scout (Audio version) John McCorkle & O. S. Barton Narrated by Dan John Miller Reviewed by J. Keith Jones I recently picked up the audio version of this informative … Continue reading

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Review: When the Yankees Come – Paul Graham

Tweet When the Yankees Come: Former South Carolina Slaves Remember Sherman’s Invasion (Voices from the Dust Book 1) Shotwell Publishing Paul C. Graham Reviewed by J. Keith Jones There really is no better foundation for understanding history than reading source … Continue reading

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Review of Audio Book Three Months in the Southern States by Fremantle

Tweet Three Months in the Southern States: April-June, 1863 – Audio By Arthur James Lyon Fremantle Narrated by Michael Page Publisher: Tantor Audio Reviewed by J. Keith Jones I have long been familiar with the memoirs of Arthur Fremantle of … Continue reading

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Spirit of Steamboat – Craig Johnson

Tweet The Spirit of Steamboat By Craig Johnson Penguin Books Reviewed by Keith Jones “Spirit of Steamboat” is a bit of a departure for Craig Johnson. It is still a Longmire book, but this time it is an adventure rather … Continue reading

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A Serpent’s Tooth – Craig Johnson

Tweet A Serpent’s Tooth By Craig Johnson Penguin Books Reviewed by Keith Jones Every Longmire book by Craig Johnson that I read seems to outdo the last and “A Serpent’s Tooth” is no exception. As Craig Johnson has often discussed, … Continue reading

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Battle of Wise’s Forks – Sokolosky & Smith

Tweet To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming”: The Battle of Wise’s Forks, March 1865 By Wade Sokolosky and Mark A. Smith Savas Beatie Reviewed by Keith Jones “To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming: The Battle of Wise’s Forks, March 1865” walks the … Continue reading

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As The Crow Flies by Craig Johnson

Tweet As The Crow Flies By Craig Johnson Penguin Books Reviewed by Keith Jones “As The Crow Flies” is a fine entry in the Longmire series. It is a bit different as there is little of the presence of Deputy … Continue reading

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Great Amazon Review for Boys of Diamond Hill

Tweet From time to time, I will revisit my past books on the online outlets to see if there is any activity and am always gratified to find a new review. This fine review (5 stars) copied below is for … Continue reading

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Legend of the Free State of Jones by Rudy Leverett

Tweet Legend of the Free State of Jones By Rudy H. Leverett University of Mississippi Press Reviewed by Keith Jones With Hollywood at it again producing harsh depictions of the South in the new movie, The Free State of Jones, … Continue reading

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Johnnie Come Lately – Audio Version

Tweet If you have read my previous posts on the subject, you already know that I am a fan of Kathleen Rodgers‘ novels. I have had the pleasure of conducting two interviews with Kathy for these pages. First in 2012 … Continue reading

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