Mercer University Press

Secrets in a House Divided: A Novel of Civil War Richmond

By Clara Silverstein - Published 2018

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During the summer of 1864, young wife and mother Amanda Ayers Carter is struggling to survive with her daughter Nell in their Richmond home ...Read Review

Swimming with Serpents

By Sharman Burson Ramsey - Published 2012

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As an Alabama native who’s visited Horseshoe Bend and knows descendants of William Weatherford, I was interested in this novel about the ...Read Review

Washed in the Blood

By Lisa Alther - Published 2011

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I’d only vaguely heard of the Melungeons before reading Washed in the Blood. Lisa Alther has brought this mysterious Appalachian race out ...Read Review

Washed in the Blood

By Lisa Alther - Published 2011

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Saga

Washed in the Blood is a saga spanning three centuries of the (as one character terms it) “racially ambiguous” descendants of Diego Martin ...Read Review