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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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Review of The Real Wizard of Oz by Rebecca Loncraine

Tweet The Real Wizard of Oz By Rebecca Loncraine Reviewed by J. Keith Jones Think you know everything about L. Frank Baum and The Wizard of Oz? Well, this book pulls back the curtain from the creator of The Wizard … Continue reading

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Review of The Evil Day by R. G. Yoho

Tweet The Evil Day By R. G. Yoho White Feather Press Reviewed by Keith Jones “The Evil Day” is the most recent of R. G. Yoho’s Kellen Malone books set on the American west. In recent comments Yoho has stated … Continue reading

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Review of Return to Matewan by R. G. Yoho

Tweet Return to Matewan By R. G. Yoho White Feather Press Reviewed by Keith Jones I have read almost all of R. G. Yoho’s books and I must say that “Return to Matewan” goes to the head of the class. … Continue reading

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Review of The Battle of Monroe’s Crossroads by Eric Wittenberg

Tweet The Battle of Monroe’s Crossroads By Eric J. Wittenberg Savas Beatie Reviewed by J. Keith Jones This book provides a great rendering of an often overlooked piece of history. As Gen. Robert E. Lee was winding down his defense … Continue reading

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Craig Johnson’s Hell is Empty – a Longmire Mystery

Tweet Hell Is Empty By Craig Johnson Penguin Books Reviewed by Keith Jones I have been reading the Longmire book series in order. Latest in my reading is “Hell Is Empty.” It is interesting how the plot of this book … Continue reading

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Hardy’s Capitals of the Confederacy

Tweet The Capitals of the Confederacy, a History By Michael C. Hardy Reviewed by J. Keith Jones Funny how no one until now had thought to write a consolidated history of the various capitals of the Confederate States of America. … Continue reading

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The Last Days of the Confederacy in Northeast Georgia

Tweet The Last Days of the Confederacy in Northeast Georgia By Ray Chandler Reviewed by J. Keith Jones Ray Chandler has been a writer in many forms for a number of years, but this is his first book. “The Last … Continue reading

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States Right Gist by Walter Brian Cisco

Tweet States Rights Gist: A South Carolina General of the Civil War By Walter Brian Cisco Pelican Publishers Reviewed by Keith Jones Many people are surprised and somewhat amused to learn that there was a Confederate general whose first two … Continue reading

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