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The Fiery Salamander: A Tale of Pre-Revolution Carolina

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The last gasps of the French and Indian War wreaks havoc on a tight-knit group of families settled on the Carolina frontier. A lone boy, James Kirkpatrick, finds himself facing the wrath of a Shawnee war party looking for revenge against their Catawba enemy. That fateful day shapes the next four years of his life as he strives to survive in a land filled with fire, broken ...more
Kindle Edition, 239 pages
Published January 13th 2019 by Amazon
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Kayla Tornello
Feb 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
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I enjoyed this book despite a few distracting grammatical errors. I liked learning about what life was like on the frontier with the tensions between the settlers and the different Native tribes. This story really highlighted how hard life was back then. I liked the main character, James. The characters all seemed very realistic.

I received this book as a Goodreads giveaway. Yay!
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I won the kindle edition of this book in a Goodreads giveaway and cannot wait to read it!
Jean Roberts
Apr 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Historical Book Review: The Fiery Salamander by Will Robinson. Independently published on 13 January 2019. 417 pages. Book 1 of Back Country Novels. I was given a copy of this book in exchange for a review. The opinions given in this review are mine alone.

The Plot in Brief:
Set in the year 1763 in the British Colony of Carolina. This is the story of 14 year old James Kirkpatrick, his extended family and close-knit neighbors. Life is hard for these back-country Scots-Irish settlers who eke out a
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Started out well but then towards the end it just seemed to loose some steam and wondered towards an ending
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