Confederate Gold

A Novel

by Lawrence Barker



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/20/2023

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 80
ISBN : 9798823014892
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 80
ISBN : 9798823014908
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 80
ISBN : 9798823014915

About the Book

16 yr old Charlotte Pace and her cousin Ansley Jeffries along with friends Moses LeConte and Jack Thomas take a summer trip on the Great Smoky Mountain Steam Rairoad Train to Dillsboro North Carolina.. Jack gets into a fight while at a restaurant in town with the local town bully, Winstell Taylor. Jack wins and they quickly leave town going on a trail ride up the mountain. They hide in a cave at the mountain top and Jack remembers from his history class at school this was the place that a Confederate Gold shipment worth over 4 million dollars disappeared at the end of civil war. They encounter a huge black bear in the cave and Jack thinks this would be a great place to hide gold. The kids look for the gold. It is an adventure to find the gold and a tale of exoneration and change for Winstell Taylor thanks to Charlotte.

About the Author

Lawrence Barker ( Larry Barker) is a former Captain in the US Army . He retired from the Multi Line Property Casualty insurance business after forming his own company. He and his beautiful wife , Linda , married 49 years, love to travel and go to exotic locations all over the world. This is his 5th h novel . He lives in Savannah Ga. and has 2 sons, Jason and Brian and 2 grandchildren, Jack and Charlotte Barker.