Through the war for American Independence has come to an end, Nathaniel "Fox" Carter still struggles to survive the tragic loss he has suffered. When greed and selfish ambition threaten to destroy the only home he has known, Fox and his mother flee over the Misty Mountains to start a new life. But with growing hostilities between the settlers and the Cherokee, Fox soon discovers frontier life is a daily battle for survival.
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The American Revolution may have ended, but life for the settlers of the land over the Appalachian Mountains was hardly settled. British attempts to drive the Americans out of the land and hostilities with the Cherokees put a tremendous strain upon the inhabitants.
Nathaniel "Fox" Carter, part-Cherokee, finds himself caught in the region's increasing unrest. When he decides to explore his ancestry, he is befriended by Hannah Spencer, who tries to help him discover who he is and where he belongs. Little does he know that forces from both sides of his heritage are conspiring toward his destruction.
Will Hannah be able to convince Carter that working for the cause of war is not the right path to follow?
Gilbert Morris spent ten years as a pastor before becoming Professor of English at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas. He earned a Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas, and did postgraduate work at the University of London. His publishing credits include some two dozen scholarly articles, 200 poems, and more than 200 novels, including series such as House of Winslow, Lions of Judah, and Cheney Duvall, M.D. (coauthored with his daughter, Lynn Morris). Dr. Morris passed away in February 2016.
Aaron McCarver teaches drama and Christian literature at Wesley College in Florence, Mississippi. His deep interest in Christian fiction and broad knowledge of the Christian market have given him the background for editorial consultation with all the "writing Morrises" as well as other novelists. It was through his editorial relationship with Gilbert Morris that The Spirit of Appalachia series came to life.