Wes Blount has been hounded out of the job he loved, managing high mountain forests. As a parting shot, his ex-wife ravages his pristine wilderness property, spoiling the creek bank mining for... More > gold.
When Tosha fails as an exotic dancer, she crashes hard and finds herself bouncing from shacks to shelters to unwelcoming siblings. A generation apart but a short distance away, a respected cold war physicist, Dr. Carmelo Kuroly, secludes himself, further and further removed from a key role in the President’s inner circle and finally from all his loved ones.
Through his family, Wes unwittingly connects with them and, with the aid of an attractive young biologist, begins to find healing for himself.< Less
In May of 1863, twenty year old William Blount, a reluctant Confederate corporal, carries messages between the camps of the divided Confederate army in Mississippi. He meets generals − some... More > brilliant, some brats − as well as desperate soldiers, brave civilians, and finally a woman he cannot forget.
A century later, a hard-working black community fights its own battles in the same vicinity. Beautiful Virginia runs afoul of one of the most powerful men in Jackson and events spin out of control. Once again, casualties mount in Mississippi as the combatants scramble to cover their tracks only to get entangled in the history of their homeland.< Less