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Winter 2019 Macmillan Mass Market Tor/Forge - March

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    Distributor: Raincoast Book Distribution Limited Supplies to:CA Availability: To order Excluding:Aug 05, 2020 On Sale Date:Feb 26, 2019 Carton Quantity:24 $12.99 CAD
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This Scorched Earth
A Novel of the Civil War and the American West
By (author): William Gear
9780765382375 Paperback, Mass market English General Trade FICTION / War & Military Feb 26, 2019 Print Run: 150000
$12.99 CAD
Active 4.24 x 7.52 x 1.3 in | 390 gr 800 pages Tor/Forge Forge Books

This Scorched Earth is an amazing tour de force depicting a family’s journey from near-devastation in the Civil War to their rebirth in the American West, fromNew York Times bestselling author William Gear.

The Civil War tore at the very roots of our nation and destroyed most of a generation.

In rural Arkansas, the Hancocks were devastated by that war. They not only lost everything, but experienced an unimaginable hell.

How does a traumatized human being put themselves back together? Where does a person begin to heal his or her broken mind…and does one choose damnation or redemption? For the Hancock siblings: Doc, Sarah, Butler, and Billy, the American frontier becomes a metaphor for the wilderness within—raw, and capable of being shaped. Self-salvation, however, always comes with a price.

Their journey is a testament to the power of love…and the American spirit.

This is their story. And ours.

WILLIAM GEAR is an international andUSA Today bestselling author who holds a master's degree in archaeology.This Scorched Earth is his magnum opus, a riveting family saga that combines his passion for the subject with his expertise in research and archaeology.

“Gear’sThis Scorched Earth is a sprawling but thoroughly engaging journey of a family from the Civil War to the opening of the American West. The word “epic” is overused — but this time it fits.”—C. J. Box, #1New York Timesbestselling author

“The novel that Gear has always been meant to write.”—Craig Johnson,New York Times bestselling author

"Gear is one of the finest crafters of historical fiction writing today.This Scorched Earthis fascinating—a page turner you can't put down. You'll be so entranced you won't realize what you've learned. This book is a hold-tight keeper!."—Heather Graham,New York Times bestselling author

"Gear is a national treasure...This Scorched Earth combines a vision as vast as our tragic civil war with the steady, unrelenting pace of a modern-day thriller."—Loren D. Estleman

“More than an epic novel of the Civil War; it is a thrilling and haunting experience; you will never think of the Civil War in the same way again.”—Margaret Coel,New York Timesbestselling author

“Not for the faint-hearted,This Scorched Earth will keep you reading till the last page is turned.”—Kat Martin,New York Times bestselling author

“For the millions of readers fascinated by the Civil War,This Scorched Earth is a must-read.”—Lucia St Claire Robson, #1New York Times bestselling author

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