New Book Release from Fireship Press—The Long Way Home–a Historical Novel Based on the True Story of Slaves Thomas Peters & Murphy Steele & Their Quest for a Better Life
Tucson, AZ, October 01, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Visit http://www.fireshippress.com/fireship_authors/kevin-bannister.html for more details.
The Promised Land for Two Slaves… Set in the turbulent times of the War of Independence, "The Long Way Home" follows the lives of Thomas Peters and Murphy Steele who are friends, former slaves, fellows-in-arms and leaders of the Black Brigade. Their real-life story is an epic adventure tale as they battle bounty hunters, racism, poverty and epidemic in their adopted country after the war.
"The Long Way Home" has resonated with readers around the world as an unforgettable account of courage, hope and determination triumphing over despair and injustice. Thomas Peters, thoughtful and charismatic, and Murphy Steele, strong and impulsive, lead their followers on an inspirational search for a place where they can be free.
“Kevin Bannister’s 'The Long Way Home' is a novel that grabs your attention from the start and keeps you riveted to the last word.” — Dr. Daniel N. Paul, C.M., O.N.S., LLD, DLIT, Mi’kmaq eldering, author of We Were Not The Savages, Order of Canada recipient, journalist and lecturer, www.danielpaul.com.
About the Author
Kevin Bannister is the father of five children and lives on a ranch along a river in the beautiful foothills of central Alberta. He has been a newspaper editor, sportswriter, reporter, investment house vice president, truck driver, farmer and steelworker amongst other jobs. Currently he ranches and is working on a sequel to The Long Way Home.
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Fiction: Historical, Action & Adventure, African-American/Historical
Trade paperback: 978-1-61179-361-1 / $19.99 • ePub & Mobi: 978-1-61179-362-8 / $7.99
Available through: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iBooks and Kobo